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Don Quixote

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Don Quixote

Ballet in Three Acts

Production conceived and directed by Mikhail Baryshnikov
Choreography by Mikhail Baryshnikov
after Marius Petipa
Choreography by Alexander Gorsky
Assistant to Mr. Baryshnikov Elena Tchernichova
Music by Ludwig Minkus
Transcriptions and Orchestrations by Patrick Flynn based on original score
Scenery and Costumes by Santo Loquasto
Lighting by Jennifer Tipton

World Premiere

March 23, 1978
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.

Cast:
Gelsey Kirkland (Kitri)
Mikhail Baryshnikov (Basil)

New York Premiere

May 2, 1978
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Cast:
Gelsey Kirkland (Kitri)
Mikhail Baryshnikov (Basil)