Choreography by Aaron S. Watkin
Music by Ludwig Minkus und Manuel de Falla

Dancers: Svetlana Gileva

»A man from La Mancha and his dream of Doña Dulcinea« This internationally acclaimed ballet to music by Ludwig Minkus is based on Miguel de Cervantes’s picaresque classic »Don Quixote«. We see the eponymous hero as he undertakes a dream journey, leading him through many adventures – who doesn’t know his battle with the windmills? Aaron S. Watkin has introduced the music of Manuel de Falla to his new ballet production to create a thrilling, musically shimmering atmosphere.


This page features a ballet video titled Don Quixote – Act I Aldonza’s 2nd Variation. The ballet company performing in this ballet video include Dresden Semperoper Ballett. Choreography featured in this video is by .