- When June 2–12, 2022
- Where Lyric Opera House
- Choreography Yuri Possokhov
- Music Ludwig Minkus
A family-friendly ballet full of bravery, fantasy, and love, Yuri Possokhov’s fresh interpretation of this revered ballet classic centers on Don Quixote, an aging and eccentric nobleman, who imagines himself to be a valiant knight. With his trusted sidekick Sancho Panza in tow, Quixote embarks on a humorous and fateful journey, ready to breathe life into a world where windmills become monsters and adventure awaits beyond the horizon.
About the Artists
Possokhov’s extensive repertoire for The Joffrey Ballet includes the blockbuster world premiere of Anna Karenina in 2019.
Minkus is responsible for some of the most successful ballet scores ever produced, many of which are still performed today, including Don Quixote.