HAVANA, Cuba, Sep 1st (acn) Cuba’s National ballet Company (BNC) will begin on September 16 an international tour of important places of Spain and Oman, an Arab nation where the company will debut with the piece Don Quixote.
Meanwhile, in the Iberian country, presentations will take place in 13 cities, with classics such as Swan Lake and Don Quixote.
During this opportunity the program of the Cuban troupe will include Les Sylphides, choreographed by prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso, Celeste, by Annabelle Lopez and Carmen, by Alberto Alonso.
Leading roles will be in charge of Viengsay Valdes, Anette Delgado, Sadaise Arencibia, Dani Hernandez, Victor Estevez, Ernesto Diaz, Grettel Morejon, Estheysis Menendez, Jessie Dominguez, Alfredo Ibáñez, Luis Valle, Leandro Perez, accompanied by soloists and the BNC’s corps de ballet.
The international tour of Spain and Oman will end on November 7, after dancing in stages of Soria, Aranda de Duero and San Sebastian.
The BNC, founded in 1948, is one of the most prestigious dance companies in the world and occupies a prominent place in contemporary Spanish American culture.
Standing out in its repertoire are the ballets Cinderella, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Carmen, Coppelia and Giselle, among others.