The Ballet Nacional de Cuba in early September for Spain on a tour that will take the company to almost 30 cities.
They will take their greatest hits repertoire, including Swan Lake, Cinderella and Giselle. Less known pieces include En las sombras de un vals (In the shadows of a waltz), with choreography by Alicia Alonso on Strauss waltzes; Acentos (Accents), and Idilio (Idyll), both by the young Cuban choreographer Eduardo Blanco.
Alonso’s version of Swan Lake will open the September 7 – 18 season at the Tívoli Theatre, Barcelona; Cinderella, by Pedro Consuegra will be performed at the Teatros del Canal Theater of Madrid from September 23, and Alonso’s version of Giselle will start at the Valladolid Theater on November 23.
The BNC tour includes visits to Guadalajara, Alicante, Leon, Burgos, Santander, San Sebastian, Manzanares, Toledo, Bilbao and about 20 other cities.