Musings of Cervantes
Koegler, Horst, Dance Magazine
MUSINGS OF CERVANTES STUTTGART BALLET DON QUIJOTE OPERA HOUSE STUTTGART, GERMANY DECEMBER 10-31, 2000
Having danced Basilio in numerous versions with ballerinas all over the world, Maximiliano Guerra has, at 43, launched a new career as director/choreographer with his Don Quijote production for the Stuttgart Ballet. The Argentinean follows thus in the footsteps of Nureyev and Baryshnikov.
Claiming that he aims to restore dignity to the tottering knight by identifying him with his author, Cervantes, and thus show him as a rebel against the social and political evils of Spain during the seventeenth century, he starts promisingly by introducing this idea in the …
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Publication information: Article title: Musings of Cervantes. Contributors: Koegler, Horst - Author. Magazine title: Dance Magazine. Volume: 75. Issue: 4 Publication date: April 2001. Page number: 89. © 1999 Dance Magazine, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.