to the CubaDebate website, the choreographic version of the classic
ballet by Cuban prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso excelled for
its high technical and artistic level.
Each of the dancers on the leading roles, Viengsay Valdés as Odette-Odile,
Carlos Acosta as prince Sigfrido and Javier Torres as sorcerer Von
Rothbart, were able to seduce the public with their enthusiasm.
Backed by the Symphonic Orchestra of the Theater directed by maestro
Giovanni Duarte, the evening reached its climax when Alicia Alonso,
escorted by the dancers, went out on stage to wave at the
The Cuban National Ballet is scheduled to perform at the Coliseum
until April 4, and then they will travel to Manchester to debut in
the Lowry Theater, as part of a Great Britain tour.