Raul Attends Reopening of Havana’s Grand Theater

Army General Raul Castro Ruz, President of the councils of State and Ministers, attended on Friday the gala dedicated to the triumph of the Cuban Revolution at the Alicia Alonso Gran Teatro de La Habana, which also marked the reopening of the emblematic center after three years of intense restoration works.

The gala included the staging of the so-called Classic Triptych, at the Federico Garcia Lorca Hall, under the general direction of prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Alonso and the accompaniment of the Orchestra of the Alicia Alonso Grand Theater, conducted by Giovanny Duarte.

The show was composed of the pieces Giselle (Act I ) -choreographed by Alicia Alonso over the original by Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot-, Swan Lake (Act II) -choreographed by Alicia Alonso over the original by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov-, and Coppelia (Act III) -choreographed by Alicia Alonso over the original by Arthur Saint-Leon and the version by Marius Petipa.

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