Don Juan is a classical ballet with music by Christoph Willibald von Gluck, a libretto by Ranieri de' Calzabigi and choreography by Gasparo Angilini. First performed in Veinna in 1761, the production tells the story of the title character Don Juan and his ultimate he descent into hell after he kills his lover's father. Powered by a shivering score that is distinctive to 18th century ballet, Don Juan has become a beloved and iconic staple of classical ballet, marking a great innovation in the history of ballet for its coherent, sequential story line.
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