“Roméo et Juliette”
Opéra National de Paris
April 1, 2016
by Leigh Witchel
copyright © 2016 by Leigh Witchel
At 32 years of age, Rudolf Nureyev’s “Roméo et Juliette” (Romeo and Juliet) is comfortably older than its stars, but a performance with a quick-rising couple showed who to watch at the Paris Opera Ballet, and that there was life in the gilded production, and even a few surprises.
Germain Louvet and Léonore Baulac in “Roméo et Juliette.” Photo © by Julien Benhamou.