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Performance

VenueRoyal Opera House
Other spaces: Linbury Studio, Ballet Studio, Clore Studio,Floral Hall
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From4th November 2021
To3rd December 2021
PricesFrom £6.00. To £125.00.
What is currently on at Royal Opera House (V377)
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.

Giselle

GiselleT1076639248
First produced in 1841 at the Paris Opera, Giselle is perhaps the best known and most poignant ballet of the Romantic era. Set in a medieval Rhineland village, it tells of Giselle, a naive peasant girl, who is driven to suicide when deceived by her aristocratic lover, Albrecht. Filled with remorse, Albrecht visits her moonlit grave where he is condemned to death by ghostly spirits - the Wilis. However Giselle's love for Albrecht transcends death and she protects him until sunrise destroys the Wilis power and he is saved.
Music Adolphe Adam


Archive :: production:T1076639248, dance or ballet:S702, venue:V377
Current production:Work

Production details

Company

Company Royal Ballet
Choreographer Marius Petipa (after Jean Coralli)
Music Adolphe Adam (music edit)
Design Theophile Gautier (scenario - after Heinrich Heine)
Choreographer Peter Wright (additional choreography)
Design John Macfarlane
Lighting Jennifer Tipton (original lighting)
Lighting David Finn
Other Christopher Carr (staging)
Other Gary Avis (staging)
Other Samantha Raine (staging)

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