Details

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.

Creatives/Company

Music: Adolphe Adam
Company: Royal Ballet
Choreographer(s): Marius Petipa, Peter Wright (additional choreography)
Director: Peter Wright
Design: John Macfarlane
Lighting(s): Jennifer Tipton (original), David Finn (revival)
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Giselle - Royal Ballet

Giselle - Royal Ballet (Dance or ballet) production archive for QTIX code T01549521269. Details of all Giselle - Royal Ballet archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S702

Archive Listings

18 Jan 14
to
10 Feb 14
Royal Opera House
West End
Greater London

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