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Performance

VenueRoyal Opera House
Other spaces: Linbury Studio, Ballet Studio, Clore Studio,Floral Hall
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From30th May 2000
To7th June 2000
WhenMay 30, Jun 1 at 19:30, May 31 14:00 and 19:00, Jun 6/7 at 19:30
What is currently on at Royal Opera House (V377)

Giselle

GiselleT01856963631
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:T01856963631, dance or ballet:S702, venue:V377

Production details

New Production. Running time 2 hours.

Company

Company Birmingham Royal Ballet
Choreographer David Bintley
Choreographer Marius Petipa (after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot)
Music Adolphe Adam
Producer David Bintley
Producer Galina Samsova
Design Hayden Griffin
Lighting Mark Jonathan

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