Giselle

Time:
17:00
Duration:
2h20

SYNOPSIS

When Giselle learns that her beloved Albrecht is promised to another woman, she dies of a broken heart in his arms. While Albrecht grieves, she returns from the dead as a Wili, a vengeful spirit meant to make unfaithful men dance until death…

PRESENTATION

Prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova personifies this ultimate ballerina role in the classical repertoire, alongside the sensational Sergei Polunin as Albrecht, in this chilling, yet luminous ballet that continues to captivate audiences for over 150 years at the Bolshoi.

Captured live on Oct 11, 2015
Music
Adolphe Adam
Choreography
Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto
Theophile Gautier and Jean-Henry Saint-Georges
Distribution
Svetlana Zakharova (Giselle)
Sergei Polunin (Albrecht)
Ekaterina Shipulina (Myrtha)
Denis Savin (Hans)
Daria Khokhlova/Igor Tsvirko
The Bolshoi's corps de ballet

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