Giselle

Time:
17:00
Duration:
2h20
1 intermissions

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SYNOPSIS

The young peasant girl, Giselle dies when she learns that the man she loves, Albrecht, has betrayed her. Against her own will, she joins the wilis, vengeful spirits who now turn against Albrecht and condemn him to dance until he dies of exhaustion…

PRESENTATION

This treasure of romantic ballet is one of the oldest and greatest in classical repertoire, touching upon the great romantic themes: a doomed love affair ending in tragedy, a dive into fantasy and ultimate redemption through the power of love. The Bolshoi is renowned for its intimate and emotionally intense interpretation of this beloved drama.

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Choreography
Yuri Grigorovich
Music
Adolphe Adam
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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