Home Theaters Moscow Moscow theatre "New Opera" 1 August 2018, 19:00 - Giselle - A.Adam (Ballet in two acts) ).The State Classic Ballet Theatre
2018 | Wednesday
Classical ballet
Moscow theatre "New Opera", Moscow
Duration: 2 hours
World premiere: Theatre de l`Academie Royal de Musique, Paris, 28 June 1841

The epitome of Romantic ballet, Giselle is a poignant tale of unrequited love, remorse, and forgiveness. The role of Giselle, often described as the Hamlet of the ballet world, requires an exquisite stylist with daring dramatic and technical skills. Giselle (by Marius Petipa) is one of the world's favorite romantic ballets, and tells the story of a beautiful village girl who falls in love with a powerful Count, who is disguises himself as a fellow villager. When Giselle learns of his deception and that their love will never be, her world falls apart and she descends into madness.

Libretto by Theophile Gautier, Jules-Henri Saint-Georges
Choreographers: Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa
Adapted by Leonid Lavrovsky
Set Designer: Lev Solodovnikov
Costume Designer: Elizaveta Dvorkina
The Orchestra of the Novaya Opera Theatre
Conductor: Evgeny Samoilov

Giselle was premiered at the State Academic Theatre of Classical Ballet in 1991. The plot of this ballet is based on an old legend about girls who died before their wedding (the Wilis). Giselle is the most poetic piece of all the romantic ballets and is widely admired by the public. The second act is one of the high-water marks of classical choreography.

Composer: Adolphe Adam
Composer: Adolphe Adam