Adolphe Adam

Ballet in two acts
Libretto by Theophile Gautier, Jules-Henri de 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
Running time: 2 hours with one intermission
Recommended for 6+
The Kasatkina and Vasilyov State Academic Classical Ballet Theatre
(Moscow Classical Ballet)

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.

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