GISELLE

New production

Time:
16:00
Duration:
2h30
Version:
VO
1 intermission

Live from Moscow

LIVE

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 of jilted brides who condemn Albrecht to dance until he dies of exhaustion…

PRESENTATION

Giselle touches upon great and universal romantic themes. In this brand new production, renowned choreographer Alexei Ratmansky brings a fresh perspective to one of the oldest and greatest works of classical dance, giving the audience an opportunity to discover this iconic ballet anew.
Music
Adolphe Adam
Choreography
Alexei Ratmansky
Libretto
Théophile Gautier and Jean-Henry Saint-Georges
Distribution
Olga Smirnova (Giselle)
Artemy Belyakov (Albrecht)
Denis Savin (Hans)
Angelina Vlashinets (Myrtha, Queen of the Wilis)
Nelli Kobakhidze (Bathilde, Albercht's fiancée)
Anna Antropova (Berthe, Giselle's mother)
Anastasia Denisova (Zulmé)