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Giselle

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Heartbreak is the inspiration behind one of the most influential Romantic ballets. Read More >

Heartbreak is the inspiration behind one of the most influential Romantic ballets.

Giselle, a peasant girl, takes her own life when she discovers that her young lover is actually Count Albrecht and is unable to marry her. Rising from the dead she preys on Albrecht, but when he repents and visits her grave, she too changes her mission, protecting him from the touch of her phantom sisters.

Peter Wright’s sensitive staging, combined with the design of John F Macfarlane, provides a contrast between the physical world and supernatural world.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 15/04/2006

Closing Night: 29/04/2006

Running time: 2h10

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Cast & Creative

Creative

Director - Production by Peter Wright

Producer - The Royal Ballet

Designer - John F Macfarlane

Choreographer - Marius Petipa after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot

Conductor - Boris Gruzin

Lighting Designer - Jennifer Tipton

About Royal Opera House

Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom WC2E 9DD

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