Bolshoi ballet: Giselle
Bolshoi ballet: Giselle (2020)
Genres: Ballet
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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…

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

Choerography: Alexei Ratmansky

Libretto: Théophile Gautier and Jean-Henry Saint-Georges

Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

Release Date: 26.01.2020
Length: 2h 24 min
Director: Aleksei Ratmanski
Production Company: Pathé Live
Distributor: Pathé Live