Bolshoi Ballet Live: Giselle *New Production*

New production    

 

Music Adolphe Adam

Choerography Alexei Ratmansky

Libretto Théophile Gautier and Jean-Henry Saint-Georges

 

Cast The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

 

 

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…

 

The ballet

 

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.

 

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