27 January 2014
Running time: 2 hours and 10 minutes (including one interval)
The greatest of all Romantic ballets, Peter Wright’s production is a tale of betrayal, supernatural spirits and love that transcends death. Darcey Bussell presents the relay live from the Royal Opera House.
Cast sheets are available as PDFs
Choreography Marius Petipa after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot Music Adolphe Adam revised by Joseph Horovitz Scenario Théophile Gautier after Heinrich Heine Production Peter Wright Additional choreography Peter Wright Designer John Macfarlane Original lighting Jennifer Tipton Lighting re-created by David Finn
The Royal Ballet
Conductor Boris Gruzin Giselle Natalia Osipova Albrecht Carlos Acosta Orchestra Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
The greatest of all Romantic ballets, Peter Wright’s production of Marius Petipa’s classic is a tale of betrayal, the supernatural and love that transcends death.
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