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Giselle (2014)

  • 27 January 2014 Recorded
  • 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

Cast sheets are available as PDFs

Credits

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
Performed by
The Royal Ballet

Performers

Conductor
Boris Gruzin
Giselle
Natalia Osipova
Albrecht
Carlos Acosta
Orchestra
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House