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Giselle

  • 11 August 2016 Recorded
  • Running time: About 2 hours 15 minutes, including one interval

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.

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
Barry Wordsworth
Giselle
Marianela Nuñez
Albrecht
Vadim Muntagirov
Myrtha, Queen of the Wilis
Itziar Mendizabal
Hilarion
Bennet Gartside
Wilfred
Johannes Stepanek
Berthe
Elizabeth McGorian
Duke of Courland
Gary Avis
Bathilde
Christina Arestis
Leader of the Hunt
Jonathan Howells
Pas de sixes
Moyna
Olivia Cowley
Zulme
Beatriz Stix-Brunell
Concert Master
Peter Manning
Orchestra
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House