Ballet in two acts with music by Adolphe Adam
- 1 hour 45 minutes with an interval
- Recommended age: 8+
Rousing re-interpretation of a ballet classic
‹Giselle› is considered the epitome of romantic ballet. First performed in Paris in 1841, it is about a peasant girl who falls for a duke. Pontus Lidberg brings the story into the modern day. Der Choreograph, The choreographer, filmmaker and dancer is a versatile and visionary artist. His Giselle is a migrant, who is betrayed and rejected by her rich lover Albrecht. The tragic story of love beyond the grave, told as a rousing re-interpretation.
About the work
NEW! Instead of a matinée – before the premiere
Shortly before the premiere, during the final rehearsals, we invite you to take a exclusive look behind the scenes. During an initial introduction you will get to know the artistic team and learn more about the production, inspiration and staging. Afterwards you will witness a stage rehearsal.
- Meeting point is the foyer
- 1 hour 30 minutes
- CHF 10
- Usually in German
- Date: 11.12.2020 7 pm
We take care of your children while you enjoy the performance. Book when purchasing your tickets.
Date: 10.01.2021, 4 pm
Dates & Tickets
- Musikalische Leitung – Benjamin Pope, Thomas Herzog
- Choreographie – Pontus Lidberg
- Kostüme – Rachel Quarmby Spadaccini
- Dramaturgie – Bettina Fischer
- Ballett Theater Basel
- Sinfonieorchester Basel