Giselle
Ballet

Ballet in two acts with music by Adolphe Adam

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  • Giselle
  • Eine Szene aus Giselle
    © Ingo Hoehn
  • Eine Szene aus Giselle
    © Lucia Hunziker

  • 1 hour 45 minutes with an interval
  • Recommended age: 8+

Rousing re-interpretation of a ballet classic

Albrecht and Bathilde are engaged to be married. But he falls in love with Giselle, who works as a cleaner for his rich family. Their totally different backgrounds and the expectations of his own family complicate their relationship. When his double life is exposed, Giselle, inconsolable and distraught, throws herself to her death. She joins the Wilis, the spirits of the past, and haunts Albrecht in his dreams. Pontus Lidberg has turned this romantic ballet to original music by Adolphe Adam into a modern evening of dance that addresses contemporary themes and issues.

The choreography [is] very light and airy [... and] develops in a continuous flow with the audience experiencing a constant exchange of energy between the dancing couples.
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