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Giselle by Paris Opera Ballet Capitol Theatre Sydney 2013

June 25, 2012toFebruary 11, 2013

 

* SYDNEY

Giselle by Paris Opera Ballet - Exclusive Sydney Season from 29 January 2013

Tickets On Sale Monday 2 July 2012

Giselle is the quintessential romantic ballet. The tale of an innocent country girl who, deceived by her noble lover, dies and joins the ranks of other young maidens, similarly betrayed, in a spirit world where she is able to save his life through her manifest love for him.

Founded in 1661 by Louis XIV as the Academie Royale de la Danse The Paris Opera Ballet has an unbroken tradition of two hundred and fifty years at the forefront of this ever-evolving art form, producing great works, legendary dancers and exceptional choreographers.

Ballet in Two Acts
Libretto by Theophile Gautier and Jules-Henri De Saint-Georges
Music Adolphe Adam
Choreography Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot (1841)
transmitted by Marius Petipa (1887)
adapted by Patrice Bart and Eugene Polyakov (1991)
Sets Alexandre Benois (1924) realised by Silvano Mattei
Costumes Alexandre Benois realised by Claudie Gastine
Production of 1998

Futher info and bookings www.parisoperaballet.com.au

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