ADAM, A.: Giselle (Royal Ballet, 2006)

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Giselle
Composer: Adam, Adolphe
Choreographer: Petipa, Marius
Original Choreographer: Coralli, Jean
Original Choreographer: Perrot, Jules

Count Albrecht: Kobborg, Johan

Conductor: Gruzin, Boris
Television Director: MacGibbon, Ross
Lighting Designer: Donoghue, Clare O'
Set/Stage Designer: Macfarlane, John
Costume Designer: Macfarlane, John

Date of Concert: 01-2006
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Playing Time: 01:52:00
Catalogue Number: OA0993D
UPC: 809478009931

Giselle is the quintessential Romantic ballet. Its title role, one of the most technically demanding and emotionally challenging in the classical repertory, is here danced by Alina Cojocaru, partnered by Johan Kobborg as Count Albrecht. This tale of the transcendental power of love over death is evocatively portrayed through Peter Wright's sensitive staging and John Macfarlane's designs, which beautifully contrast the human and supernatural worlds.

Bonus features:
- Illustrated synopsis

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