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Bolshoi Ballet


Venue Raffertys Theatre
Dates 05 March 2016

The young peasant girl, Giselle dies when she learns that the man she loves, Albrecht, has betrayed her. In the afterlife, she joins the wilis, vengeful spirits who now turn against Albrecht and condemn him to dance until he dies of exhaustion…

This treasure of a romantic ballet is one of the oldest and greatest in classical repertoire, touching upon the great romantic themes: a doomed love affair ending in tragedy, a dive into fantasy and ultimate redemption through the power of love. The Bolshoi is renowned for its intimate and emotionally intense interpretation of this beloved drama.

Captured live on stage in Moscow and screened at Riverside.

Music Adolphe Adam
Yuri Grigorovich
Theophile Gautier and Jean-Henry Saint-Georges
The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

Image Credit: Pierce Jackson and Anders Urmacher

Classification: E – Exempt from Classification
Distributor: Sharmill Films

Download a PDF version of the Giselle cast sheet here: Giselle Cast Sheet

Download a Word version of the Giselle cast sheet here: Giselle Cast Sheet

Dates & Times:
Saturday 5 March 1pm

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Approximately 2 hours 20 minutes (Including interval)

Ticket Prices

Sidekicks Adult $22
Sidekicks Concession $19
Adult $25
Concession $22
F/T Student $15
Child Under 16 $15

Transaction fees apply

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Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $4.00