Giselle is a dramatic and timeless tale of love, deception, revenge and forgiveness. An enchanting classical ballet from the Romantic era, Giselle was first performed in 1841. The balletís combination of dramatic acting, virtuoso technique and ethereal beauty continues to enthrall audiences around the world.
Dutch National Ballet's new production, by the creative partnership of Rachel Beaujean and Ricardo Bustamante, is based on the original ballet by Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot. With additional choreography by Beaujean and Bustamante, atmospheric designs by Toer van Schayk and a captivating international cast, this Giselle will make a beautiful addition to every ballet lover's collection.
Recorded live at the Muziektheater Amsterdam, in February 2009, in High Definition and surround sound.
Cast: Anna Tsygankova, Jozef Varga, Igone de Jongh, Jan Zerer, Michele Jimenez, Maia Makhateli, Mathieu Gremillet, Arthur Shesterikov and others.
Composer: Adolphe Adam.
Holland Symfonia, Conductor: Boris Gruzin.
Choreography: Marius Petipa after Jules Perrot and Jean Coralli. Production and additional choreography by: Rachel Beaujean and Ricardo Bustamante.
157 Minutes, Color, Region: 1.