Archive: Giselle


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The despair of unrequited love ... winged romantic ballet.
Adolphe Charles Adam (1803 - 1856) / Robert Strajner ( 1943)

Mahen Theatre - Malinovského us . 1
Admission: 150-440 CZK
Author : Adolphe Charles Adam
Conductor: Pavel Snajdr
Director: Robert Strajner
Choreographer : Robert Strajner
Scene : Daniel Dvořák
Costumes : Roman Šolc
Lighting Design : Daniel Dvořák
Assistant Choreographer: John Ruggieri , Gustavo Beserra Quintans , Jana Přibylová

Cast June 24, 2014 19:00
Giselle - Eriko Wakizono
Albert , Duke - Jan Fousek
Hilarion - Uladzimir Ivanou
Prince of Courland - Ivan Příkaský
Bathilde , his daughter - Camille Erskine
Berthe , Giselle 's mother - John Ruggieri
Wilfrid Squire - Gregor Giselbrecht
Myrtha , Queen of the villas - Klaudia Bittererová
Myrtha's companion - Ilaria Ghironi , Monika Pimková
Performance Conductor : Pavel Snajdr

In 1841 held in Paris premiere of a new ballet Giselle and had such a huge success that within a decade, appeared on all the major stages of the world of ballet . Story provided by the German poet Heinrich Heine . Story about girls who betrayed the love died before the wedding and now can not find peace in the grave , took Théophile Gautier , great theorist of romantic theater. The poignant , sweet and melodic music, filled with French charm created by A. CH. Adam . On our stage will be a new production of the ballet , which adds to the romantic atmosphere of the 19th century staging on stage Mahen Theatre . According to the original libretto by Jules - Henry Vernoye de Saint - Georges and Théophile Gautier and Jean Corraliho choreographic concept , Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa staged by this gem of a romantic era ballet choreographer Robert Strajner - author of the successful staging of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake , which is set in our repertoire.