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Giselle

Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York

Scene from Giselle. Photo: Gene Schiavone.

Giselle


Choreography after Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa
Staged by Kevin McKenzie
Music by Adolphe Adam
Orchestrated by John Lanchbery
Scenery by Gianni Quaranta
Costumes by Anna Anni
Lighting by Jennifer Tipton


Running Time: 132 minutes

The epitome of Romantic ballet with “transcendently lovely pure dance” (Chicago Sun-Times), this heart-rending tale of deceit, remorse and forgiveness is a perfect fusion of music, movement and drama.

Upcoming Performances: Giselle

June 8, 2020
7:30 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
Hee Seo (Giselle)
Cory Stearns (Albrecht)
Devon Teuscher (Myrta)
June 9, 2020
7:30 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
Misty Copeland (Giselle)
Herman Cornejo (Albrecht)
Katherine Williams (Myrta)
June 10, 2020
2:00 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
June 10, 2020
7:30 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
Gillian Murphy (Giselle)
Thomas Forster (Albrecht)
Katherine Williams (Myrta)
June 11, 2020
7:30 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
Natalia Osipova (Giselle)
David Hallberg (Albrecht)
Devon Teuscher (Myrta)
June 12, 2020
7:30 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
Isabella Boylston (Giselle)
Aran Bell (Albrecht)
Catherine Hurlin (Myrta)
June 13, 2020
2:00 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
Sarah Lane (Giselle)
Daniil Simkin (Albrecht)
Christine Shevchenko (Myrta)
June 13, 2020
8:00 pm
New York, New York
Metropolitan Opera House
Stella Abrera Farewell
Stella Abrera (Giselle)
James Whiteside (Albrecht)
Gillian Murphy (Myrta)

"…an enduring classic"

- Alastair Macaulay , The New York Times

"Giselle is American Ballet Theatre’s best, most moving classical production"

- Leigh Witchel , New York Post

"…Onstage love, death and dance all come together in an engrossingly beautiful vortex…"

- Alastair Macaulay , The New York Times

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