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Giselle

By Théophile Gautier and Vernoy de Saint-George after Heinrich Heine. Music: Adolphe Adam.

Productions

London Coliseum, 1971 (London Festival Ballet)
Royal Opera House, 2004 (The Royal Ballet)

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London Coliseum
1971
London Festival Ballet.

Thursday 6th May
Double Bill with Bournonville Divertissement
CharacterPlayed By
Act I
GiselleEva Evdokimova
Albrecht, Duke of SilesiaCyril Atanassoff
Wilfred, his squireKeith Maidwell
Hilarion, a game-keeperDavid Long
Prince of CourlandTerry Hayworth
His PageTerence Hyde
Bathilde, affianced to AlbrechtValerie Aitken
Berthe, Giselle's MotherChristine Hughes
Peasant girl and boyMargot Miklosy, Juan Sanchez
Pas de sixNona Telford, Maria Guerrero, Heather McCubbin, Maggie Lorrayne, Patrica Merrin, Gillian Price
Vine GatherersCelia Baxter, Ann Dennis, Diane Hunwin, Maryanne Kraus, Monica Langley, Judith Rowann, Joanna Wallworth, Alexandra Pickford, Max Hanson, Sven Bradshaw, Peter Cartier, Anthony Forsey, Andrew Grimm, Brian Hewitt, Gerald Byrne, Michael Vernon
Ladies and Gentlemen of the CourtMoya Knox, Jennifer Iles, Linda Darrell, Bernadette King, Colin Jones, Malcolm Denver, John Taylor, David Radford
Act II
GiselleEva Evdokimova
AlbrechtCyril Atanassoff
HilarionDavid Long
Myrtha, Queen of the WilisKathryn Wade
Zulma, leading WilisValerie Aitken
Moyna, leading WilisNona Telford
WilisLinda Darrell, Ann Dennis, Diane Hunwin, Jennifer Iles, Vivien Loeber, Linda Maslin, Annette May, Lesley Mould, Alexandra Pickford, Gillian Price, Judith Rowann, Karen Smith, Marilyn Tipler, Joanna Wallworth, Celia Baxter, Monica Langley, Joan Maden, Maryanne Kraus
GamekeepersGerald Byrne, Andrew Grimm, Max Hanson, Brian Hewitt, Colin Jones, Malcolm Denver, Michael Vernon
ConductorTerence Kern

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Royal Opera House
12, 13, 15, 16, 17 (Mat & Eve), 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 27, 31 January, 5, 6, 7 February 2004
Music revised by Joseph Horovitz. Choreography: Marius Petipa after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot.
Production: Peter Wright. Designs: John F. Macfarlane.
Original Lighting: Jennifer Tipton. Re-created by: Clare O'Donoghue.
Conductor: Boris Gruzin. The Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House Concert Master: Vasko Vassilev.

CharacterPlayed By
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