Why See Varna International Ballet - Giselle?
A tragic tale of love and betrayal set to a haunting score by Adolphe Adams, Giselle's bittersweet beauty will likely bring a tear to your eye when it is presented by the Varna International Ballet in spring 2023, who make their UK debut for the first time in their 75-year history. So sit back and enjoy an exquisite rendering from this first-class company.
What is the story?
A heart-rending tale of unrequited love, betrayal and forgiveness, Giselle uses exquisite style and kinetic grace to tell the story of the titular village maiden. Set in the Rhineland of the Middle Ages, it begins with the ensuing romance of the beautiful peasant girl Giselle and a humble villager named Loys. Unbeknownst to Giselle, her new paramour is actually a young nobleman in disguise, one who is already betrothed to another. A romantic triangle emerges that brings passion, death and eternal love.
Performance date: 2 March 2023
You may be required to wear a mask during this performance. Please contact the venue directly for more information.
What you thought
4 reviews, average rating: (4.3 Stars)
We have seen many Giselle productions,this was as good as any .The dancing... more
I attended this production in Buxton. Buxton Opera House has a notoriously... more
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