Ballet 2024-2025


Adolphe Adam



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The ballet

The young peasant girl Giselle falls in love with a man who conceals his true identity from her and dances to express her love for him. But the gamekeeper Hilarion, who loves Giselle, is dead set on unmasking his love rival. He reveals to the young woman that the man she loves is in fact Albrecht, Duke of Silesia, who is already engaged to someone else… Giselle loses her mind and dies of heartbreak. She is now condemned to live in the realm of the Willis, a sisterhood of unmarried girls who died after being betrayed by their lovers…