Giselle (Complete ballet recorded in 2006) BLU-RAY

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Giselle (Complete ballet recorded in 2006) BLU-RAY
The Royal Ballet / Alina Cojocaru / Johan Kobborg / Marianela Nunez / Martin Harvey / Boris Gruzin (cond)

[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc ]

Release Date: Monday 1 June 2009

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BLU-RAY - 'Cojocaru's interpretation, everyone seems to agree, is one of the greatest of all time, and she continues to refine it with every performance' The Observer

Note: This Blu-ray Disc (BD) is not compatible with standard DVD players

Choreographer: Marius Petipa

Perhaps the most celebrated ballet of the Romantic era, Adolphe Adam's intoxicating ballet Giselle is the dramatic story of a peasant girl whose betrayal by her aristocratic lover causes her to go mad before dying and returning as a ghost. Featuring the fabulous Alina Cojocaru in the title role and Johan Kobborg as a torn Count Albrecht, Peter Wright's sparkling production and John Macfarlane's pastoral designs create an opulent feast for the eyes.

Bonus material:

Illustrated synopsis & cast gallery.

'Cojocaru's interpretation, everyone seems to agree, is one of the greatest of all time, and she continues to refine it with every performance… One of the things which makes Cojocaru so poignant in this role is a quality that one senses in the dancer herself. Something in the emotional charge of her performances, some fragility beneath the ballerina steel, emphasises the ephemeral nature of the art form. It reminds us that we must seize the day.' The Observer