Giselle

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Giselle

October 18 - 29, 2017

 

Staged by: Lola de Ávila

Music: Adolphe Adam

 

A sweeping tale of passion beyond the grave, de Ávila's visionary Giselle elevates one of the greatest Romantic ballets to new heights. When a young peasant girl discovers her lover is betrothed to another, she dies of grief, only to be enlisted by the vengeful Wilis, a ghostly army of maidens who haunt the forests, dancing to death any male mortal who crosses their path.  When her beloved wanders into their grasp, Giselle carries out the ultimate act of love to free him from his fate. An ethereal descent into madness, desire, and sublime beauty that will leave you breathless.

 

Joffrey Premiere

 

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Photo of Ansa Deguchi of Oregon Ballet Theatre by Blaine Truitt Covert.

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October
Wed Oct 18, 2017 - 7:30pm
Fri Oct 20, 2017 - 7:30pm
Sat Oct 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
Sat Oct 21, 2017 - 7:30pm
Sun Oct 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
Thu Oct 26, 2017 - 7:30pm
Fri Oct 27, 2017 - 7:30pm
Sat Oct 28, 2017 - 2:00pm
Sat Oct 28, 2017 - 7:30pm
Sun Oct 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
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Giselle

October 18 - 29, 2017

 

Staged by: Lola de Ávila

Music: Adolphe Adam

 

A sweeping tale of passion beyond the grave, de Ávila's visionary Giselle elevates one of the greatest Romantic ballets to new heights. When a young peasant girl discovers her lover is betrothed to another, she dies of grief, only to be enlisted by the vengeful Wilis, a ghostly army of maidens who haunt the forests, dancing to death any male mortal who crosses their path.  When her beloved wanders into their grasp, Giselle carries out the ultimate act of love to free him from his fate. An ethereal descent into madness, desire, and sublime beauty that will leave you breathless.

 

Joffrey Premiere

 

To purchase a subscription, click here

 

 

 

Photo of Ansa Deguchi of Oregon Ballet Theatre by Blaine Truitt Covert.