Wednesday, May 2, 2012 – 7:00pm
by Adolphe Adam
Libretto by Jules-Henri Vernoy de
Saint-Georges and Théophile Gaultier
Approx. running time: 2 hours 10 minutes,
with 1 intermission
Performed by the Moscow Festival Ballet
Cast, program, and schedule are subject to change.
The Moscow Festival Ballet, under the direction of renowned Director / Choreographer Sergei Radchenko, returns to Wichita following their delightful 2010 performance of Coppelia. The peasant girl Giselle, following her premature death, returns as a ghost to protect her lover from vengeful spirits. Gorgeous music and an engaging story have made Giselle a perennial favorite. Maria Sokolnikova dances the title role.