The top romantic ballet Giselle by French composer Adolphe Adam will be staged at the National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet on October 30, 2011.
Giselle, choreography by Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot, was first premiered on June 28, 1841 at the Grand Opera theatre in Paris, France.
A peasant Giselle, who is the main character in the ballet, will be played by G.Tsolmon, Prince Albrecht by O.Gantsooj, Ganst by Kh.Mungunkhulug, Bathilde by R.Baigalmaa, Wilfrid by A.Ulzii-Orshikh, Myrtha by G.Batchimeg, Giselle’s mother Berthe by Sh.Oyuntuya.
The ballet tells the story of a peasant girl named Giselle whose ghost, after her premature death, protects her lover from the vengeance of a group of evil female spirits called Wilis.
The ballet was first presented at the Paris Opera's Salle Le Peletier on 28 June 1841. On 12 March 1842, the ballet was presented in England at Her Majesty's Theatre, London. On 30 December of the same year, the ballet was first presented in St. Petersburg at the Bolshoi Theatre. In Italy, it was first presented in Milan at Teatro alla Scala on 17 January 1843. In the United States, the ballet premiered at the Howard Atheneum, Boston on January 1, 1846 accordingly. And in Mongolia
it was premiered in 1979.