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ballet Marius Petipa's Giselle, music by Adolphe Adam Marianela Nuñez (Giselle), Vadim Muntagirov (Albrecht)... — The Royal Ballet

Marianela Nuñez (Giselle), Vadim Muntagirov (Albrecht)... — The Royal Ballet

Marius Petipa's Giselle, music by Adolphe Adam Marianela Nuñez (Giselle), Vadim Muntagirov (Albrecht)... — The Royal Ballet


In this 2016 production of Giselle, the étoiles Marianela Nuñez and Vadim Muntagirov join forces with Barry Wordsworth and the Royal Opera House Orchestra to bring the work that Tchaikovsky considered to be “a poetic, musical, and choreographic jewel” to life. 

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  • Marianela Núñez | Giselle
  • Vadim Muntagirov | Albrecht
  • Bennet Gartside | Hilarion
  • Johannes Stephanek | Wilfred
  • Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
  • Barry Wordsworth | Conductor


  • Marius Petipa / Jean Coralli / Jules Perrot / Adolphe Adam, Giselle
    • I: Overture
    • I: Introduction - Albrecht arrives at Giselle’s cottage
    • I: Berthe and Hilarion
    • I: Albrecht and Wilfred
    • I: Giselle’s Entrance
    • I: Giselle and Albrecht dance - Hilarion returns
    • I: The peasants arrive
    • I: Giselle invites Albrecht to dance
    • I: Berthe returns and recounts the legend of the Wilis
    • I: The peasants celebrate the grape harvest
    • I: Peasants’ pas de six
    • I: Peasants’ pas de deux
    • I: Male Variation
    • I: Female Duet
    • I: Male Duet
    • I: Female Variation - Coda
    • I: The hunt arrives
    • I: Giselle’s Variation
    • I: Bathilde speaks to Giselle
    • I: Hilarion discovers Albrecht’s secret
    • I: The peasants dance
    • I: Hilarion reveals Albrecht’s secret
    • II: Introduction - Hilarion at Giselle’s grave
    • II: Myrtha appears and conjures the Wilis
    • II: The Wilis’ dance
    • II: Myrtha summons Giselle from the grave
    • II: Albrecht lays flowers at the grave and Giselle appears
    • II: The Wilis dance Hilarion to his death
    • II: Giselle and Albrecht’s pas de deux
    • II: Giselle and Albrecht dance
    • II: Albrecht’s Variation
    • II: Giselle pleads with Myrtha
    • II: Myrtha commands Albrecht to dance
    • II: Albrecht falls exhausted
    • II: Dawn breaks and the Wilis fade away


  • Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (London, Great Britain)
  • Production date: 2016
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min
  • Production: © Royal Opera House Covent Garden Foundation
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