Adolphe Charles Adam



Romantic ballet in two acts

The historical SND building
25. 11. 2016 26. 11. 2016

Schedule of performances

Saturday 8. 10. 2022
19:00 h 21:30 h
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Adam’s ballet Giselle is one of the historical reference period of High Romanticism and the most played work my international ballet ensembles Since it was first staged in Paris in 1841, Giselle has held the attention of audiences all around the world – merited not only to the touching romantic story by librettists Théophile Gautier and Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges, but also the melodic and rhythmic lightness of the music by renowned composer of the Romantic period Adolphe Charles Adam. The ballet, which today ranks among the oldest and most enter taining works of classical ballet literature – will be staged in its academic purity and brilliance - as staged by Rafael Avnikjan.

Running time: 2 hrs 25 mins with one interval

Tickets for Category 4 in the SND historical building are for seating with limited view. That is reflected in the ticket price. Kindly note that such tickets, therefore, cannot be returned in the event of customer complaints on the above grounds.

Production Team

Choreography and Direction Rafael Avnikjan
Musical Preparation Dušan Štefánek
Stage design Juan Guillermo Nova


Gróf - otec Bathildy František Šulek
Bertha - matka Giselle Viktória Šimončíková (as a guest) Cosmina Maria Zaharia
Wilfried - priateľ Alberta Aliaksei Kavaleuski Martin Radošinský