Premiered on December 25, 1997.

Presented with one interval.
Running time: 2 hours 25 minutes.



Bolshoi Ballet official sponsor

Libretto by Theophile Gautier and Jean-Henry Saint-Georges
Production: Vladimir Vasiliev
Choreography: Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Mauris Petipa, Alexander Gorsky, Leonid Lavrovsky, Vladimir Vasiliev
Set Designer: Sergei Barkhin
Costume Designer: Hubert de Givanchi
Philippe Venet participating
Music Director: Algis Zhuraytis
Adviser: Galina Ulanova
Lighting Designer: Mikhail Sokolov

David Hallberg as Count Albrecht.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
David Hallberg as Count Albrecht.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zahkarova as Giselle.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zahkarova as Giselle.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Vyacheslav Lopatin as Count Albrecht.<br/>Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
Vyacheslav Lopatin as Count Albrecht.
Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
Dmitry Gudanov as Count Albrecht.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Dmitry Gudanov as Count Albrecht.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance. Svetlana Zahkarova as Giselle.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance. Svetlana Zahkarova as Giselle.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Marianna Ryzhkina as Giselle.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Marianna Ryzhkina as Giselle.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zahkarova as Giselle. Elena Bukanova as Berthe.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zahkarova as Giselle. Elena Bukanova as Berthe.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Maria Allash as Mirtha.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Maria Allash as Mirtha.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.<br/>Dmitry Dorokhov as Hillarion.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance.
Dmitry Dorokhov as Hillarion.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
David Hallberg as Count Albrecht.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
David Hallberg as Count Albrecht.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Anna Nikulina as Giselle.<br/> Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Anna Nikulina as Giselle.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Svetlana Zahkarova as Giselle.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zahkarova as Giselle.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zahkarova as Giselle.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zahkarova as Giselle.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Anastasia Stashkevich as Giselle.<br/> Vyacheslav Lopatin as Count Albrecht.<br/> Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.
Anastasia Stashkevich as Giselle.
Vyacheslav Lopatin as Count Albrecht.
Photo by Mikhail Logvinov.


				
General sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Ingosstrakh Insurance Company
General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is investment group Absolute
Privileged sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Credit Suisse bank
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is GUM