Reviews for Giselle

  1. Royal Ballet - 'Giselle' - Sarah Lamb. Photo: Bill Cooper, courtesy ROH.

    Royal Ballet - Giselle - Royal Opera House

    Graham Watts, Tuesday 1 March 2016 — Performance: 26 February - 15 April 2016

    The eponymous heroine is a gentle, fragile peasant girl, so it’s a sad irony that the perennial vulnerability of a dancer’s body, incessantly pushed to the limit, should have led to the late withdrawa… Continue Reading

  2. Royal Ballet - Giselle - Royal Opera House

    Press Review Luke Jennings, Observer, Monday 7 March 2016Performance 26 February - 15 April 2016

    But the real thrill of this production is the Royal corps. In act one every dancer is an individual, with her own raison d’être and back story. 

  3. Royal Ballet - Giselle - Royal Opera House

    Press Review 4Zoë Anderson, Independent, Wednesday 2 March 2016Performance 26 February - 15 April 2016

    Peter Wright’s production returns in fine shape, its tale of betrayed love, death and forgiveness lucidly told. 

  4. Royal Ballet - Giselle - Royal Opera House

    Press Review 4Mark Monahan, The Telegraph, Wednesday 2 March 2016Performance 26 February - 15 April 2016

    The pas de six was exceptional, with Yuhui Choe and Alexander Campbell continuing what is fast becoming the Royal Ballet’s most appealing double-act, and Francesca Hayward delivering the best pas de chat I’ve seen on the Covent Garden stage since Alina Cojocaru 

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