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Adam: Giselle / Wordsworth, Royal Opera House Orchestra


Release Date: 03/24/2017 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: OA1230D  
Composer:  Adolphe Adam
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The quintessential Romantic ballet, Giselle has remained a cornerstone of the classical repertory since its premiere in 1841. Peter Wright's landmark production for The Royal Ballet does full justice to the work's emotional and atmospheric power, with John Macfarlane's designs beautifully capturing the contrast between the human and supernatural worlds. Giselle is one of the most challenging and demanding roles in the repertory and has always been a showcase for exceptional ballerinas. With Marianela Nunez's "absolute mastery" of the choreography, she and her Albrecht, Vadim Muntagirov, are "technically thrilling" (Guardian). The quintessential Romantic ballet, Giselle has remained a cornerstone of the classical repertory since its premiere in 1841. Peter Wright's landmark production for The Royal Ballet does full justice to the work's emotional and atmospheric power, with John Macfarlane's designs beautifully capturing the contrast between the human and supernatural worlds. Giselle is one of the most challenging and demanding roles in the repertory and has always been a showcase for exceptional ballerinas. With Marianela Nunez's "absolute mastery" of the choreography, she and her Albrecht, Vadim Muntagirov, are "technically thrilling" (Guardian). Read less

Works on This Recording

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Giselle by Adolphe Adam
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; France 

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