Northrop Presents


2016//17 Northrop Film Series
May 2017
About the Event

Giselle is the quintessential Romantic ballet. Its title role, one of the most technically demanding and emotionally challenging in the classical repertory, is dance by Alina Cojocaru, partnered by Johan Kobborg as Count Albrecht. This tale of the transcendental power of love over death is evocatively portrayed through Peter Wright’s sensitive staging and John Macfarlane’s designs, which beautifully contrast the human and supernatural worlds. This film shows the story being performed by The Royal Ballet at Covent Garden in 2006. 

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