Metropolitan Ballet Presents

Giselle Starring Daniil Simkin and Skylar Brandt

Sat, Mar 23, 7:30 pm
Sun, Mar 24, 2:00 pm

Metropolitan Ballet in Giselle

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see world-renowned ballet dancers Daniil Simkin and Sklyar Brandt perform live in what is considered the most romantic ballet of all time. 

Celebrate 25 years with Minneapolis and Saint Paul’s own Metropolitan Ballet and experience the romance and beauty of Giselle—the classical tale of a young peasant girl whose heart breaks when it is unveiled that the man she loves is a nobleman betrothed to marry another. A 19th-century masterpiece, Giselle defines the romantic era, featuring the iconic and passionate dance of the Wilis in Act Two. With live accompaniment by the Kenwood Symphony Orchestra, directed by Dr. Yuri Ivan. 

Skylar Brandt of New York is a Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre (ABT). In 2022, Brandt was named to the Forbes “30 Under 30” list of influential leaders and entrepreneurs. 

Daniil Simkin of Russia is a Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre (ABT). Beginning with the 2018-2019 season, he joined Staatsballett Berlin as a Principal Dancer while maintaining his position at ABT. He performs worldwide.

Music by Adolph Adam
Choreography by Coralli & Perrot

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Event Information

  • Saturday Performance Begins: 7:30 pm CT 
  • Sunday Performance Begins: 2:00 pm CT
  • Accessibility: This event will be captioned, with other accessibility services available upon request.
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