Premiered on May 2, 1987.

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



Bolshoi Ballet official sponsor

Libretto by Theophile Gautier and Jean-Henry Saint-Georges

Choreography: Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa
Choreographic version:Yuri Grigorovich
Designer: Simon Virsaladze
Music Director: Alexander Kopylov
Lighting Designer: Mikhail Sokolov

Waltz. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Waltz. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Ekaterina Shipulina as Giselle. Mikhail Lobukhin as Count Albrecht.<br/> Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Shipulina as Giselle. Mikhail Lobukhin as Count Albrecht.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Denis Rodkin as Count Albrecht. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Denis Rodkin as Count Albrecht. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Interpolated pas de deux. Daria Khokhlova and Igor Tsvirko.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Interpolated pas de deux. Daria Khokhlova and Igor Tsvirko.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Kristina Kretova as Giselle. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Kristina Kretova as Giselle. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Giselle. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Svetlana Zakharova as Giselle. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Vitaly Biktimirov as Hans. Mikhail Lobukhin as Count Albrecht. <br/>Alexander Voytyuk as Wilfreed.<br/>Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Vitaly Biktimirov as Hans. Mikhail Lobukhin as Count Albrecht.
Alexander Voytyuk as Wilfreed.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Shipulina as Giselle. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Shipulina as Giselle. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Svetlana Zakharova as Giselle. Andrei Merkuriev as Hans.<br/> Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Svetlana Zakharova as Giselle. Andrei Merkuriev as Hans.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
<br/>Svetlana Zakharova as Giselle. Photo by Elena Fetisova.

Svetlana Zakharova as Giselle. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Villis. Grand Pas. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Villis. Grand Pas. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Maria Allash as Myrtha.<br/> Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Maria Allash as Myrtha.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
 Nina Kaptsrova as Giselle.<br/>Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Nina Kaptsrova as Giselle.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
<br/> Olga Marchenkova as Myrtha.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.

Olga Marchenkova as Myrtha.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
<br/>Anna Okuneva as Myrtha. Photo by Damir Yusupov.

Anna Okuneva as Myrtha. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Angelina Karpova as Myrtha. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Angelina Karpova as Myrtha. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Olga Smirnova as Giselle. Semyon Chudin as Count Albrecht. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Olga Smirnova as Giselle. Semyon Chudin as Count Albrecht. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
 Maria Alexandrova as Myrtha. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Maria Alexandrova as Myrtha. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Andrei Merkuriev as Hans. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Andrei Merkuriev as Hans. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Mikhail Lobukhin as Count Albrecht.<br/>Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Mikhail Lobukhin as Count Albrecht.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Maria Vinogradova as Giselle.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Maria Vinogradova as Giselle.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Giselle. Denis Rodkin as Count Albrecht. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Giselle. Denis Rodkin as Count Albrecht. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Shipulina as Giselle.<br/>Mikhail Lobukhin as Count Albrecht.<br/>Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Shipulina as Giselle.
Mikhail Lobukhin as Count Albrecht.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.