This recorded performance, with music by well-known French composer Adolphe Adam
and choreography by award-winning Russian dancer and choreographer Yuri Grigorovich, will dance onto the screens at K-Cineplex in Paphos and Nicosia.
The ballet with music by French composer Adolphe Adam
and original choreography by Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot was first performed at the Paris Opera in France in 1841.
The choir welcomed the audience with a rousing Joy to the World, arranged by Alan Simmons, and ended with the UK's newly voted top carol O Holy Night by Adolphe Adam
The story of peasant girl Giselle, who has a passion for dancing, and her aristocratic but duplicitous lover Albrecht is set to a glorious score by Adolphe Adam
Carolina Ballet's production of Giselle will feature music by Adolphe Adam
and choreography by Jules Perrot and Jean Coralli, with modifications by Weiss.
O Holy Night was written by Placide Clappeau, a French wine merchant, while Adolphe Adam
, a composer best known for his ballet Giselle, wrote the music.
Whether the once adored operas by Meyerbeer's rivals Daniel Auber (Fra Diavolo, Masaniello) and Adolphe Adam
(most celebrated for his ballet Giselle and his carol "O Holy Night") will soon return to the regular repertory is doubtful.
The hour-long performance at the Gate Arts Centre, whizzed by, engendering a warm glow with pieces such as Corelli's Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Cantique de Noel, by Adolphe Adam
, Tchaikovsky's Waltz of the Flowers, and movements from Vivaldi's Winter and Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson.
The choreography was created by Janet Lewis, the company's artistic director, and her team, and the cast danced to an impressive musical score composed in 1841 by Adolphe Adam
The opera in three acts is based on an 1852 work by Adolphe Adam
, the 19th century pioneer of French romantic ballets and operas, which is based in Goa in 1510.
(1803-1856) wrote his ballet Giselle in 1841, but it slipped out of public consciousness until the 1920s, when the Parisians revived it.
The original choreography is by Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot, with music by Adolphe Adam
, who also wrote music for Faust and Le Corsaire before his death in 1856.