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Giselle - 9 April 2009 Evening 7.30pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Boris Gruzin
Leader Robert Gibbs
Cast
Giselle Leanne Benjamin
Count Albrecht Johan Kobborg
Hilarion
a forester
Thomas Whitehead
Act I
Wilfred
Albrecht's squire
Johannes Stepanek
Berthe
Giselle's mother
Genesia Rosato
The Duke of Courland William Tuckett
Bathilde
his daughter
Sian Murphy
Leader of the Hunt Jonathan Howells
Pas de six Yuhui Choe
Pas de six Steven McRae
Pas de six Elizabeth Harrod
Pas de six James Hay
Pas de six Iohna Loots
Pas de six Paul Kay
Peasants and Courtiers Artists of The Royal Ballet
Act II
Myrtha
Queen of the Wilis
Laura Morera
Moyna
Myrtha's attendant
Samantha Raine
Zulme
Myrtha's attendant
Hikaru Kobayashi
Wilis Artists of The Royal Ballet
Students of The Royal Ballet School
The Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Notes: Performance dedicated to Robert Helpmann (1909-1986) - dancer, actor, choreographer, director - to celebrate the centenary of his birth.
Durations: Act I: 7.34-8.27pm, Act II: 8.55-9.43pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 9 April 2009 (in Royal Opera house Collections)