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Giselle - 18 April 2009 Matinee 12.30pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Family performance
Conductor Boris Gruzin
Associate Concert Master Sergey Levitin
Cast
Giselle Alina Cojocaru
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 Bethany Keating
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
Iohna Loots
Zulme
Myrtha's attendant
Bethany Keating
Wilis Artists of The Royal Ballet
Students of The Royal Ballet School
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Notes: This family performance included an introduction by Deborah Bull and David Pickering and an open change between Acts I and II. Performance dedicated to Robert Helpmann (1909-1986) - dancer, actor, choreographer, director - to celebrate the centenary of his birth.
Durations: Introduction: 12.33-12.38pm, Act I: 12.38-1.32pm, Interval and open change: 1.32-1.57pm, Act II: 1.57-2.46pm
Information source: Royal Opera House cast sheet and stage manager's report for 18 April 2009 (in Royal Opera house Collections)