Art & Culture

Giselle – La Scala in Paris

New Year celebrations are not endless and everyday life will be back, but Paris is Paris, and this city continues to gladden Parisians and guests giving them a lot of bright and interesting events. And, of course, a visit of the famous ballet La Scala from Milan (Ballet de la Scala de Milan) of the city on the Seine is very important news so far as the last their visit to Paris was 13 years ago.

This time, the world ballet stars from La Scala have prepared an unforgettable performance Giselle for the visitors of Palais des Congres. It’s a great ballet created in 1841 by Jules Perrot and Jean Coralli (choreography) on the music by Adolphe Adam.

Giselle is a romantic and at the same time tragic art masterpiece based on the story of unhappy love of a young peasant beauty for a nobleman, that is in the list of the best ballet performances of all times.

The role of the main character in the current version of Giselle is played by a Russian ballerina Svetlana Zakharova.

Performances are available from January 31 to February 8.

Palais des Congres is located at 2 Place de la Porte Maillot, Paris 75017, metro – Porte Maillot (line 1)