17/10 - 18:00

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Dedicated to memory, ballet soloist, choreographer,

theatrical figure, playwright, writer, poet, librettist DYUSENBEK NAKIPOV


17 | 10 | 2021

6 p.m.


Adolphe Adam

Libretto by J. Saint-Georges, T. Gaultier and J. Coralli

according to the legend of G. Heine

Choreography by J. Coralli, J. Perrot and M. Petipa



fantastic ballet in two acts

Duration: 2 hours

Age category: 7+

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Characters and Actors:

Giselle, a peasant girl - Gulvira Kurbanova, Honored Figure of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Count Albert - Rustem Imangaliev

Hans, forester - Arhat Ashirbek | first performance

Mirta, Lady of the Willis - Aruzhan Baratova | first performance

Pas de deux - Arisa Hashimoto, Alimkhan Turebekov | first performance

Berta, mother of Giselle - Yevgenia Vizhunova

Wilfried, Albert's friend - Aziz Esenbayev

Bathilda, Albert's bride - Aigul Duisekova

Duke of Courland, father of Bathilda - Dauren Zhenis


Symphony Orchestra of the Abay Kazakh National Opera and Ballet Theater


Conductor - Mukhtar Kaldayakov


*The theater has the right to make changes in the cast


Production team:

Choreographer-director - Alexander Seleznev, People's Artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan, laureate of State Prizes

Choreographer-consultant - Natalya Dudinskaya, People's Artist of the USSR, Laureate of State Prizes of the USSR

Production designer - Anatoly Nenashev, Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan, laureate of the State Prizes of the USSR and Kazakhstan