Street Games – Hymn – Giselle

Street Games – Hymn – Giselle (1965) was a ballet production by The Norwegian National Opera. The production was performed by The Norwegian National Opera in Folketeateret and comprised 3 ballets:

Street Games, choreographed by Walter Gore to music by Jacques Ibert.

Hymn, choreographed by Brian Macdonald to music by Frederick Delius.

Giselle choreographt by Marius Petipa / Leonid Lavronski / Doris Laine / Joan Harrismusic by Adolphe Adam.

Henny Mürer danced the title role. Her farewell performance at the Norwegian National Opera was on 4 December 1965. The role was later danced by Anne Borg, and in 1969 by Kari Blakstad.

in October 1965 Giselle was revived, and was after that date performed alone. 

Giselle was performed at the Bergen International Festival in 1969.


(Objekt ID 68494)
Object type Production
Premiere February 15, 1965
Produced by The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet
Based on Giselle by Marius Petipa, Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Leonid Lavrovskij, Adolphe Adam, Théophile Gautier; Street Games by Walter Gore, Jacques Ibert; Hymn by Brian Macdonald, Frederick Delius
Audience Adults
Keywords Ballet, Classical ballet
Running period February 15, 1965  


Terje Boye-Hansen, e-mail, 16.05.2022

Anne-Margrethe Skari’s private archive. Donated by Anne-Margrethe Skari, 17.11.2021

Repertoire archive, The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, 18.05.2018.

Performance dates
March 29, 1969Hovedscenen i Folketeaterbygningen Season premiere/Seasonal opening
1969Store Scene at The National Stage, Bergen International Festival visiting performance
April 3, 1968Hovedscenen i Folketeaterbygningen Season premiere/Seasonal opening
October 23, 1965Hovedscenen i Folketeaterbygningen New opening
February 15, 1965Hovedscenen i Folketeaterbygningen Opening night
Festivals (1)