The story of Raymonda takes place in the Middle-Ages and is set in the south of France. Raymonda is a young noblewoman waiting for the return of her fiancé, Jean de Brienne, a knight who is on a crusade in the Holy Land. Meanwhile, however, the Saracen knight Abderachman appears on the scene and first of all pays her court but then uses force to try and make her bend to his will. Thanks to the warning and help of a ghost who is thought to be an ancestor and patron saint of her family, she can withstand his demands long enough for her true love to save her in a dramatic duel. the results in a joyful wedding feast. The choreographic concept of this classical dramatic ballet is based on the traditional form of the classical dance.