The great tragedienne Adrienne Lecouvreur inspired an opera, Adriana Lecouvreur, Cilea‘s masterpiece, which is set to delight the Parisian stage. While the actress will be played by Anna Netrebko and Anna Pirozzi in alternation from 16 January to 7 February 2024 at the Opéra national de Paris, a concert version is performed at the Théâtre de Champs-Elysées on Tuesday 5 December 2023. Tamara Wilson and Brian Jagde will be the lovers thwarted by Clémentine Margaine, the wicked (and impressive) Princesse de Bouillon. The Orchestre & Chœurs de l’Opéra de Lyon are conducted by Daniele Rustioni, current Music Director of the Opera House in Lyon.
Adriana Lecouvreur (saison 14/15) © Vincent Pontet / OnP