Opéra-Comique

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Horrors at the Opéra Comique

The Opéra Comique, the Parisian venue with the most original programme in the French capital, is innovating once again by presenting Little Shop of Horrors (La Petite Boutique des horreurs). Alan Menken and Howard Ashman‘s hit musical, which will be on show for the holidays from 10 to 25 December 2022, once again brings together […]

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Multiple but same Carmen at Paris Operas !

As Bizet’s Carmen, the most performed French opera in the world, returns to the Opéra Bastille from 15 November to 3 December 2022 (then from 28 January to 25 February 2023) in Calixto Bieito‘s production, the bill holds a surprise. Alongside Michael Spyres’ Don José, Carmencita is perfomed by Gaëlle Arquez, who will then be […]

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Street singers for a super Comique

Budding Parisian soloists who are used to singing in the shower are invited to get out of their bathroom to show off their vocal organs. In partnership with the BETC communication agency and JCDecaux, on Thursday 27 October from 10am to 7pm, the Opéra Comique is organising “It’s show(er) time”, a happening where everyone is […]

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The Gluck Renaissance, already back!

A real craze or a coincidence of the calendar, it seems that Gluck’s operas are arousing new interest in Paris. After Jakub Józef Orliński‘s magnificent Orfeo (at the TCE), and Julien Chauvin‘s surprising and successful exhumation of Iphigénie en Aulide (at Soissons and at the TCE), there are two titles soon to be performed that […]

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Le Postillon de Lonjumeau from March 30th in Paris

He has just triumphed in Toulouse with his production of Strausss’ Ariadne auf Naxos, director and great actor Michel Fau is back at the Paris’ Opera Comique.After the perfect production of Ciboulette, he is now directing Adolphe Adam’s Le Postillon de Lonjumeau from March 30, 2019. This opera-comic is an iconic opera particularly famous for […]

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Ambroise Thomas’s Hamlet at the Opéra Comique with Sabine Devieilhe

This is the hit of the end of Paris’ season. At the gorgeous Opéra Comique from 17 December 2018, Ambroise Thomas’s Hamlet conducted by Louis Langrée has the best cast ever starring superlative bariton Stéphane Degout as Hamlet and soprano Sabine Devieilhe the new Ophélie and her debut as Shakespeare heroine! Few tickets are still […]

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Opéra Comique: La Nonne sanglante conducted by Laurence Equilbey

Tonight at the Paris’ Opera Comique is the premiere of the revival of succesful production of Henri Rabaud’s Mârouf, savetier du Caire. Funny opera staged by Jérôme Deschamps and conducted this time by great Marc Minkowski. The Opéra Comique then produce with Palazzetto Bru Zane from 2 to 14 June 2018, an opera résurrection. For […]

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Auber’s Le Domino Noir performed in Liege and Paris

Staged by Valérie Lesort and Christian Hecq, Auber’s Le Domino Noir performed at the Lièges’ Opéra Royal de Wallonie has been received with enthousiasm. Coproducted with the Paris’ Opéra-Comique, the opera is performed in Paris from 26 March. Tickets are yet available for this « must seen » production…