Gaëlle Arquez

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The new face of Carmen

Joyce DiDonato was due to take on the role of Carmen in Strasbourg, but will not be taking part in the production. Elena Maximova is replacing her. Other Carmens are expected in France in the near future, such as Marie-Nicole Lemieux at the Chorégies d’Orange or, closer, the flamboyant Gaëlle Arquez, who will be on […]

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Carmen goes into other hands

While Maestro Long Yu was expected with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra at the Opéra Comique from 24 April to 4 May 2023 to conduct Bizet’s Carmen (in the hall where the opera was first performed), the Covid, still too virulent in China, prevented them from coming to Paris. Love being a rebellious and fickle bird, […]