Thomas Jolly cœur de Comique

While performances of Pascal Dusapin’s Macbeth Underworld have just ended at the Opéra Comique, its director Thomas Jolly is not leaving the Salle Favart, as the production of Offenbach’s Fantasio will be revived from 13 to 23 December 2023. Premiered in 2017 at the Théâtre du Châtelet during the renovation of the Opéra-Comique, this production […]


Pretty Yende joins Maria Callas

Although her name does not yet appear officially on the Opéra national de Paris website, Pretty Yende will be on stage at the Palais Garnier for the special gala tribute to Maria Callas on 2 December 2023, the hundredth anniversary of her birth. From a stage to the other, from 30 November to 27 December […]


Véronique Gens international superstar

Having just enchanted her fans in Lecocq’s La fille de Madame Angot at the Opéra Comique, Véronique Gens has just been recognised by the British magazine Gramophone as Artist of the Year. She received her award at the Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2023, which also honoured the CD ‘Rivales’ recorded with Sandrine Piau and Julien […]

Paris finally gets the moon!

The production of Jacques Offenbach‘s Le Voyage dans la lune by Laurent Pelly is finally coming to the Opéra Comique, with performances from 24 January to 3 February 2023. After the huge success of Lakmé, the director returns to the Salle Favart with the multi-talented Maîtrise Populaire de l’Opéra Comique led by Franck Leguérinel who […]


Martinique finds its opera house

Long before Fort-de-France, the charming city of Saint-Pierre in Martinique was the great capital of culture with its theater, a magnificent building that was designed on the same plans as the one in Bordeaux. In 1902, the eruption of Mount Pelee completely devastated the city, which retains the ruins as a trace of its glorious […]


Back to the real Vie Parisienne

The Palazzetto Bru Zane teams always delights music lovers with their many exciting rediscoveries of the 19th century French repertoire. Intense musicological work on Offenbach is bearing fruit on the stage with the exhumation of the complete original 1866 version (never heard before) of the Opéra-bouffe masterpiece, Offenbach’s La Vie Parisienne. For the first time, […]


ABAO, Bilbao

For this new 2021-2022 season, ABAO Bilbao is offering an ambitious programme of new productions with 8 titles covering the French, Italian and German repertoire. (Verdi, Rossini, Offenbach, Poulenc…) The season just began with a major premiere: a new performance at the ABAO of Offenbach’s Tales of Hoffmann with an exceptional cast (Michael Fabiano, Jessica […]


Le Roi Carotte at the Volksoper of Vienna ends the celebrations of Offenbach

The celebrations of Jacques Offenbach 200th anniversary come to an end with a new production sang in German of Le Roi Carotte performed at the Volksoper of Vienna. König Karotte (King carrot) directed by Matthias Davids is premiered on November 27, 2019. Book your tickets HERE. Photo : Sung-Keun Park (König Karotte), Komparserie in  König […]