Opéra Bastille

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Three knights take the Bastille

While Manon is expected at the Opéra Bastille from 5 to 26 February 2022, performed by Ailyn Pérez in Jules Massenet’s masterpiece, her Chevalier des Grieux will not be Joshua Guerrero as announced. The tenor having withdrawn from the production for health reasons, he leaves his place to three other colleagues, Roberto Alagna (on 5, […]

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The Russians return to the Paris Opera :

After Boris Godunov, the demanding Russian repertoire returns to the Paris Opera with Mussorgsky’s Khovantchina directed by Andrei Serban. From 26 January to 18 February 2022, the Opéra Bastille welcomes an almost exclusively Russian-speaking cast with one exception. The great Georgian mezzo Anita Rachvelishvili, star of the opera, performs as the magnificent role of Marfa. […]

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Gustavo Dudamel’s real debut

Although there was an inaugural concert, the real debut of the famous conductor Gustavo Dudamel as the new music director of the Opéra national de Paris will be in the pit of the Opéra Bastille with Turandot. From 4 to 30 December 2021, a new production of Puccini’s masterpiece will be staged by Robert Wilson […]

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Super New Year’s Eve in… Paris!

Even if Parisians tend to think that the grass is always greener elsewhere in Europe, music lovers around the world will have their eyes on the French capital in December 2021 as the New Year celebrations are set to be particularly merry. Classical ballet excellence will be on stage at the Opéra Bastille with Don […]

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Performances and bookings for the Paris National Opera are resuming!

All the teams of the Paris National Opera are mobilised to welcome again the audience in the best conditions and in compliance with current regulations from Tuesday 15 December 2020. On the stage of the Opéra Bastille, discover Nureyev’s ballet La Bayadère from 15 December, the great classic Bizet’s Carmen from 16 December, and Verdi’s […]

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Ludovic Tézier is Giorgio Germont in Paris!

Announced for the reopening of the Opéra Bastille in December 2020, La Traviata by Simon Stone changes cast. Baritone Peter Mattei withdraws from the production. The role of Giorgio Germont will be performed by the great Ludovic Tézier. Who else !?   Photo : La Traviata 19-20 © Charles Duprat / OnP