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The Bourgeois are back to the Paris’ Salle Favart

First scheduled last June and postponed, Le Bourgeois gentilhomme, the comédie ballet by Molière and Lully will be performed at the Opéra Comique in September 2020. From September 28 to October 8, 2020, Marc Minkowski (alternating with Thibault Noally) conducts the Lully part with Les Musiciens du Louvre and Jérôme Deschamps directs the Molière part. […]

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In Paris, The Opéra Comique announces its resumption

Life is back in Paris in a strange way! The Opéra Comique is the first lyric stage of the French Capital to welcome again his audience with the revival of a horribly funny show, the Horrific Cabaret by the brilliant Valérie Lesort (reviewed in french on CCC ). From June 27 to July 4, 2020, […]

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The Paris’ Opéra Comiqueforced to postpone Bizet’s Carmen

Toréador « songe que l’amour t’attend », love is waiting for you and will wait a little bit longer ! The Paris’ Opéra Comique is forced to postpone the Franco-Chinese new production of Bizet’s Carmen, scheduled to open the new 2020-21 season in September. This is just an « au revoir » since performances will […]

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La Dame Blanche on the bill at the Opéra Comique

Viens gentille Dame… The next masterpiece to be performed at the Opéra Comique from February 20 to March 01, 2020, is the exquisite François-Adrien Boieldieu’s La Dame Blanche with, as always, an exceptional distribution. The great success of the Opera Comique with more than 1,000 performances, had a revival in 1997 at Paris’ Salle Favart […]

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The emblematic Messager’s Fortunio at the Opéra Comique

The 2019 season ends in style at the Opéra Comique with the revival of an emblematic production (from December 12, 2019). Premiered in 2009, Messager’s Fortunio on a libretto by famous French writer Alfred de Musset was directed by Mr. Denis Podalydès from the Comédie Française. This was his first steps at the Opera and […]

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The Opéra Comique launches its first crowdfunding campaign

The Opéra Comique launches its first crowdfunding campaign to the benefit of the Maîtrise Populaire. The Maitrise Populaire de l’Opéra Comique offers a multidisciplinary training of excellence for pupils from different social origins and not necessarily musicians yet. It is open to young people from 8 to 25. Until January 14, 2020, you can donate […]