Opéra de Lyon

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Lyon that laughs, Lyon that cries

As dancer Cédric Andrieux prepares to take over the director of the Lyon Opera Ballet, the institution announced that it has been forced to cancel all performances of On purge Bébé! the last Philippe Boesmans opera, initially scheduled for 5 to 17 June 2023. Following a Board of Directors meeting on 12 April, decisions were […]

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The Lyon Opera goes through the doors

From 17 March to 4 April 2023, the Opéra de Lyon is holding its festival on the theme of “Crossing the gates” with three operas on the bill. With Mozart’s Nozze di Figaro, Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle and Bluthaus (The House of Crime) by Haas and Monteverdi. It will be a question of thresholds to be […]

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No nozze for Assayas

The Opera of Lyon announces that for personal reasons, Olivier Assayas, the well-known filmmaker, will not stage Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, scheduled from March 17 to April 4, 2023. Eugen Jebeleanu signs this new production in his place with a newcomer in the role of Marcellina, the great French mezzo-soprano Sophie Pondjiclis, on stage […]

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The Lyon Opera Persian

From 2 May to 12 May 2022, the Lyon Opera will host the new world premiere of an opera by Thierry Escaich. After Claude on a libretto by Robert Badinter in 2013, the composer has called on Atiq Rahimi to adapt the magnificent poem Khosrow and Shirine by the 12th century Persian poet Nizami Ganjavi. […]

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Visiting the Lyon Opera House is possible

While waiting for the return of the audience in the Opera of Lyon, the famous building rehabilitated between 1989 and 1993 by Jean Nouvel can be visited. It is a safe stroll as it remains virtual. Discover it here, while waiting…   Photo : Opéra de Lyon © Franchella Stofleth