Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège

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Mozart kicks off Pace’s Liège season

After the choices of his predecessor (who died prematurely) and the revivals after Covid, Stefano Pace, the enlightened director of the Opéra royal de Liège, inaugurates his first full programme with a masterpiece by Mozart from his youth. Idomeneo opens the series of eight new productions scheduled for this 2023-2024 season. The excellent conductor Fabio […]

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Vienna and Liège begin Dialogues

Dialogues des Carmélites becomes a permanent fixture in the repertoire of major opera houses. Two new productions are expected in Vienna and Liège. Francis Poulenc‘s great masterpiece, which was last performed at the Vienna State Opera in 1964, returns from 21 May 2023, this time with a new production by Magdalena Fuchsberger in which Sabine […]

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No more Speranza in Liège but Giampaolo

The brilliant conductor Speranza Scappucci did not wish to renew her mandate as musical director of the Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège. The institution has just announced the appointment of Maestro Giampaolo Bisanti. Originally from Milan, the Italian conductor admits to a predilection for the French repertoire and Italian opera, from Rossini to verismo.   More […]

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Ambroise Thomas’ other masterpiece: Mignon

In Liège, it is already time to book your tickets for the highlight of the 2021-2022 season of the Opéra Royal de Wallonie. As with Hamlet, Mignon, Ambroise Thomas’s other masterpiece, requires top-class performers. From 1st to 9th, April 2022, for her first visit to Liège, Stéphanie D’Oustrac is the ideal artist to perform as […]

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John Turturro, the new Rigoletto:

From 3 to 13 March, Rigoletto, Verdi’s masterpiece directed by Daniel Oren, will be performed at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège, in a new staging by John Turturro. The American actor, who is making his operatic debut, can count on an exceptional double cast. In the first cast, Enkhbat Amartuvshin performs as the […]

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2020-2021 is the season of the Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège

2020-2021 is the season of the Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège. The superb Opera House is celebrating its bicentennial with many events that should be booked as soon as possible (the subscribers in Liège being particularly assiduous). The program features a Ambroise Thomas’s Hamlet and Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment starring Jodie Devos, Offenbach’s La Belle […]