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Opéra Comique 2021, a dream season

Last Sunday, the 2021 season of the Opéra Comique was officially unveiled with the announcement of seven most enticing opera productions. As usual, contemporary creation is schedules with baroque operas and works from the repertoire of the 300-year-old institution. We will therefore discover Les Eclairs by contemporary composer Philippe Hersant (conducted by Ariane Matiakh and […]

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Moving concert in memory of the victims in Paris

On 10 November 2020, a tribute will be paid to the victims of the November 2015 attacks in France with a concert at the Salle Gaveau. The Orchestre de chambre de Paris under the direction of Pierre Bleuse will create a work by composer Bechara El-Khoury entitled “Il fait novembre en mon âme” (It is […]

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In Paris, one musical less, one ballet more

While the Théâtre du Châtelet has just announced the cancellation of 42nd Street, the flagship show of the end of the year (postponed to the 2021-2022 season), the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées schedules a new ballet on Thursday 15 October 2020. The stars of four French dance companies (Ballet de l’Opéra national de Bordeaux, Ballet National […]

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Les lundis musicaux are back at the Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet in Paris

The Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet in Paris renew with its glorious past by programming the series of Les lundis musicaux again. Four recitals are announced, with soprano Léa Trommenschlager and pianist Alphonse Cemin also performing with cellist Bruno Delepaire. Sabine Devieilhe is expected on April 20 and to open the ball, on Monday February 24, Dame […]

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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 best of the Glyndebourne Festival at the Théâtre du Châtelet!

The best of the Glyndebourne Festival in Paris, at the Théâtre du Châtelet! In 2015, the new production of beautiful oratorio Handel’s Saül’s directed by Barrie Kosky has been acclaimed by the audience and received a very positive reception from English and international critics. For this exceptional revival, Laurence Cummings conducts Les Talens Lyriques with […]

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Two french dancing productions at the Opéra national de Paris

The month of December 2019 at the Opéra national de Paris is danced! Two emblematic productions of French excellence are performed. At the Opéra Bastille from the 2nd to the 31st of December 2019, Raymonda, the jewel of classical ballet based on Marius Petipa’s work, in the version of Rudolf Nureyev, is performed in the […]