Friday 29 November 2013
Bellini
Discover an excerpt from I puritani by Bellini, performed at the Opéra Bastille from 25 November to 19 December. Stage direction by Laurent Pelly
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Thursday 28 November 2013
The Paris Opera launches "Les Rendez-vous du mercredi", a brand new offer for spectators. In 2012, the Paris Opera sold 850000 tickets. Nearly 50% of these tickets were sold via the Opera's internet site. Today the Opera has decided to propose flash sales to all its clients, once or twice a month as part of a truly new offer: "Les Rendez-vous du mercredi". These sales, proposed on the Paris...
Jean-Pierre RONNAY
Tuesday 26 November 2013
FROM THE PARIS OPERA'S "ATELIER LYRIQUE"
Tuesday 26 November 2013 at 8.00 pm at the Palais Garnier
Wednesday 20 November 2013
A new version of the Opera website is now available. More ergonomic, it offers easier access to information and booking. A rapid overview of new features :
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Wednesday 20 November 2013
The seasons from 1980 to 1989 are now on line
Since 2011, the Paris Opera has made Mémopéra, available to the public. This database lists both opera and ballet productions. Mémopéra grows with time and the seasons 1980 to 1989 have just been added, thus representing the management periods of Bernard Lefort, Massimo Bogianckino et Jean-Louis Martinoty. It's time to get searching!
Andrea Messana/OnP
Saturday 16 November 2013
I puritani
In 1835, when all Europe was obsessed by Romanticism, the vogue for Bellini's final masterpiece, I Puritani, a tale of impossible love and vengeance set in 17th century England swept all before it, including the composer himself. 
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Thursday 14 November 2013
Angelin Preljocaj
Discover an excerpt from Le Parc's famous pas-de-deux , with Emilie Cozette and Nicolas Le Riche.Performed at the Palais Garnier from 7 to 30 december 2013.
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Saturday 9 November 2013
Ladies
Following the annual competitive promotion examinations of the Paris Opera Ballet's Corps de ballet the following promotions are effective as of 1st January 2014:
Thursday 7 November 2013
Convergences
Lili Boulanger’s dazzling work is run through by the Great War of which she bore the brunt. As early as 1912, Lili Boulanger had written the prophetic Pour les Funérailles d’un soldat, a deep and powerful work, heralding the masterpieces to come. Clairières dans le ciel is a work of formal daring and extraordinary lyric genius. As for De Profundis, it is a both tragic and heroic work, of...
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Wednesday 6 November 2013
Gentlemen
Following the annual competitive promotion examinations of the Paris Opera Ballet's Corps de ballet the following promotions are effective as of 1st January 2014:
Nicolas Fayol
Tuesday 5 November 2013
Beginning of the Young Audience Season
Enveloppes timbrées a light on the inner conflict between being and seeming, showing how we all try to deal with our contradictions, sometimes to ridiculous extents. Interweaving hip-hop movements with melodies played on the cello, the four performers give substance to everything we barely conceal beneath our skins.
Friday 1 November 2013
Saburo Teshigawara
Discover an excerpt of Darkness is hiding black horses, Saburo Teshigawara's new work for the Opera Ballet