Tuesday 4 March 2014
Roberto Alagna performs the role of Rodrigue in Le Cid by Massenet.
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Thursday 27 February 2014
Excerpt from the new production
Friday 7 February 2014
"In those strange days, people coming from God knows where, joined forces in that far Western land". With the adventures of Minnie, who falls in love with a warm-hearted bandit, Puccini gave opera its first Western, a drama of souls stranded on the edge of the world.
Thursday 12 December 2013
The costumes
Discover the costumes dreamt up by Laurent Pelly for Bellini's I Puritani. Made out of felt, the period costumes are adapted and stylised to reflect the "severe and austere, historical yet unreal universe" the stage director wished to create. "I worked along totally purified period lines, with materials that are in no way unrealistic. [...] It is as if we see the world through the eyes of Elvira'...
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Friday 6 December 2013
"Quando la tromba squilla"
Discover a excerpt from I puritani,performed at the Opéra Bastille from 25 November to 19 December 2013.
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Monday 2 December 2013
Vincenzo Bellini
Discover the famous duet between Elvira and'Arturo "Vieni fra queste braccia" ("Come, come to these arms,")Performed at the Opéra Bastille from 23 November to 19 December
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Friday 29 November 2013
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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