Dressing the Opera

Exhibition f rom 25 May to 3 November 2019 at the Centre National du Costume de Scène, Moulins

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Entre France et Italie - L'Opéra de Paris de Louis XIV à la Révolution

From 28 May to 1st September 2019 at the Palais Garnier

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Major partners of the Paris Opera’s 350th anniversary

Major partners of
the Paris Opera’s 350th anniversary

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Memories of Bastille

Pigeon dancers

Tradition has it that Beauchamp, the choreographer of the Académie Royale de Musique during the reign of Louis XIV composed the figures of his ballets by drawing inspiration from the pigeons he saw in a granary. He himself would go and strew the grain to feed them. The pigeons would scramble for the seeds and the various groups they formed would give him ideas for his dances.

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Partners of the Paris Opera’s 350th anniversary

  • Sponsor of Crystal Pite's production

  • Sponsor of Opera's Battle

  • Sponsor of Les Indes galantes

With the generous support of

  • Sponsor of La Traviata

  • Sponsor of the Emperor and Empress's box restoration

  • Principal sponsor of the Paris Opera Ballet

  • IT Mobility & User Experience Partner

  • Mécène Services IT

  • Sponsor of the Paris Opera Academy

Institutions associated with the 350th anniversary

Media partners