I Puritani, Bellini's last opera, tells a story of thwarted love between Arturo, a royalist, and Elvira, a republican’s daughter, who will eventually sink into madness. I Puritani, directed by Laurent Pelly, returns to the stage of the Opéra Bastille to o
A searing and scandalous work, banned from performance for thirty years by the Soviet authorities, Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mzensk is also linked to the history of the Paris Opera, since it marked the very first years of Bastille. Krzysztof Warlikow
The work that opened the Opéra Bastille in 1990, Les Troyens is playing in an explosive staging by Dmitri Tcherniakov. Octave invites you to discover the different facets of this monumental epic and its composer Hector Berlioz.
On the occasion of the new production of Boris Godounov at the Opéra Bastille, Alexandre Lacroix - writer and editorial director of Philosophie Magazine - meets those who contribute to the creation of an opera.
On the occasion of France Musique’s special day devoted to Philippe Jordan on Friday October 13, OCTAVE draws a portrait of the Paris Opera’s musical director through some of the projects that have marked recent seasons.
Bringing together a dream cast under the musical direction of Philippe Jordan and staged by Krzysztof Warlikowski, Don Carlos is undoubtedly the most highly-anticipated production to mark the beginning of the season. An opportunity to discover this rarely
On 22nd April, Yvette Chauviré would have been 100 years old. An immense artist, ambassadress of the French style, generous, elegant and an excellent teacher, the dancer Étoile left a solid and lasting mark on the Paris Opera Ballet.