350 years

Opera at the heart of everyday life

An encounter with Stéphane Roussel — By Cyril Pesenti

The Centre Pompidou-Metz, in partnership with the Paris Opera, is presenting the exhibition “Opera World: the quest for a total art” until January 27 2020. Stéphane Roussel, the exhibition’s curator, explores the confluence between opera and the visual arts in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Between tension and resonance with the concept of Wagnerian total art, plunge into the essence of an aesthetic heritage that has always been prone to question the genre.

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