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  • Tino Sehgal, a performance artist at the Paris Opera

    Invited for the first time to the Paris Opera, Tino Sehgal has created a new work for the dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet in addition to the four performances that will take place in the public areas of the Palais Garnier. A major figure on the international scene, the artist devises “ethereal” living works in which dance, theatre and the graphic arts come together to invite the spectator to become both actor and witness. Tino Sehgal will be given free rein to take over the entire Palais de Tokyo in the Autumn of 2016 in what will be an occasion for him to showcase his productions.

    Sehgal / Peck / Pite / Forsythe, from September 26 to October 09, 2016 at the Palais Garnier

  • The Paris Opera Orchestra on tour in Vienna (2/2)

    On September 18, 2016, the Paris Opera Orchestra will be performing in the main auditorium of Vienna’s Musikverein for the second and final concert of its Viennese tour. Under the baton of musical director Philippe Jordan, the orchestra’s musicians will be offering audiences a symphonic programme dedicated to the works of three grand masters of French and Russian music.

    Prokofiev / Ravel / Mussorgsky, September 18, 2016 at 11 am at the Vienna Musikverein

  • The Paris Opera Orchestra on tour in Vienna (1/2)

    On September 17, 2016, Philippe Jordan continues his Wagnerian journey with the Paris Opera Orchestra: after two dates in Toulouse and Paris, he has a rendezvous with Viennese audiences at the Musikverein where he will conduct symphonic extracts from the Ring Cycle. This magnificent concert is also a precursor for one of the great Romantic operas by the German composer, Lohengrin, which will be presented at the Opéra Bastille in 2017.

    Lohengrin by Wagner, from January 18 until February 18, 2017 at the Opéra Bastille

  • The Le Monde Festival at the Paris Opera

    For the third consecutive season, from September 16 through September 19, 2016, the Paris Opera is a partner of the Le Monde newspaper's festival. This year, the public areas of the Opéra Bastille and the Palais Garnier will play host to some thirty debates and four performances around the thematic “Take Action”: take action to improve life, democracy, the business world, the environment, science, culture…

    The Le Monde Festival, September 16 to September 19, 2016 at the Opéra Bastille and the Palais Garnier

  • Les Contes d'Hoffmann:cast change

    Sabine Devieilhe will not be able to perform the role of Olympia.
    She will be replaced by Nadine Koutcher.

    Les Contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach, from 3 to 27 November 2016 at the Opéra Bastille

August

  • European Heritage Days 2016: the Paris Opera Ballet School opens its doors to visitors

    Several guided tours will be offered free of charge at the Paris Opera Ballet School in Nanterre on September 17, 2016 between 10 am and 6 pm. Come and discover what goes on behind the scenes at this prestigious teaching institution, established in 1713 by Louis XIV. Prior booking is required.

    Book your tickets online at the Paris Opera ticket office.

  • Adriana Gonzalez, First Prize in the Otto Edelmann singing competition

    Soprano-in-residence at the Paris Opera Academy Adriana Gonzalez received First Prize at the 4th edition of the Otto Edelmann international singing competition in Vienna. Following the final, on the 21st August, the young opera singer also obtained the role of Pamina in Mozart's Magic Flute.

July

  • The Paris Opera Ballet School’s Summer Tour in Stuttgart

    From July 20 to July 24, 2016, two students from the Ballet School will travel to Stuttgart for the Anniversary Gala to mark Reid Anderson’s 20 years at the head of the Stuttgarter Ballett.
  • Aida: cast change on July 16, 2016

    Indisposed, Yusif Eyvazov will be replaced by Marco Berti in the role of Radames on July 16, 2016.

    Aida by Verdi, from June 13 to July 16, 2016 at the Opéra Bastille

  • Aida: cast change on July 12, 2016

    Due to illness, Aleksandrs Antonenko will be replaced by Gaston Rivero in the role of Radames on July 12, 2016.

    Aida by Verdi, from June 13 to July 16, 2016 at the Opéra Bastille