Richard Strauss’s Lieder by the Paris Opera Academy
At 8pm on May 30, 2016, as a complement to Der Rosenkavalier currently playing at the Opéra Bastille, the young singers of the Paris Opera Academy’s Atelier lyrique offer audiences a selection of lieder by Richard Strauss that include some of the composer's most beautiful pages.
Ten Months of School and Opera students meet dancer Takeru Coste
The next encounter with a Paris Opera artist organised for Ten Months of School and Opera programme students will take place on May 27, 2016 in the presence of Takeru Coste, a Quadrille in the Paris Opera's Corps de Ballet.
La Traviata: cast change on May 29, 2016
Sonya Yoncheva will be replaced by Irina Lungu in the role of Violetta on May 29, 2016.
From May 25 through May 28, 2016, the soloists of the Paris Opera Academy’s Atelier Lyrique will be visiting the Église Saint-Jacques for a series of four concerts. Under the direction of Fayçal Karoui, they will perform Haydn’s The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross with the Orchestra and Chorus of the Pau Pays de Béarn and with Marie-Christine Barrault in solo. This magnificent oratorio is considered to be one of the composer’s most profound works.
Giselle: cast change on May 28 and May 31, 2016
On May 28 and May 31, 2016, Étoile dancer Laëtitia Pujol will be replaced by Étoile dancer Myriam Ould-Braham in the role of Giselle.
Beginning on May 24, 2016, the Teatro Real in Madrid is hosting a series of performances of Schönberg’s extraordinary Moses und Aron, an opera staged by Romeo Castellucci and performed at the Paris Opera for the opening of its 2015/2016 season.
Aaron Watkin's Masterclass at the Paris Opera Ballet School
From May 23 to May 25, 2016, the Paris Opera Ballet School is delighted to welcome Aaron Watkin, Director of the Dresden Semperoper Ballet, for several sessions dedicated to the preparation of a choreographic work by William Forsythe. The fruit of this encounter will be presented by the School’s students in April 2017, at the Paris Opera Ballet School’s annual performance.
A concert of chamber music: Ravel and Saint-Saëns with Michel Vuillermoz
At 12 pm on May 22, 2016 at the Palais Garnier, the musicians of the Paris Opera Orchestra will introduce young and old alike to the wonderful creatures of Ravel’s Ma mère l’Oye and Saint-Saëns’ Carnaval des animaux. These tender and humorous works are narrated by the talented actor Michel Vuillermoz from the Comédie-Française.