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  • Stéphane Lissner, Director of the Paris Opera, meets subscribers

    On June 02, 2016, the Paris Opera's Director Stéphane Lissner met with spectators who have held Paris Opera subscriptions for over ten years for a relaxed exchange organized at the Studio Bastille.

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  • La Traviata: cast change

    Indisposed, Abdellah Lasri is unable to perform the role of Alfredo in La Traviata

    He will be replaced by Bryan Hymel on June 17 and June 29, 2016, and by Francesco Demuro on June 20 and June 26, 2016.

    La Traviata by Verdi, from May 20 to June 29, 2016 at the Opéra Bastille

  • 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.

    Richard Strauss' Lieder, May 30, 2016 at 8 pm in the Amphithéâtre Bastille

  • 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.

    La Traviata by Verdi, from May 20 to June 29, 2016 at the Opéra Bastille

  • The Paris Opera Academy in concert in Pau

    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 concertsUnder 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.

    Giselle by Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot, from May 28 to June 14, 2016 at the Palais Garnier

  • Moses und Aron at the Teatro Real in Madrid

    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.

    Paris Opera Ballet School Production, from April 01 to April 04, 2017 at the Palais Garnier

  • 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.

    Ravel/Saint-Saëns, May 22, 2016 at 12 pm at the Palais Garnier