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  • Avant-première broadcast of "La Saison des Adieux" for the Friends of the Opera

    On June 06, 2016, AROP members gathered at the Studio Bastille for an avant-première broadcast of an audio documentary by Jean-Marc Crantor, created in collaboration with France Culture and dedicated to the stage farewells of Paris Opera dancers Benjamin Pech, Yann Saïz and Pascal Aubin. Illustrated by archive footage, the event was an opportunity for discussions between the participants and the artists.

  • Workshop “William Forsythe, my parents and I” in the Amphithéâtre Bastille

    On June 4, 2016 at 10:30am, the Paris Opera is offering children, adolescents and their parents a practical artistic workshop devoted to the choreographer William Forsythe. Focused on a responsive approach to dance, the workshop aims to familiarise the participants with the creative world of the artist.

    William Forsythe, from July 4 through July 16, 2016 at the Palais Garnier

  • The Petits Violons mark the 25th anniversary of the Ten Months of School and Opera programme with a concert

    The Petits Violons are an ensemble like no other: this innovative organisation enables 24 students to study the violin, viola or cello over a three-year period. This year, to mark the 25th anniversary of the Paris Opera’s Ten Months of School and Opera programme, the Petits Violons will be appearing in concert at the Amphithéâtre Bastille. The concert programme includes contemporary scores and arrangements of famous pages from the instrumental and vocal repertoires.

    Concert des Petits Violons, June 04, 2016 at 7 pm in the Amphithéâtre Bastille

  • Giselle: cast change on June 04, 2016

    On June 04, 2016, Étoile dancer Dorothée Gilbert will replace 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

  • 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.

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