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  • 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

  • 2016 Summer Course at the Ballet School

    The Opéra national de Paris Ballet School's Summer Course takes place for the fourth year running: 290 young dancers aged from 10 to 19, girls and boys of 31 different nationalities, prepare to join the Opera for two weeks of work with the School's teachers and a guest dancer from the Ballet, Simon Valastro. From July 11, 2016 onwards, 34 adult dance teachers and pianist/accompanists will also enjoy the opportunity to follow a professional training course.

  • The Paris Opera Orchestra’s performance of the Gurre-Lieder to be broadcast on France Musique

    At 2pm on July 1, 2016, France Musique will broadcast a concert by the Paris Opera Orchestra originally recorded on April 19 at the Philharmonie de Paris. Conducted by Philippe Jordan the programme features the dazzling Gurre-Lieder by Schönberg.


  • Kurt Weill Workshop in the Amphithéâtre Bastille

    On June 30, 2016 at 8 pm, the second workshop of the season will be dedicated to Kurt Weill. As part of her residence at the Paris Opera Academy, stage director Mirabelle Ordinaire offers an artistic programme around the German composer and explores some of his most beautiful works with the help of the Academy’s singers, vocal coaches, choreographers and musicians.

    Kurt Weill Workshop, June 30, 2016 at 8 pm in the Amphithéâtre Bastille

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

    From June 29 to July 05, 2016, four students from the Paris Opera Ballet School have been invited to Hamburg for a gala celebrating the 20 years of Yondering, the ballet created by John Neumeier in 1996 and danced exclusively by schools, particularly the Paris Opera’s Ballet School. To mark the occasion, Marianne Kruuse, former Director of the Hamburg Ballett’s Ballet School, honoured the Paris Opera Ballet School with a visit during the week of May 09, 2016 where she attended several rehearsals of the performance.
  • The Opéra national de Paris' 3e Scène distinguished

    On June 27, 2016, the Club des Directeurs Artistiques awarded the Opéra national de Paris with the "Prix de l’annonceur de l’Année", in recognition of its restyled visual identity and the launch of its 3e Scène. This digital artistic platform is devoted to presenting original works created by film directors, visual artists, writers and photographers."It is important to underline this fundamental change of direction by the venerable French institution", points out Jean-François Porchez, member of the Club's bureau.

  • A new Étoile at the Palais Garnier

    Shiori Kase, First dancer with the English National Ballet, was promoted to Principal dancer after the final performance of the ballet Le Corsaire at the Palais Garnier on June 25, 2016. She had been dancing the role of Gulnare along with the company which was performing for the first time at the Opéra national de Paris. This fairytale evening celebrates a magnificent career rich in promise.

  • Opéra national de Paris / Comédie-Française Weekends

    Book your Opéra national de Paris / Comédie-Française Weekend now from among a selection of 5 dates and 10 performances during the 2016/2017 season, and discover the benefits of this very special offer designed for spectators visiting Paris as well as Parisian audiences. 

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