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  • 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

  • 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.

June

  • 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