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Report from the 22 October 2019

The Paris Opera’s concerts

© Elena Bauer / OnP
9 October 2019Anniversary season of the Paris Opera: publications 24 October 2019Outside the walls: the Paris Opera Ballet at the Chaillot national dance theatre.

Tours and concerts of the Paris Opera Orchestra

The Paris Opera Orchestra will open a series of symphony concerts with two evenings dedicated on Richard Wagner and Sergei Prokofiev at the Vienna Musikverein and, for the very first time, at the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie. Musicians will be conducted by Philippe Jordan with soprano Nina Stemme.

Les concerts de l'Opéra national de Paris
Les concerts de l'Opéra national de Paris 5 images

Performances

October, 24th 2019 – 7:30 pm. – Vienna Musikverein
October, 25th 2019 – 7:30 pm. – Hamburg Elbphilharmonie

Richard Wagner
Tristan und Isolde (Prelude, Isolde’s death)
Wesendonck Lieder

Sergei Prokofiev
Romeo and Juliet (Suites no 1, 2 and 3 – excerpts)

MUSICAL DIRECTION Philippe Jordan
SOPRANO Nina Stemme

The Paris Opera Orchestra’s concerts

Since the 15/16 Season, the Paris Opera Orchestra has been performing at the Paris Philharmonie (Arnold Schonberg, Gustav Mahler, Cycle Piotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky and Anton Bruckner) and will present this winter a Claude Debussy/Sergei Prokofiev programme. At the occasion of the exhibition “Degas at the Opera” held at the Orsay Museum, an event that takes part of the celebrations around the 350th anniversary of the Royal Academy of Music, a shorter version of this programme will be performed in the museum nave. 

Performances

December, 3rd 2019 – 8:30 pm. – Paris Philharmonie

Claude Debussy
Images pour orchestre

  • Gigues
  • Iberia
  • Rondes de printemps

Sergei Prokofiev
Romeo and Juliet (Suites no. 1, 2 and 3 – excerpts) 

MUSICAL DIRECTION Philippe Jordan

December, 9th 2019 – Orsay Museum, nave

Claude Debussy
Images pour orchestre (excerpts)

  • Iberia

Sergei Prokofiev
Romeo and Juliet, Suites no. 1 and 2 (excerpts) 

MUSICAL DIRECTION Philippe Jordan


To close this season of symphony concerts, the Orchestra and Philippe Jordan will perform two of Gustav Mahler’s works, including the Rückert Lieder with baritone Matthias Goerne.   

Performances

March, 11th 2020 – Bastille Opera

Gustav Mahler
Rückert Lieder
Symphony no. 5 in ut dièse minor


MUSICAL DIRECTION Philippe Jordan
BARITONE Matthias Goerne

Related productions

  • Degas à l'Opéra

    Event Exhibition, concert

    Musée d'Orsay — from 24 September 2019 to 19 January 2020

  • Gustav Mahler

    Concerts and Recitals

    Opéra Bastille — on 11 March 2020 at 8 pm