così fan tutte

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Palais Garnier - from 12 September to 21 October 2017

Così fan tutte

Opera buffa in two acts (1790)

Music
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto
Lorenzo Da Ponte

In Italian

Conductor
Philippe Jordan
Marius Stieghorst
Director
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker
Fiordiligi
Jacquelyn Wagner
Ida Falk-Winland
Dorabella
Michèle Losier
Stephanie Lauricella
Ferrando
Cyrille Dubois
Guglielmo
Philippe Sly
Edwin Crossley-Mercer
Don Alfonso
Paulo Szot
Simone Del Savio
Despina
Ginger Costa-Jackson
Maria Celeng
Set design
Jan Versweyveld
Costume design
An D’Huys
Lighting design
Jan Versweyveld
Dramaturgy
Jan Vandenhouwe
Chorus master
Alessandro Di Stefano

Orchestre et Choeurs de l’Opéra national de Paris
Avec les danseurs de la Compagnie Rosas

about


A lover one no longer sees is soon forgotten.Another takes his place.

Ovide, l'Art d'aimer

In entrusting the production of the first opera in its new Mozart-Da Ponte trilogy to Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, the Paris Opera has chosen an intimate marriage between song and dance. With her outstanding talent for highlighting the underlying geometry of musical works, the choreographer will be working with a double cast of both singers and dancers, transforming the stage of the Palais Garnier into a space in which the lovers, having made a wager with a philosopher straight out of the Enlightenment, undergo an experience both alchemical and emotional. Their bodies resemble the pairs of elements evoked by Goethe in Elective Affinities: they seem inseparable until a foreign body disrupts their equilibrium and creates new liaisons.

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