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Prince Igor

Opéra Bastille - from 28 November to 26 December 2019

Prince Igor

New show

Opera Alexandre Borodine

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Opéra Bastille - from 28 November to 26 December 2019

4h00 with 1 interval

Language : Russian

Surtitle : French / English

  • Opening night : 28 November 2019

Details and ticket prices to be confirmed in March 2019

About

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Ignoring bad omens and warnings from his entourage, Igor goes to war against the Polovtsi and their leader, Khan Kontchak. In his absence, his brother-in-law Galitsky reigns as a despot. On the battlefield, Igor is taken prisoner. While their love for their children makes an alliance between Kontchak and Igor conceivable, the prince wants to save his honor and wants revenge. He refuses. Fifty years after the first performance of Prince Igor at the Palais Garnier by the Bolshoi Theatre company, Borodin’s opera – with its famous Polovtsian Dances – today enters the Paris Opera’s repertoire in Barrie Kosky’s first production for the Paris Opera.

  • Prince Igor

    Opera in four acts

    • Music :

      Alexandre Borodine

    • Libretto :

      Alexandre Borodine - D'après Vladimir Stassov, lui-même adapté du Dit de l'Ost d'Igor

    • Conductor :

      Philippe Jordan

    • Director :

      Barrie Kosky

    • Set design :

      Rufus Didwiszus

    • Costume design :

      Klaus Bruns

    • Lighting design :

      Franck Evin

    • Choreography :

      Otto Pichler

    • Chorus master :

      José Luis Basso

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