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Yvonne, princesse de Bourgogne

Palais Garnier - from 26 February to 08 March 2020

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Yvonne, princesse de Bourgogne

Opera Philippe Boesmans

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Palais Garnier - from 26 February to 08 March 2020

2h25 with 1 interval

Language : French

Surtitle : French / English

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Princess Yvonne has nothing of a princess about her: she is ugly, apathetic and taciturn. The constant butt of taunts, her presence disturbs and irritates to excess. Philippe Boesmans’s opera, commissioned by the Paris Opera in 2008, stands alone: both sordid and droll, of unexpected cruelty but also irresistibly seductive, it reveals all the darkness of the human soul. Brought to the stage in a disturbing production by Luc Bondy, both score and libretto conserve all the dark humour and cynicism of Witold Gombrowicz’s eponymous play.

  • Opening
  • 60 mn
  • Intermission 30 mn
  • 55 mn
  • End

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Yvonne, princesse de Bourgogne (saison 19/20)- 01 Acte I Scène 5

Yvonne, princesse de Bourgogne (saison 19/20)- Acte I Scène 6

Yvonne, princesse de Bourgogne (saison 19/20)- Acte II Scène

Yvonne, princesse de Bourgogne (saison 19/20)- Acte II Scène 4 - 5

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