Opera and ballet lovers will be able to discover the beauty of the Opera Garnier opera house again since the cultural place is reopening from June 22, 2020. The occasion to discover one of the most beautiful places in Paris.
Paris Opera is highly struggling. After a huge strike against the pension system and the coronavirus crisis, the cultural venue has to close again for renovations. Consequences? The Opéra Bastille will reopen on November 25, and the Palais Garnier house will not house performances until the end of 2020. Here is what you have to know.
Proudly sitting in the Haussmann neighborhood, the Opéra Garnier opera house has been amazing Parisians and tourists. But what do you really know about this cultural monument? We unveil you three and uncommon little stories about it!
Paris Opera welcomes a very curious and unique experience, that looks like an escape game and is thought up by escape game leader, Team Break. Entitled Inside Opéra, this experience offers visitors to walk in the footsteps of the Phantom of the Opera. Last dates on January 12, 2020.
From February 26 to March 8, 2020 Paris Opéra Garnier invites opera lovers to discover a one-of-its-kind work, Yvonne, Princesse de Bourgogne. The occasion to discover this work written by Philippe Boesmans and commissioned by Opéra National de Paris in 2008.
Opera enthusiasts are expected at Paris Palais Garnier to discover one of the classics of the genre, La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi, especially staged by Simon Stone and performed from September 12 to October 16, 2019. A musical event inspired by Alexandre Dumas fils “Camille” or “La Dame aux Camélias”.
This year, Paris Opera makes you dream by showcasing “Cinderella”, the ballet choreographed by Rudolf Noureev and inspired by Perrault’s tale with a music by Prokofiev. The ballet will be performed from November 27, 2018 to January 2, 2019. All you need to enjoy the Holidays!
From June 25 to July 14, 2018, Paris Opera welcomes one of the oldest ballets in history, “The Wayward Daughter”, created by dancer and choreographer Jean Dauberval a few days before storming of the Bastille.
The year 2018 will start with a great classic performed by the Paris Opera Ballet. Performed from February 10 to March 7, 2018 at Palais Garnier, John Cranko’s “Onéguine” is based on Alexander Pushkin’s novel “Eugene Onegin”.
Monday October 23, 2017, the Palais Garnier opened its doors to guests in order to present the dress rehearsal of the three ballets scheduled until this November 16: “Agon” by Balanchine, “Grand Miroir” by Saburo Teshigawara and first and foremost – know legendary” “Rite of Spring” by Pina Bausch. An evening untouched by time, on pointe, wild.
To open Paris Opera Ballet season, Etoiles, Premiers Danseurs and the entire Corps de Ballet invite you to a grand opening held on Thursday September 21, 2017. The show will include a unique parade of 154 dancers to present the company.