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L'Orfeo

Claudio Monteverdi

4 au 10 June 2021

145, 125, 100, 75, 50, 35, 15, 6 €
Due to last governemental measures and curfew restrictions, 4th and 7th Orfeo’s show will be moved at 6:00pm. Those show will last 2hours without intermission. Others shows will remain at the originally planned hour.
Illustration ©️ Julia Lamoureux
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In order to find Eurydice, who’s disappeared on their wedding day, the singer Orpheus must charm the netherworld with his divine art. His complaints will eventually prompt Pluton to free Eurydice, under certain conditions… By the end of the ordeal, the master of harmony turns out to be a profoundly human infallible figure, inheriting form Monteverdi’ sensitivity.

It is quite exceptional to be able to date the birth of a new art form. However, it is the case with opera: On 24th February 1607, in Mantoue, the creation of L’Orfeo by Striggio and Monteverdi gave birth to a new form of art, where theatre meets music. It combined the recital cantanto’s new expressiveness with various court art forms, with great mastery.

 The artwork was both conceived as a synthesis and a prototype. Its success led to other performances, its dissemination and other commissions… Three decades later, Monteverdi presided over the emergence of opera as a economic and cultural phenomenon in Venice. Orfeo’s character addresses this transition.
Following Alcione in 2017, Jordi Savall comes back to the Opéra Comique and goes back to the source with the Concert des Nations. With Marc Mauillon, Pauline Bayle brings this universal inner drama to life.

 Estimated duration, 2h without intermission

Musical direction Jordi Savall • Stage direction Pauline Bayle • WithLuciana Mancini, Marc Mauillon, Sara Mingardo, Marianne Beate Kielland, Furio Zanasi, Salvo Vitale • Choir La Capella Reial de Catalunya • Orchestra Le Concert des Nations

 

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2h - Salle Favart
145, 125, 100, 75, 50, 35, 15, 6 €
Show sang in Italian with French and English subtiltes

Audio description

Some operas are available in audio description. "Image whisperers” are also available on demand.
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Emplacements

16 seats are dedicated to people with reduced mobility, on reservation at the box office or by phone. Access to the lift is located 5 rue Favart
+33 1 70 23 01 44 | accessibilite@opera-comique.com

Séances relax Relax sessions

Relax sessions offer a inclusive caring environment for people whose disability (autism, multiple disabilities, mental or psychic disability, Alzheimer…) may give rise to atypical and unpredictable behaviour during the show.

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Around the show

Sunday 6 june at 3:00 pm

Cette représentation est une séance RELAX

Elle propose un dispositif accueillant et bienveillant aux personnes avec autisme, polyhandicap, handicap mental ou psychique, maladie d'Alzheimer… dont le handicap peut entraîner des comportements atypiques pendant la représentation. Chacun pourra ainsi profiter du spectacle et vivre ses émotions sans crainte du regard des autres. N'hésitez pas à joindre nos services par téléphone au 01 70 23 01 31.

Consultez le "Facile à Lire" L'Orfeo

Sunday 6 june 2021 at 3:00 pm, Thursday 10 june 2021 at 8:00 pm

L'Orfeo sera accessible en audiodescription, diffusée par casque, accompagnée d’un programme en braille ou en gros caractères.

Réservation au +33(0)1 70 23 01 31

Cast

Jordi Savall
Musical direction
Jordi Savall
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Pauline Bayle © Béatrice Cruveiller
Stage direction
Pauline Bayle
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Decors
Emmanuel Clolus
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Bernadette Villard
Costumes
Bernadette Villard
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Pascal Noël
Lights
Pascal Noël
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Staging assistant
Céline Gaudier
Staging intern
Mona Taïbi
Luciana Mancini
Musica/Euridice
Luciana Mancini
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Orfeo
Marc Mauillon
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Sara Mingardo
Messaggera
Sara Mingardo
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Marianne Beate Kielland
Speranza/ Proserpina
Marianne Beate Kielland
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Furio Zanasi
Apollo
Furio Zanasi
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Salvo Vitale
Caronte / Plutone
Salvo Vitale
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Victor Sordo
Pastore I /Spirito II
Victor Sordo
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Lise Viricel
Ninfa
Lise Viricel
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Gabriel Diaz
Pastore II / Spirito IV
Gabriel Diaz
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Alessandro Giangrande
Pastore III / Spirito I / Eco
Alessandro Giangrande
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Yannis François
Pastore IV/ Spirito III
Yannis François
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Dancer
Dancer
Loïc Faquet
Dancer
Xavier Perez
Orchestra
Le Concert des Nations
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Choir
La Capella Reial de Catalunya
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Production

Opéra Comique

Coproduction

Opéra Royal - Château de Versailles Spectacles, Opéra Grand Avignon

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