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La Dame blanche

François-Adrien Boieldieu

20 February au 1 March 2020

145, 125, 100, 75, 50, 35, 15, 6 € Price
La Dame blanche ©️ Julia Lamoureux
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1759, a Scottish village, far from the continental wars, an escheated castle, haunted by a ghost, loyal but gullible farmers, a brave orphan, an amnesic but chivalrous soldier, a greedy housekeeper, a corrupt judge: here are the characters of a plot where amazing outbreaks and dramatic turns of events take turns.

Boieldieu enticed Rossini with his 26th comic opera: “You have performed a remarkable feat, that of remaining true, witty, lively and dramatic”, Weber: “No-one’s written an opera of such value since the Marriage of Figaro” and Wagner: “The finest of French culture is conveyed in this opera”. La Dame Blanche was the first show of the Opéra Comique to reach 1000 performances and it still enjoys a long-term worldwide success. Hergé even drew his inspiration from this opera when conceiving the end of Red Rackam’s Treasure.

To revive this model of its kind, these exhilarating work of art and glimmering score, Julien Leroy and Pauline Bureau take the lead of a pleiad of performers conducted by Philippe Talbot, 2017s Comte Ory. To them, comedy and virtuoso chant are the fruits of pleasure.

Comic opera in three acts, on a libretto by Eugène Scribe Inspired by Walter Scott. Created at the Opéra Comique in 1825.

Musical direction Julien Leroy • Stage direction Pauline Bureau • With Philippe Talbot, Elsa Benoit, Sophie Marin-Degor, Jérôme Boutillier, Aude Extrémo, Yann Beuron, Yoann Dubruque • Choir Les éléments • Orchestre National d’Île-de-France

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2h55 - Salle Favart
145, 125, 100, 75, 50, 35, 15, 6 €

Audio description

Some operas are available in audio description. "Image whisperers” are also available on demand.
More info on this page

Some operas are available in audio description. "Image whisperers” are also available on demand.
More info on this page

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

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

À partir de 10 ans

Around the show

Sing some thunes

Meet the choirmaster and sing, with no hang-ups, some of the tunes of the opera you’re about to see.

45 minutes before the show, Foyer Favart
Free entrance upon presentation of your ticket

Get the keys to the show

During a 15' brief, the theatre’s playwright tells you everything you need to know about the opera and its creative context

45 minutes before the show, Salle Bizet
Free entance upon presentation of your ticket

Distribution La Dame blanche

Stage direction
Pauline Bureau
Decors
Emmanuelle Roy
Costumes
Alice Touvet
Lights
Jean-Luc Chanonat
Video
Nathalie Cabrol
Magician
Benoît Dattez
Dramaturgy
Benoîte Bureau
Musical assistant
Emmanuelle Bizien
Stage artistic collaboration
Valérie Nègre
Vocal coach
Christophe Manien
Chief of choir
Joël Suhubiette
Georges Brown
Philippe Talbot
Elsa Benoit
Anna
Elsa Benoit
Jenny
Sophie Marin-Degor
Jérôme Boutillier
Gaveston
Jérôme Boutillier
Marguerite
Aude Extremo
Dickson
Yann Beuron
Yoann Dubruque
Mac-Irton
Yoann Dubruque
Peasant
Matthieu Heim
Member of Les éléments
Men of law
Stephan Olry
Member of Les éléments
Men of law
Vincent Billier
Member of Les éléments
Men of law
Jean-Baptiste Henriat
Member of Les éléments
Gabriel
Alban Guyon
Actor
Lionel Codino
Choir
Les éléments
Orchestra
Orchestre National d’Île-de-France

Production

Opéra Comique

Coproduction

Opéra de Limoges, Opéra de Nice Côte d’Azur

Musical direction
Julien Leroy

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