Oscillating between his feelings for Liza and a dark obsession, Hermann loses himself in a world where the illusions of the card game, his consuming passion, and the threat of fate produce music as poetic as it is sumptuous.
Oct - Nov 2022
A bittersweet comedy in which feelings of nostalgia and lost love are bathed in a lyrical and delicate musical setting. The sublime meeting of reason and emotion, with a heaping helping of reverie and humour.
On purge bébé
Colourful opera adaptation of Georges Feydeau’s eponymous vaudeville play. Chamber pots are smashed to smithereens as two parents try to deal with their constipated (and tyrannical) son. Perfect for brightening up the end-of-year festivities.
Reyer, Franck, Berlioz
Our musical director focuses on French-Belgian Romanticism in this grand end-of-year concert. Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique resounds alongside fragments from Reyer’s Wagnerian opera Sigurd, and Franck’s Variations symphoniques.
Jan - Feb 2023
Sultry declarations of love, melancholic reveries, Tchaikovsky’s haunting melodies, and a refined scenography: 2023 will open on a grand scale.
Mar - Apr 2023
A grand new opera project on the life of the Virgin Queen, based on Donizetti’s Tudor tetralogy. Part 1: the story of Elizabeth’s childhood and her sudden accession to the throne.
Mar - Apr 2023
A grand new opera project on the life of the Virgin Queen, based on Donizetti’s Tudor tetralogy. Part 2: the imprisonment of Mary Stuart, the clash between the affairs of state and Elizabeth’s intimate feelings, her inevitable decline.
Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
Apr - May 2023
Two male and one female dancer draw invisible lines between their respective native countries: Australia, Japan, and Colombia. Filmed images and three singers accompany them as they explore the depths of human loneliness and pain.
This final salute to the Grand Opéra tells the story of the infamous Tudor prince, who in his love for Anne Boleyn wants to divorce Catherine of Aragon, thereby causing a rift between the Church of England and Rome.
June - July 2023
What happens when a nose decides to leave its owner and take on a life of its own? This surrealistic play, a satirical take on Russian society in the 1920s, is sparkling and delightfully over the top.
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