THE FIGARO SELECTION – With a new Lohengrin at the Paris Opera, Madame Angot’s Daughter at the comic, The Cenerentola at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, or Romeo and Juliet from ZIngarelli to the Opéra de Versailles, the programs give pride of place to enticing productions. Mark your calendars!
Rossini, Mozart, Wagner, Donizetti. But also Charles Lecoq, Antonio Sartorio or Niccolo Antonio Zingarelli… Lovers of “hits” or pionate about stories, on the lookout for tasty (re)discoveries: everyone should be able to find something for them this fall, which if not very big names (the Alagna, Kaufmann and other Netrebko) will make it possible to capitalize on the sure values of French singing (Julie Fuchs, Florian Sempey, Marina Viotti, Adèle Charvet, etc.). And will undoubtedly reserve some surprises on the staging side, with the first Parisian productions of a Kirill Serebrennikov or a Cedric Klapisch.
It will naturally be the event of the return to Paris in terms of opera. For a time, it was feared that the scandal caused by the sudden departure of the musical director of the Paris Opera, Gustavo Dudameltakes precedence over the attraction of this new production, entrusted to the care of Kirill Serebrennikov, a Russian director long igned to…