Zoom in on Denis Podalydès / Le Comte Ory

Denis Podalydès: « In my first operas, I used to be extremely cautious with the vocalists.”

At 10 am the Petit Théâtre is not yet occupied by the team of Le Comte Ory. So we take advantage of a moment of lull to interview Denis Podalydès who staged Rossini’s famous opera that ends the 2017 season. For the holiday season, the man who’s also an actor, a member of the Comédie-Française and a writer resumes his partnership with conductor Louis Langrée, who revived Messager’s Fortunio at Salle Favart in 2009.

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Le Comte Ory, 19 through 31 December 2017

Music direction Louis Langrée
Staging Denis Podalydès
Scenery Eric Ruf
Costumes Christian Lacroix
Lights Stéphanie Daniel

With Philippe Talbot, Julie Fuchs, Gaëlle Arquez, Jean-Sébastien Bou, Patrick Bolleire, Éve-Maud Hubeaux, Jodie Devos

Choir les éléments
Orchestre des Champs-Elysées