Fidelio's rehearsals in pictures

Fidelio’s artistic team resumed work mid-august. There are still a few days to go before the premiere of Beethoven’s sole opera. Discover the rehearsals led by Cyril Teste and Raphaël Pichon.

Published on 8 September 2021
Répétitions de Fidelio © Stefan Brion

Répétitions de Fidelio © Stefan Brion


First and sole opera by Beethoven, Fidelio draws its inspiration from the Reign of Terror and has become an ode to Justice.The master piece, which has rarely been performed in Paris, takes on all its musical and political intensity under the direction of Raphaël Pichon and Cyril Teste.

Musical direction Raphaël Pichon | Stage direction Cyril Teste
With Siobhan Stagg, Michael Spyres, Mari Eriksmoen, Albert Dohmen, Gabor Bretz, Christian Immler, Linard Vrielink
Choir and orchestra Pygmalion
Coproduction Opéra Nice Côte d'Azur, Opéra de Dijon, Collectif MxM


Ludwig Van Beethoven

September 25 to October 03, 2021

Fidelio, is the male pseudonym adopted by the brave Leonore in order to undertake a dangerous mission: As a guard, she infiltrates a prison where arbitrariness reigns, to free her husband.

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