The Maîtrise Populaire at Josephine Baker’s Pantheon entrance ceremony

Published on 1 December 2021

The Opéra Comique’s Maîtrise Populaire had the honour to celebrate Josephine Baker’s entrance at the Panthéon, interpreting her famous tune « Dans mon village ».

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Élysée – Presidency of the French Republic

Musical direction, Sarah Koné
Musical arrangements, Bruno Fontaine
Sign Language, Jennifer Tederri
Piano, Katia Weimann

The Maîtrise Populaire of the Opéra-Comique

Founded in 2016, the Maîtrise Populaire is a troupe composed of young people aged 8 to 25 (Year 5 / 4th grade to university) who are trained in performing arts, based on a multidisciplinary approach.

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