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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