Preview of Les Éclairs

Published on 21 October 2021

Les Eclairs, la bande annonce


Musical direction Ariane Matiakh | Stage direction Clément Hervieu-Léger

With Jean-Christophe Lanièce, André Heyboer, Elsa Benoit, Marie-Andrée Bouchard-Lesieur, Jérôme Boutillier, François Rougier

Ensemble Aedes | Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France

Salle Favart at From 2 to 8 november at 8:00pm.

Les Éclairs

Philippe Hersant and Jean Echenoz

November 02 to 08, 2021

Les Éclairs delves into the fate of the engineer Nikola Tesla – aka Gregor Tesla. Upon arriving in New York in 1884, Gregor was filled with revolutionary visions of electricity applications. But he was more interested in scientific discoveries than in profit-making. Manufacturers plundered and perverted his inventions, driving him to seek refuge in lightning shows and the company of birds.

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