Le voyage dans la Lune

Jacques Offenbach

April 18 to 24, 2021

Illustration ©️ Julia Lamoureux
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It is well known that Moon-dwellers are called the Sélénites. What many people are less familiar with is that love and ambition do not exit among them. Sélénites are thus extremely surprised when three Earth-people, the prince Caprice, the king V’lan and Microscope the astronomer, land on the Moon. Their food supplies — elixirs and apples — will soon have a devastating impact…

This Offenbach Opéra-féérie, inspired by two novels of Jules Verne, From the Earth to the Moon and Journey to the center of the Earth, met with resounding success in 1875. Compelling songs, enchanting or humorous ballets, lively choirs, a procession of amazing characters … set a richly plotted story, which ends on a wonderful Earth-light.

Laurent Pelly and Agathe Mélinand adapted this exceptional artwork to the Salle Favart as well as to the many talents of the Opéra Comique’s Maîtrise Populaire. Under Alexandra Cravero’s brisk baton, the ‘Frivolités Parisiennes’ wholeheartedly revive this great musical comedy, with music, inventiveness and a team spirit which will dazzle young and old.

Opéra-féérie in four acts. Libretto by Albert Vanloo, Eugène Leterrier et Arnold Mortier
Created in 1875 at the Théâtre de la Gaité

Musical direction Mathieu Romano** • Stage direction Laurent Pelly • Choir, Maîtrise Populaire de l’Opéra Comique (Direction artistique - Sarah Koné) • Orchestra Les Frivolités Parisiennes

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2h - Salle Favart
Show sang in French with French and English subtiltes

Audio description

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Some operas are available in audio description. "Image whisperers” are also available on demand.
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Emplacements

16 seats are dedicated to people with reduced mobility, on reservation at the box office or by phone. Access to the lift is located 5 rue Favart
+33 1 70 23 01 44 | accessibilite@opera-comique.com

16 seats are dedicated to people with reduced mobility, on reservation at the box office or by phone. Access to the lift is located 5 rue Favart
+33 1 70 23 01 44 | accessibilite@opera-comique.com

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Distribution

Musical direction
Mathieu Romano
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Stage direction
Laurent Pelly
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Costumes
Laurent Pelly
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Libretto adaptation and new version of the des dialogues
Agathe Mélinand
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Decors
Barbara de Limburg
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Lights
Joël Adam
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Vocal coach
Katia Weimann
Staging assistant
Christian Räth
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Decors assistant
Cléo Laigret
Costumes assistant
Thomaz Le Gouès
V’lan
Christophe Mortagne
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Fantasia
Ludmilla Bouakkaz
*
Arthur Roussel
Caprice
Arthur Roussel
*
Concert de la Maîtrise Populaire © Quentin Croisard
Solists et choir
Maîtrise Populaire de l'Opéra Comique
Artistic direction - Sarah Koné
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Orchestra
Les Frivolités Parisiennes
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Production
Opéra Comique
Coproduction
Opéra national Grec

** Alexandra Cravero has been involved in a car accident and won't be back on her feet to direct "Le Voyage dans la lune"

*** Franck Leguérinel, wouldn't ensure the role of Vlan. Thank's to Christophe Mortagne who will replace him.

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