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Nature isn't a decor anymore

June 02 to 03, 2021

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Focus on lyrical economy and creation

Since 2008 the seminars of the Opéra Comique have studied opera from various perspectives, fostering transdisciplinary exchanges and international views with two lines of research in mind: firstly, the theatre Troupe and staff, secondly, lyrical economy and creation trends. Two projects benefit from an annual renewal: Women’s visibility in lyrical history and Ecology in performing arts.

Lyrical art faced with environmental challenges, Opus 1

While representing nature has always been an artistic challenge for both music and scenography, we now have to question the shows’ materiality (building materials, use of nature, carbon footprint, storage, recycling…), the development of their economy (funding, production, human relations…) and how Opera houses, as public spaces, might be reshaped in light of the environmental emergency (training of artists and performing arts professionals, mediations, relationships with audiences…). How does the industry, its professionals, its decision-makers, its history and its role in civil society envision the future of the opera sector in this climatic emergency era? Conferences, meetings and round tables are on the agenda of this now-annual event.

Seminar - Salle Bizet
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Carmen in Tap

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Armide

Christoph Willibald Gluck

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Now sing

From February 05 to December 10, 2022

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La Petite Boutique des Horreurs

Alan Menken and Howard Ashman

From December 10 to 25, 2022

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Le voyage dans la Lune

Jacques Offenbach

From January 24 to February 03, 2023

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L'inondation

Francesco Filidei | Joël Pommerat

From February 27 to March 05, 2023

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Le Bourgeois gentilhomme

Molière | Jean-Baptiste Lully

From March 16 to 26, 2023

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Carmen

Georges Bizet

From April 24 to May 04, 2023

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Breaking the waves

Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek

From May 28 to 31, 2023

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Zémire et Azor

Andre-Ernest-Modeste Grétry

From June 23 to July 01, 2023

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