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Every year, the Opéra Comique leaves much room for creation, commissioning an opera by a contemporary composer every season. In 2022, support 2 international creations: Madame White Snake and La Petite Boutique des Horreurs.
1 - 3 Opera(s) commissioned every year
5 New productions by the Opéra Comique
89 Opera performances, including 56 off-site and 37 abroad
The contemporary opera Les Eclairs directed by Clément Hervieu-Léger, from the Comédie Française, was created in 2021.
In 2020, Christian Boltanski, Jean Kalman and Franck Krawczyk came together to create a performance in the Centre Georges Pompidou’s carpark.
In 2019, Joël Pommerat and Francesco Filidei created a four-hand opera for the ﬁrst time. A sensitive and intense work of art drawing inspiration from a short story by Zamiatine on family breakdowns.