Support contemporary creation from Beijing to New York

Photo de Titon et l'Aurore

Titon et l'Aurore © Stefan Brion


"We are at a turning point where we must question the world we live in. Creation enables us to do so. One must invite the composer and author to commit to this approach"

Olivier Mantei Director of the Opéra Comique

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.

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1 - 3 Opera(s) commissioned every year

5 New productions by the Opéra Comique

89 Opera performances, including 56 off-site and 37 abroad

Discover previous contemporary creations

Les Éclairs

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.

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