ConcertExceptional lyric concert
Verdi, Puccini, Saint-Saëns, Bizet, Bellini
To celebrate the Music Day’s 35th anniversary, the Paris Opera gave on 21 June 2016 an exceptional concert at the Bastille Opera House.The program included excerpts of 19th century French and Italian classic repertoire, such as Verdi’s famous operas (Aida, Nabucco, La Forza del Destino, Il Trovatore and La Travaita), Bizet’s Carmen, Pucini’s Tosca, Saint- Saëns’s Samson and Delilah, Bellini’s Norma. This program featured the Paris Opera Orchestra and Choruses, conducted by Philippe Jordan, and three exceptional soloists: Sondra Radvanovsky, Anita Rachvelishvili and Aleksandr Antonenko.
A co-production of the Paris Opera, Telmondis, ARTE France
With the support of the Centre national du Cinéma et de l'Image Animée and the Orange Foundation, sponsor of the Paris Opera's audiovisual broadcasts
Director: François-René Martin
© Opéra national de Paris – Telmondis – Arte France 2016