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Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Paris

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Isouard: Cendrillon
Julien Chauvin; Marc Paquien; Emmanuel Clolus; Claire Risterucci; Jeanne Crousaud; Louise Pingeot

ParisMalandain Ballet Biarritz: Marie-Antoinette

© Olivier Houeix
Haydn: Marie Antoinette
Thierry Malandain; Malandain Ballet Biarritz; Stefan Plewniak; Jorge Gallardo; Orchestre de l'Opéra Royal

ParisBeethoven: Violin Sonatas 5,6 and 7

© Darmigny
Renaud Capuçon; Kit Armstrong

ParisBeethoven: Violin Sonatas 1, 2, 3 and 4

© Darmigny
Renaud Capuçon; Kit Armstrong

ParisBeethoven: Violin Sonatas 8, 9 and 10

© Darmigny
Renaud Capuçon; Kit Armstrong
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A female voice florilegium: Vivaldi's Juditha triumphans in Paris

Marie-Nicole Lemieux © Geneviève LeSieur

A great performance of Vivaldi's only surviving oratorio, with Marie-Nicole Lemieux as the protagonist, under the baton of Jean-Chirstophe Spinosi.

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A long road to nowhere for Igor at the Bastille

Ildar Abdrazakov (Igor) © Agathe Poupeney | Opéra de Paris
Barrie Kosky's makes a limited impact in his debut at Opéra de Paris, apart from an hallucinogenic Polovtsian Dances.
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Operatic magic: Ercole Amante at the Opéra Comique

Nahuel di Pierro (Hercule) © S. Brion
Voices, orchestra staging: everything in this Ercole Amante is light and magic, to the great delight of the Salle Favart audience.
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Weber's Freischütz minus the magic at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Vladimir Baykov (Kaspar) © Julien Benamou
A disappointing staging of Weber's supernatural opera by Compagnie 14:20 in Paris
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Les Indes galantes: with Alarcón, Rameau conquers the Bastille

Les Indes galantes at Opéra Bastille, with the dance company Rualité © Little Shao / Opéra national de Paris
The new production of Les Indes galantes at Opéra Bastille is exceptional, from the vocal cast to the choreography by Bintou Dembélé. But the stand-out performance of the evening comes from conductor Leonardo Garcia Alarcón.
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Debussy centenary: a top ten playlist

Claude Debussy
Claude Debussy died on 25th March 1918. To mark the centenary, here is a playlist of my “top ten” Debussy masterpieces… at least today’s top ten!