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Performer: Orchestre de l'Opéra national de Paris

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Paris7 Deaths of Maria CallasNew production

Nikodijević: 7 Deaths of Maria Callas
Yoel Gamzou; Marina Abramović; Opéra national de Paris; Riccardo Tisci; Nadezhda Karyazina; Whitney Morrison

ParisL’élixir d’amour

Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore
Riccardo Frizza; Laurent Pelly; Opéra national de Paris; Chantal Thomas; Julie Fuchs; Xabier Anduaga

ParisCarmen

Bizet: Carmen
Domingo Hindoyan; Calixto Bieito; Opéra national de Paris; Keri-Lynn Wilson; Alfons Flores; Mercè Paloma; Clémentine Margaine

ParisIphigénie en Tauride

Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride
Thomas Hengelbrock; Krzysztof Warlikowski; Opéra national de Paris; Małgorzata Szczęśniak; Joyce DiDonato; Florian Sempey

ParisSiegfriedNew production

Wagner: Siegfried
Philippe Jordan; Calixto Bieito; Opéra national de Paris; Rebecca Ringst; Ingo Krügler; Andreas Schager; Gerhard Siegel
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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.
***11
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Don Giovanni according to Ivo van Hove: a puritan despite himself?

Don Giovanni at Palais Garnier © Charles Duprat / Opéra national de Paris
Don Giovanni returns to the Palais Garnier. The production by Ivo van Hove lacks energy but is wonderfully served by a cast of great young talents.
***11
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Carthage carnage: Tcherniakov's Trojans flops at the Bastille

Stéphanie d'Oustrac (Cassandre) © Vincent Pontet | Opéra national de Paris
Tcherniakov reduces Berlioz' epic to little more than Circle Time therapy, a poor way to mark the composer's anniversary year.
**111
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The sacrifice of Bérénice: a long break-up at the Opéra Garnier in Paris

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In Bérénice, given its world première at the Opéra Garnier, composer Michael Jarrell revisits Racine's refined tragedy with the help of the inspired voices of Barbara Hannigan and Bo Skovhus.
***11
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Lisette Oropesa conquers Paris in Les Huguenots

Lisette Oropesa (Marguerite de Valois) © Opéra de Paris | Agathe Poupeney
It's a big night at the Opéra Bastille for their 350th anniversary season; Oropesa's dazzling coloratura stops the show; Andreas Kriegenburg sets the action interestingly in a Star Trek future.
***11
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