Sunday, 25 May 2014

New Season 2014-2015 in Geneva (Grand Théâtre)

During the 2014-2015 season, the Grand Théâtre in Geneva will produce 9 operas in 5 languages, including 3 new productions and a new children opera coproduced with the Lausanne opera where it will receive its first performance.

- Giuseppe Verdi : Rigoletto, conducted by Alexander Joel, directed by Robert Carsen. First presented in Aix-en-Provence in July 2013, it was subsequently performed in Strasbourg and Brussels ;
- Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky : Eugene Onegin, conducted by Michail Jurowski, directed by Robert Carsen. the production was conceived for the Lyric Opera in Chicago in March 2008, and then performed in New York ;
- Jacques Offenbach : La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein, conducted by Franck Villard, directed by Laurent Pelly (already performed in Paris in 2004) ;
- Christoph Willlibald Gluck : Iphigénie en Tauride, conducted by Hartmut Haenchen, directed by Lukas Hemleb (new production) ;
- George Gershwin : Porgy and Bess, conducted by William Barkhymer, directed by Baayork Lee. This production of the New York Harlem Theater has been touring through Europe for at least 20 years ;
- Luigi Cherubini : Medea, conducted by Marko Letonja, directed by Christof Loy (new production) ;
- Ludwig van Beethoven : Fidelio, conducted by Pinchas Steinberg, directed by Matthias Hartmann (new production) ;
- Michaël Levinas : Le Petit prince, conducted by Arie van Beek, directed by Lilo Baur. Performed at the Bâtiment des Forces Motrices, the French composer's fourth opera will receive its first performance in Lausanne in November 2014.
- Xavier Dayer : Contes de la lune vague après la pluie, conducted by Jean-Philippe Wurtz, directed by Vincent Huguet. This chamber opera is to be first performed in Rouen in March 2015.

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