Opera de Limoges’s 2018-19 Season To Present Verdi, Lully & Korngold

The Opera de Limoges has announced its 2018-19 season. The season will include a number of rarities, as well as two staples from the standard repertoire.


Juliette Deschamp brings her vision of “Songe d’une nuit d’été” with mezzo-soprano Alice Ferrière and soprano Chloé Briot. Paul Daniel conducts the Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine.

Performance Dates: Sept. 14, 2018

D’Hervé’s “Mam’zelle Nitouche” will be presented in a production by Pierre-André Weitz with Christophe Grapperon conducting. Lara Neumann, Damien Bigourdan, Miss Knife, and Samy Camps star in the production.

Performance Dates: Oct. 7-9, 2018

Korngold’s “Die Tote Stadt” comes to the stage with Johanni Van Oostrum and David Pomeroy in the lead roles. Pavel Baleff conducts Sandrine Anglade’s production.

Performance Dates: Jan. 25-27, 2019

Romie Estèves performs “Vous Qui Savez Ce Qu’est L’amour” with Jérémy Peret.

Performance Dates: Jan. 31-Feb.1, 2019

Elsa Balas leads the way in “Du Choeur À L’ouvrage” in a production by Benjamin Dupé.

Performance Dates: March 7-8, 2019

Alex Penda and André Heyboer star in “Macbeth.” Robert Tuohy conducts Verdi’s early masterpiece.

Performance Dates: April 10-14, 2019

Lully’s “Les Amants Magnifiques” gets a three-performance run with Laurent Prévôt, Pierre-Guy Cluzeau, Maxime Costa, and Mélanie Le Moine starring. Hervé Niquet conducts.

Performance Dates: May 16-18, 2019

The season concludes with Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne’s “Phèdre.” Judith van Wanroij, Diana Axentii, Enguerrand de Hys, and Thomas Dolié star in a production by Marc Paquien.

Performance Dates: June 4, 2019

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Francisco Salazar
FRANCISCO SALAZAR, (Publisher) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he has had the privilege of interviewing numerous opera stars including Anita Rachvelshvili and Ailyn Perez. He also worked as an entertainment reporter where he covered the New York and Tribeca Film Festivals and interviewed many celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Edgar Ramirez and Benedict Cumberbatch. He currently freelances for Remezcla. He holds a Masters in Media Management from the New School and a Bachelor's in Film Production and Italian studies from Hofstra University.

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