Karine Deshayes, Jacquelyn Wagner, Matthias Goerne & Patricia Petibon Lead Opéra National de Bordeaux ‘s 2024-25 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Opéra National de Bordeaux has announced its 2024-25 Season.


The season opens with “Le Pavillon aux pivoines” with Guo Xaionan directing.

Performance Dates: Oct. 17-19, 2024

“Il Cappello di paglia di Firenze” will be conducted by Salvatore Caputo and directed by Julien Duval.

Performance Dates: Nov. 7-9, 2024

Lucie Leguay conducts “Les sentinelles” with Chloé Lechat directing. The cast will include Clara Olivares, Anne-Catherine Gillet, Sylvie Brunet-Grupposo, Camille Schnoor, and Noémie Develay-Ressiguier.

Performance Dates: Nov. 10-14, 2024

Bizet’s “Le Docteur Miracle” will be conducted by Nicolas Simon and will star Dima Bawab, Héloïse Mas, Kaëlig Boché, Thomas Dolié, and Pierre Lebon.

Performance Date: Dec. 15, 2024

Paolo Carignani conducts Bellini’s “Norma” a cast featuring Karine Deshayes, Jean-Francois Borras, Olga Syniakova, and Goderdzi Janelidze.

Performance Dates: Jan. 29-Feb. 6, 2025

The company will present a new production of “Le Barbier de Séville revisited.”

Performance Dates: Feb. 15-16, 2025

Marc Leroy Calatayud conducts Donizetti’s “L’Elisir d’Amore” in a production by Manuel Renga. Emma Fekete, Norma Nahoun, Thomas Ricart, Blaise Rantoanina, Sergio Villegas, and Louis de Lavignère.

Performance Dates: March 14-16, 2025

Beethoven’s “Fidelio” will be conducted by Joseph Swensen and directed by Valentina Carrasco. Jacquelyn Wagner, Jamez McCorkle, Matthew Rose, Polina Shabunina, Kevin Amiel, Szymon Mechliński, and Thomas Dear star.

Performance Dates: May 16-23, 2025


Matthias Goerne and Alexander Schmalcz perform music by Schubert.

Performance Date: Oct. 4, 2024

Lauranne Olvia and Jean-Marc Fontana perform in recital.

Performance Date: Oct. 10, 2024

Delyana Lazarova and Florian Sempey join forces for Dvořák, Grétry, Gounod, Wagner, Thomas, and Shostakovich.

Performance Date: Nov. 21, 2024

Daniele Maniscalchi performs Sous le ciel de Naples.

Performance Date: Dec. 1, 2024

Patricia Petibon, Christian-Pierre La Marca, and Susan Manoff will perform in recital.

Performance Date: Feb. 10, 2025

The Conservatoire de Bordeaux-Jacques Thibaud will present a Midi Musical.

Performance Date: April 18, 2025

Pene Pati and Mathieu Pordoy perform Italian arias and Neapolitan arias.

Performance Date: April 26, 2025

Sabine Devieilhe and Stéphane Degout perform alongside Pygmalion and Raphaël Pichon.

Performance Date: May 15, 2025

The company will present a Concert au Château de Ferrand with the Académie de l’Opéra National de Bordeaux

Performance Date: June 15, 2025