Opéra National de Paris Announces Académie de Palais Garnier Concerts

By David Salazar

The Opéra National de Paris is set to present a series of concerts featuring artists from the Académie au Palais Garnier.

First up will be an aria and ensembles concert. That showcase will feature music by Rossini, Thomas, Poulenc, Britten, Gounod, Massenet, and Donizetti from such operas as “Guillaume Tell,” “Semiramide,” “Il Barbiere di Siviglia,” “Hamlet,” “Dialogues des Carmélites,” “Gloriana,” “Faust,” “Don Pasquale,” “Werther,” and “La Cenerentola.”

Performers include Martina Russomanno, Alejandro Baliña Vietes, Marine Chagnon, Adrien Mathonat, Andres Cascante, Teona Todua, Thomas Ricart, Laurence Kilsby, Seray Pinar, Margarita Polonskaya, Boriárksa Brindás, and Yiorgo Ioannou.

Nil Vendetti conducts the Orchestre de l’Opéra de Paris.

Performance Date: Dec. 14, 2022

 That will be followed up by a concert entitled “Carte blanche à Gustavo Dudamel.” The Music Director of the Opéra National de Paris will lead a performance of music by Bernstein, Villa Lobos, Guastavino, Codina, Weill, Granados, Piazzolla, Barbieri, and Obradors.

This performance will be streamed on the radio via France Musique; audiences can also watch the concert on ARTE.

Performance Date: Jan. 23, 2023