Watch ‘Trois Contes’ From L’Opéra de Lille Live on OperaVision

By David Salazar

On March 14, 2019, the Opéra de Lille will present“Trois Contes.” Those who are unable to attend the performance in France will luckily be able to watch it via OperaVision’s live streaming service and for several months thereafter.

The stream kicks off at 8 p.m. local time. That’s around 3 p.m. EDT and 12 p.m. PST for the start time. It will be available for repeat viewings on Opera Vision until Sept. 13, 2019.

The opera by composer Gérard Pesson and librettist David Lescot, will feature Camille Merckx, Marc Mauillon, Enguerrand de Hys, Maïlys de Villoutreys, Melody Louledjian, Jean-Gabriel Saint Martin, Jos Houben, and dancer Sung Im Her. All of them will be performing different roles across the three different story which are based on works by Hans Christian Andersen, Lorenza Foschini, and Edgar Allan Poe.

George-Elie Octors conducts.

The streaming service is free through OperaVision, which, per its official website, is a project “supported by the European Union’s Creative Europe program, OperaVision builds on the success of The Opera Platform, with more contributing opera companies from more countries, under the editorial supervision of Opera Europa, the European association of opera companies and festivals. OperaVision brings together 30 partners from 18 countries and invites you to travel and discover the diversity of opera from wherever you want, whenever you want.”

Next up on OperaVision will be the production of “Frankenstein” from La Monnaie.