Paris Opera Ballets on Christmas and New Year’s Eve

Swan Lake

Opera Bastille, 8 Rue Scribe, 75009 Paris, France
Metro: Opera – Tel.: +33(0)1 40 01 17 89- http://www.operadeparis.fr

SWAN LAKE BALLET AT CHRISTMAS EVE IN PARISConductor: Simon Hewett

Tchaikovsky’s first ballet echoes with extraordinarily gentleness and melancholy.  In 1895 Marius Petipa adopted the work and created the legend of the dancer-swan who would become the ballerina par excellence. In Rudolf Nureyev’s version the characters assume their full psychological depth bringing a more profound dimension to this sumptuous action ballet. Read more or book a ticket…

  • 19:30 on 24 December 2010
  • 19:30 on 31 December 2010

Balanchine/Brown/Bausch

Opera Garnier,8 Rue Scribe, 75009 Paris, France
Metro: Opera – Tel.: +33(0)1 40 01 17 89- http://www.operadeparis.fr

Conductor: Vello Pähn

Three essential works from the repertoire: George Balanchine’s lyrically abstract and evocative Apollon, O złozony/O composite by Trisha Brown  where post modern dance conjugates with classical vocabulary and Pina Bausch’s legendary Rite of Spring with its profoundly theatrical dance. Read more or book a ticket…

  • 19:30 on 24 December 2010
  • 19:30 on 31 December 2010
Information and Images courtesy of Opera National de Paris
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