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Placed under the aegis of a multitude of talents: Théophile Gautier - co-author of the libretto -, Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot - who sign the choreography -, Alexandre Benois - whose designs inspired the sets and costumes -, Patrice Bart and Eugène Polyakov - to whom we owe the adaptation of the ballet for the Paris Opera, Giselle represents the apogee of the new romantic aesthetic that was very much in vogue in the intellectual and artistic circles of the early 19th century.
Live in cinemas Thursday 6 Feb. 7:15pm

FRA Cinéma presents this new title in 2020 to replace Le Parc.
The audio-visual recording of the ballet Le Parc has indeed been cancelled due to a strike affecting normal working at Paris Opera. FRA Cinéma is sorry for the inconvenience caused.

In cinemas from January 16, 2020!

Anna Netrebko and Yusif Eyvazov are the stars of the Franco Zeffirelli production of Verdi’s masterpiece at the Arena di Verona for the 97th Opera Festival. One of the most acclaimed and widely-recognized sopranos in the world today was making her debut at the world’s largest open-air theatre in June 2019.

As a result of a nationalstrike against the pension reform affecting the proper functioning of the Paris Opera,  the live broadcast of Prince Igor on December 17 cannot take place as planned. As the video recording is cancelled, this title won't be either screened later. FRA Cinéma apologizes for this cancellation.

The young American stage director Lydia Steier gave her Salzburg Festival debut with a fresh take on the most beloved opera of all time. She introduces the role of the grandfather, a narrator reading the opera like a fairy tale to his three grandchildren.

After the successful live broadcast on the 10 of October, the highlight of the Paris Opera 350th anniversary season is back to the cinemas from November 9th.

Simon Stone, one of today’s most distinguished stage directors, now makes his long-awaited debut at the Paris Opera with La Traviata in cinemas on Tuesday 24 September.