We team wish you a good start of the opera season !
We are happy to see you again for this new season, which we hope will be more exciting than the last one.
It is therefore full of hope that we share with you the upcoming news of our artists :
The Palazzetto Bru Zane and the Opéra de Tours have joined forces to recreate a diptych of two rarities: La Princesse jaune by Saint-Säens and Djamileh by Bizet, conducted by Laurent Campellone and directed by Géraldine Martineau, from the Comédie-française.
Sahy Ratia is playing the two main male parts : Kornélis and Haroun.
Two works to be rediscovered on 1, 3 and 5 October in Tours with numerous reprises in France : https://operadetours.fr/fr/programmation/la-princesse-jaune-djamileh-camille-saint-saens-georges-bizet
The Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra will perform L’Enfant et les Sortilèges by Ravel at the Philharmonie de Paris, under the baton of Mikko Franck.
Antoine Normand will sing the parts of the Teapot, the Arithmetic and the Tree Frog.
A masterpiece to be enjoyed on 1 October : https://philharmoniedeparis.fr/fr/activite/opera-en-concert/22626-ravel-lenfant-et-les-sortileges
The Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg is reviving the production of Le Nozze di Figaro staged by James Gray and created at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées two years ago, conducted by Jérémie Rhorer.
Matthieu Lécroart will play the role of the grumpy Antonio.
A magnificent show to be (re)seen on 6, 8 and 10 October : https://www.luxembourg-city.com/fr/agenda/event/147649-le-nozze-di-figaro
The Opéra de Marseille is revisiting a flagship score of the French repertoire, rarely performed : Guillaume Tell by Rossini.
Cyril Rovery will take on the role of the infamous Gessler.
A great opera to rediscover on 12, 15, 17 and 20 October : https://opera.marseille.fr/programmation/opera/guillaume-tell
The agency Adagio Artists is proud to welcome the following artists :
Rafaela Albuquerque, a young Portuguese soprano from la Fabbrica (the young artist studio of the Rome Opera), where she had the opportunity to get noticed as Clorinda (La Cenerentola), the Sacerdotessa (Aida), Annina (La Traviata) and especially Zerlina (Don Giovanni) on main stage of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma.
Clarke Ruth, a young Canadian bass-baritone, has just completed his studies at the Hochschule in Cologne.
As a winner of the International singing competition in Clermont-Ferrand, he has been untrusted with the part of Alessio (La Sonnambula) in a coproduction of Clermont-Ferrand, Vichy, Avignon, Metz, Reims, Limoges, Massy and Compiègne opera houses.
Charlie Guillemin, an original and protean artist, a true actor-singer, finds his field of election in character tenor parts.
Recently, he had great success playing the jester Elcius (Croesus by Keiser) at the Théâtre de l’Athénée in Paris and will soon play the part of Remendado (Carmen, Reine du cirque) at the Avignon Opera.
Clelia Cafiero, a young Italian conductor, with a bright future. After assisting Sir Antonio Pappano, she is currently assistant to Lawrence Foster at Marseille Opera.
Her projects include Madama Butterfly at the Quebec Opera, and La Traviata in Marseille.