With the French Revolution raging in the streets, how did the artistic milieu of Paris react?

Opera Lafayette explores operas that held the stage in the 1790s and reflect the tumultuous emotions of the period. Opera and the French Revolution, a fully-staged program featuring The Opera Lafayette Orchestra and Chorus, sets three dramatic scenes from classical Greek tragedies: 

Sapho
Jean-Paul-Égide Martini
a modern premiere

Médée
Luigi Cherubini

Œdipe à Colone
Antonio Sacchini

Nathalie Paulin, Sapho/Médée/Antigone
Antonio Figueroa, Phaon/Jason
Javier Arrey, Œdipe/Stesichore
Sophie Junker, Cleis/Neris

The Opera Lafayette Orchestra and Chorus
Ryan Brown, Conductor

Miřenka Čechová, Director
Martin Špetlík, Lighting Design
Petr Bohac, Set Design
Judith Hansen, Costume Designer

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.

sunday, May 1, 2016 - 8:00 p.m.

Lisner Auditorium
at the George Washington University

730 21st St NW
Washington, DC



PURCHASE TICKETS
Tickets: $20-$110
Students 50% off

A pre-performance discussion will take place before the production at the Lisner Auditorium. Information about pre-performance discussions for this production will be available later in the season.

Rose Theater
Jazz at Lincoln Center's
Frederick P. Rose Hall
Broadway at 60th Street, New York, NY

 

PURCHASE TICKETS
Tickets: $20 - $150
Students 50% off

A pre-performance discussion will take place in the Noble Room an hour before the production at the Rose Theater.

 
 

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