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  1. The opening gala of the dance season will be available online for free January 30 at 20:00 local time here : https://chezsoi.operadeparis.fr/videos/gala-d-ouverture Program Défilé du Ballet Choregraphy: Albert Aveline, Serge Lifar Music: Hector Berlioz Grand pas classique Valentine Colasante, Danseuse Etoile Hugo Marchand, Danseur Etoile In the night 1st pas de deux : Ludmila Pagliero, Danseuse Etoile Mathieu Ganio, Danseur Etoile 2nd pas de deux : Léonore Baulac, Danseuse Etoile Germain Louvet, Danseur Etoile 3rd pas de deux : Alic
  2. Paul Marque has been named Etoile by Alexander Neef after the live stream of La Bayadère. He was dancing the Golden Idol.
  3. L'Opéra chez soi is the new Paris Opera online platform available from today. I hope it is available from abroad. There is a live broadcast of La Bayadère next Sunday with a special cast (Different main roles in each act) with a trailer here : https://chezsoi.operadeparis.fr/packages/la-bayadere/videos/trailer-bayadere ACTE I : Dorothée Gilbert, Germain Louvet, Léonore Baulac ACTE II : Amandine Albisson, Hugo Marchand, Valentine Colasante ACTE III : Ludmila Pagliero, Mathias Heymann There is also a back catalogue already available.
  4. Brise lames, the Damien Jalet piece, is not included in the broadcast.
  5. The last show before "soft" lockdown is tonight and this is "Etoiles". For the moment, the dancers will still be allowed to repeat so it's not a full stop. We'll see but it doesn't look good for Bayadère anyway...
  6. Annual internal competition to enter POB ballet has been held mid-October. Following dancers have been selected : Clara MOUSSEIGNE Lisa GAILLARD-BORTOLOTTI Gloria POUBEAU Camille CALAZANS Alycia HIDDINGA Ysée BRETIGNIERE Margaux CHABREL Enzo SAUGAR Osiris ONAMBELE NGONO Keita BELLALI Due to Covid-19, external competition is postponed. Source : POB www
  7. Just to be precise, Simone Valastro was not Premier Danseur but Sujet
  8. The whole programme is detailed on POB web site if you click on the link I made on the title of the shows with casting and dates.
  9. POB announced 3 new programmes for this fall at The Palais Garnier Etoiles de l'Opéra from 05 to 29 October 2020 Alastair Marriott, John Neumeier, Hans van Manen, William Forsythe, Martha Graham, Mikhail Fokine, Jerome Robbins with Mathieu Ganio, Laura Hecquet, Stéphane Bullion, Ludmila Pagliero, Hugo Marchand, Hannah O'Neill, Vincent Chaillet, Emilie Cozette, Sae Eun Park Rudolf Nureyev from 06 to 30 October 2020 Nutcracker, Cindarella, Romeo and Juliet, Don Quixote, Swan Lake, Manfred, Sleeping Beauty with Dorothée Gilbert, Paul Marque, Alice Renavand, Florian Magnenet,
  10. According to the French Ministry of Culture Press Release , Alexander Neef will take his functions as soon as ... next week!
  11. Paris Opera director Stéphane Lissner has announced he will leave the head of the company at the end of December (he was due to finish the 20-21 season and leave in July 21) and that he has decided to close both Opera houses for renovation work until the end of November (Bastille) and end of December (Garnier) https://www.operadeparis.fr/en/news/stage-renovation-work-at-the-paris-opera-from-july-2020
  12. POB dancers to thank people working during the lockdown https://youtu.be/OIiG14Ggmu0
  13. Paris Opera Ballet has "closed'. It has stopped morning classes and all rehearsals for at least 15 days.
  14. Following shows are cancelled Manon, from March 13 to April 3 George Balanchine, from March 12 to April 10, Don Giovanni: from March 21 to April 24 The Ballet School production: from March 25 to 30 no information about Alan Lucien Øyen new work which is supposed to start April 11
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