AROP evening — Opera

Le Prince Igor

04 Dec. 2019

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  • 3h45 with 1 intermission
  • Opéra Bastille
  • Cocktail attire

Prince Igor

Production de 2018

  • Music

    Alexandre Borodine
    (Editions Belaieff)

  • Libretto

    Alexandre Borodine
    d’après Vladimir Stassov, lui-même adapté du Dit de l’ost d’Igor

  • Conductor

    Philippe Jordan

  • Director

    Barrie Kosky

  • Set design

    Rufus Didwiszus

  • Costume design

    Klaus Bruns

  • Lighting design

    Franck Evin

  • Choreography

    Otto Pichler

  • Chorus master

    José Luis Basso

Borodin’s only opera, this great Russian epic, best known for its Polovtsian Dances, questions the responsibilities of a leader with regard to his people. Having ceded power to his despotic brother‑in-law in order to go to war, Igor is taken prisoner with his son. From his refusal to negotiate with the enemy to his return home, the prince’s deeds invite us to reconsider our own moral values. By divesting the work of folklore of the most elementary kind, Barrie Kosky’s production highlights a universal need for ethics.

Orchestre et Choeurs de l’Opéra national de Paris

Prince Igor

Production de 2018

  • Prince Igor

    Ildar Abdrazakov

  • Iaroslavna

    Elena Stikhina

  • Vladimir

    Pavel Černoch

  • Prince Galitski

    Dmitry Ulyanov

  • Kontchak

    Dimitry Ivashchenko

  • Kontchakovna

    Anita Rachvelishvili

  • Skoula

    Adam Palka

  • Ierochka

    Andrei Popov

  • Ovlour

    Vasily Efimov

  • La Nourrice

    Marina Haller

  • Une Jeune Polovtsienne

    Irina Kopylova

  • 19:30

    First part

  • 20:45

    Intermission cocktail

  • 21:15

    Second part

  • 23:15

    End of the performance

  • 23:20

    Supper