Robert le Diable

Opera in five acts by Giacomo Meyerbeer on a libretto by Eugène Scribe and Germain Delavigne, premiered on 21 November 1831 at the Paris Opéra
Opera Opéra National de Bordeaux
Mon 20 September 2021
19.00
Opéra National de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
Thu 23 September 2021
19.00
Opéra National de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
Sat 25 September 2021
19.00
Opéra National de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
A triumph at its first performance in 1831, Meyerbeer’s Robert le Diable was one of the works that established the foundations of French grand-opéra: a libretto full of plot twists, a wide range of vocal styles, and splendid stage and choreographic effects.
ORCHESTRE NATIONAL DE BORDEAUX-AQUITAINE
CHŒUR DE L’OPÉRA NATIONAL DE BORDEAUX
Marc Minkowski conductor
assisted by Romain Dumas
Luc Birraux semi-staging
Jean-Marc Fontana répétiteur
Robert, Duc de Normandie John Osborn
Isabelle, Princesse de Sicile Erin Morley
Bertram Nicolas Courjal
Alice, Sœur de lait de Robert Amina Edris
Raimbaut, un Troubadour Nicolas Darmanin
Alberti / Un Prêtre Joel Allison
Un Héraut d’armes / Le Prévôt du Palais Paco Garcia
Semi-staged production
Production Opéra National de Bordeaux
Recording for the 'French opera' series of the Bru Zane label
Bru Zane Mediabase
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