ZÉMIRE ET AZOR, LA BELLE ET LA BÊTE / LES VIOLONS DU ROY
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May 23, 2015 | 19 H 30
Denys Arcand, a great lover of 18th-century music and friend to Les Violons du Roy, joins with the orchestra and conductor Mathieu Lussier to fulfil his dream of staging his first opera, Zémire et Azor, based on the fairytale Beauty and the Beast. A full opera production with staging, costumes, lighting, set pieces and dance!
Mathieu Lussier, conductor
Denys Arcand, director
Florie Valiquette, soprano, playing Zémire (Beauty)
Jean-Michel Richer, tenor, playing Azor (the Beast)
Marie-Nathalie Lacoursière, choreographer
Daniel Séguin, costume and set designer
A. GRÉTRY Zémire et Azor based on La Belle et la Bête
Libretto by Jean-François Marmontel
With the collaboration of L’Atelier lyrique de l’opéra de Montréal and the participation of National Theatre School of Canada.