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Opera in one act, sung in French
Libretto by the composer
Created in the NBC Studios in New York, 24 December 1951
Éditions G. Schirmer, represented by Sikorski Musikverlag, Hamburg

New production Opéra de Lausanne

Amahl Marie Mury (10, 11 Nov. at 3PM) / Nicolas Sanchez-Vignaux (8, 11 at 7PM, 12, 15 Nov.) from Maîtrise Musique-École du Conservatoire de Lausanne
La mère Marina Viotti
Gaspard Aurélien Reymond-Moret
Melchior Joël Terrin
Balthazar Joé Bertili
Le page Cosimo Sabatella
Figurant danseur Jayson Maridor

Orchestre de l’HEMU
Maîtrise Opéra du Conservatoire de Lausanne

Conductor Hervé Klopfenstein
Director Gérard Demierre
Scenography and costume designer Sébastien Guenot
Lighting designer Denis Foucart
Choreographer  Cosimo Sabatella

Wednesday 8 November 2017, 5PM
Friday 10
November 2017, 7PM
Saturday 11 November 2017, 3PM and 7PM
Sunday 12 November 2017, 5PM
Wednesday 15 November 2017, 5PM

Ticket price CHF 20.- to 45.-
Duration: 55 minutes (no intermission)
From age 7

Menotti composed this opera for television, commissioned by NBC who broadcast it the evening of Christmas Day in 1951. In this little "mystery" for children, the composer remembers the temporary limp he suffered from as a child.

Events around the production

Forum Opéra conference

Tuesday 24 October 2017, 6:45PM
Salon Alice Bailly of Opéra de Lausanne
Speaker: Yaël Hêche
Entrance fee: CHF 15.- / 12.-
Information on www.forum-opera.ch


This 45-minute visit takes place right before the Wednesday performance and gives you and your family a backstage tour of the 2017-18 season all-age production Amahl et les visiteurs du soir. The visit will be in French.

Wednesday :
• 8 November 2017
• 15 November 2017

Length : 3:45PM-4:30PM
Price : CHF 10.- per personn

Registration required 021 315 40 59 or isabelle.ravussin[at]lausanne.ch


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