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LA CHAUVE-SOURIS

JOHANN STRAUSS (1825-1899)

Opera

Operetta in 3 acts
Sung in German, dialogues in French
Libretto by Richard Genée, based on Le réveillon by Ludovic Halévy and Henri Meilhac
First performed in Theater an der Wien, Vienna, 5th April 1874
Éditions Schott Music, représentées par Atlantis Musikbuch-Verlag AG, Zurich

New production Opéra de Lausanne

Gabriel von Eisenstein Stephan Genz
Rosalinde Eleonore Marguerre
Dr Falke Björn Bürger
Prince Orlofsky Lamia Beuque
Adèle Marie Lys
Alfred Jean-François Borras
Frank Jean-François Vinciguerra
Dr Blind Pier-Yves Têtu
Ida Yuki Tsurusaki
Frosch et Vengeance Shin Iglesias

Sinfonietta de Lausanne
Opéra de Lausanne Choir
prepared by Jacques Blanc

Conductor Frank Beermann
Director and scenography Adriano Sinivia
Set and costume designer Enzo Iorio
Lighting designer Fabrice Kebour
Choreographer Konethong Vongpraseuth

Friday 21 December 2018, 8PM
Sunday 23 December 2018, 5PM
Thursday 27
December 2018, 7PM
Friday 28 December 2018, 7PM
Sunday 30 December
2018, 3PM
Monday 31 December 2018, 7PM

Ticket price CHF 20.- to 170.-
Duration: 3h (one intermission included)

While leaving a masked ball, Eisenstein forces his friend Falke to go home in his bat costume. What happens in the mind of a man who is humiliated in such a fashion? Understandably, he will not stop until he is revenged for the insult he has received.

Events around the production

Espace 2 radio programme

Monday 31 December 2018, 8PM
Work to be broadcast in À l'Opéra

Forum Opéra conference

Monday 17 December 2018, 6:45PM
Salon Alice Bailly of Opéra de Lausanne
Speaker: Christian Merlin
Entrance fee: CHF 15.- / 12.-
Information on www.forum-opera.ch

Backstage tour - complete

Wednesday 12 December 2018, 6PM to 7:15PM
A few days before the premiere of each show, visit the behind the scenes! The visit is in French.
Entrance fee: CHF 10.-
Information and registration: 021 315 40 59 or isabelle.ravussin[at]lausanne.ch

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