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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

Eisenstein Stephan Genz
Rosalinde Eleonore Marguerre
Prince Orlofski Lamia Beuque
Alfred Jean-François Borras
Adele Marie Lys
Frank Jean-François Vinciguerra
Falke Björn Bürger
Blind Pier-Yves Têtu
Frosch Shin Iglesias
Ida Yuki Tsurusaki

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

Banner credit : costumes by Enzo Iorio

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.-
Approximate duration: 3h

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

Work to be broadcast in À l'Opéra - Broadcast date announced later

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

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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