RIGOLETTO

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

Opera in three acts
Libretto by Franceso Maria Piave based on Le roi s’amuse by Victor Hugo
First performed in Venise at Teatro La Fenice, March 11 1851

Il duca di Mantova Giuseppe Filianoti & Robert Nagy
Rigoletto Carlos Almaguer
Gilda Nicoleta Ardelean
Sparafucile Jean Teigen
Giovanna / Maddalena Isabelle Henriquez
Il conte di Monterone Ruben Amoretti
Marullo Vincent Deliau
Matteo Borsa Jose Luis Sola
Il conte du Ceprano Francesco Biamonte
La contessa Pauline Sabatier
Il paggio Nathalie Constantin

Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
Opéra de Lausanne Choir

Conductor Paolo Arrivabeni
Director Arnaud Bernard
Set designer Alessandro Camera
Costume designer Katia Duflot
Lighting designer Patrick Méeüs
Choirmaster Véronique Carrot

New production of Opéra de Lausanne, in coproduction with Opéra de Marseille, Opéra-Théâtre d’Avignon, Angers-Nantes Opéra, and in collaboration with Opéra de Vichy

25, 28, 30 September & 2, 5 October 2005

Rigoletto

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RITA OU LE MARI BATTU

Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)

Comic opera in one act

Libretto by Gustave Vaëz First performance in Switzerland in the French version

Rita Sophie Graf
Peppe Jose Luis Sola
Gasparo Vincent Deliau
Bartolo Christophe Picard

Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne

Conductor Nicolas Chalvin
Director, set and costume designer Eric Vigié

Production du Teatro Real Madrid

11, 13, 18 & 20 November 2005

Rita ou Le mari battu

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LA VIE PARISIENNE

Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880)

Opera buffa in five acts
Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, adapted by Jérôme Savary
First performed in Paris at Théâtre du Palais-Royal, October 31 1866

Le baron Gondremarck Francis Dudziak
Gardefeu Martial Defontaine
Bobinet Jean-Louis Meunier
Le Brésilien Humberto Ayerbe-Pino
Prosper/Alphonse Frédéric Longbois
Frick Michel Tellecha
Urbain/Alfred Florent Blaser
Joseph/Trébuchet Olivier Podestà
The employee Alexandre Feser
Gabrielle Patricia Samuel
Métella Karine Laorel
La baronne Gondremarck Maryline Fallot
Pauline Sophie Graf
Mrs Quimper-Karadec Ola Waridel
Clara Catherine Torriani
Léonie Nathalie Constantin
Louise Lauranne Jaquier

Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
Opéra de Lausanne Choir
Ecole-Atelier Rudra Béjart Lausanne
Association des corps de musique lausannois musicians

Conductor Nicolas Chalvin
Director Jérôme Savary
Recovery staging Frédérique Lombart
Set designer Michel Lebois
Costume designer Michel Dussarrat
Lighting designer Alain Poisson
Choreographer Nadège Maruta
Choirmaster Véronique Carrot

Production Opéra Comique

22, 23, 26, 27 & 29 December 2005

LA VIE PARISIENNE

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TOM JONES

François-André Danican Philidor (1726-1795)

Comic opera in three acts
Libretto by Antoine Alexandre
 Poinsinet and Bertin Davesne based on the eponymous short story by Henry Fielding
First performance in Paris at the Comédie Italienne February 27, 1765

Sophie Sophie Marin-Degor
Honora Carine Séchaye
Mms Western Sibyl Zanganelli
Mr Western Marc Barrard
Tom Jones Sébastien Droy
Blifil Rodolphe Briand
Alworthy Léonard Pezzino
Dowling Pierre Arbel

Sinfonietta de Lausanne

Conductor Jean-Claude Malgoire
Director Vincent Vittoz
Set designer Philippe Léonard
Costume designer Michel Ronvaux
Lighting designer Laurent Castaingt

New production of Opéra de Lausanne, in coproduction with Grand Théâtre de Tours

20, 22, 25, 27 & 29 January 2006

Tom Jones

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LE DIRECTEUR DE THÉÂTRE & LA CANTERINA

LE DIRECTEUR DE THÉÂTRE
Wolfgang A. Mozart (1756-1791)

French version by Paul Bérel based on one-act singelspiel Der Schauspieldirektor, K. 486. Libretto by Gottlieb Stephanie le Jeune.
First performed in Schönbrunn Orangery, February 7, 1786

Mrs Saint Amour Sophie Graf
Argentine Catherine Torriani
Sylvanire Isabelle Henriquez
Clorinde Carine Séchaye
Franz Jean-Pierre Gos
Chanteoiseau Jose Luis Sola
Bouffe Vincent Deliau
Filvite Humberto Ayerbe-Pino
Saint Amour David Baumgartner

LA CANTERINA
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Intermezzo in musica in two acts. Livretto probably by Cal Friberth

Don Pelagio Jose Luis Sola
Gasparina Sophie Graf
Apollonia Isabelle Henriquez
Don Ettore Carine Séchaye

Camerata de Lausanne
Sinfonietta de Lausanne

Conductor Pierre Amoyal
Director Marco Carniti
Set designer Emmanuelle Favre
Costume designer Maria Filippi

New productions Opéra de Lausanne, in collaboration with Atelier Lyrique de Tourcoing

17, 19, 22 & 24 February 2006

ENSEMBLE BAROQUE 1766

Wolfgang A. Mozart

Opening Lucio Silla
Concert arias and extracts MitridateAscancio in Alba, La Clemenza di Tito

Conductor Stephan MacLeod

Soprano Bénédicte Tauran
Against Philippe Jaroussky
Solo violin Florence Malgoire

Concert presented and commented by Pierre Michot

The baroque orchestra was trained by the Opéra de Lausanne for this commemoration. It consists of a majority of musicians Lake Geneva, under the auspices of Mrs. Florence Magloire.

19 March 2006

Grand concert Mozart

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COSÌ FAN TUTTE

Wolfgang A. Mozart (1756-1791)

Dramma giocoso in two acts, K.588
Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte
First performed in Vienne at Burgtheater, January 26, 1790

Fiordiligi Maria Rey-Joly
Dorabella Sophie Marilley
Guglielmo Gearge Petean
Ferrando Shawn Mathey
Despina Daniela Mazzucato
Don Alfonso Miguel Sola

Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
Opéra de Lausanne Choir

Conductor Jean-Yves Ossonce
A show by Giorgio Strehler directed by Carlo Battistoni
made by Marise Flach and Gianpaola Carti
Set designer Ezio Frigerio
Costume designer Franca Squarciapino
Lighting designer Gerardo Modica
Choirmaster Véronique Carrot

Production Piccolo Teatro de Milan

24, 26, 29, 31 March & 2 April 2006

Così fan tutte

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PIERRE ET LE LOUP

Serge Prokofiev (1891-1953)

Young public

Musical tale

Mime and narrator Branch Worsham
Pierre Aurélien Gschwind
Grandfather Gilbert Divorne
The Wolf Elèhn Yaël Rion
Hunters Leonardo Pinto and Gaston Rerat

Orchestre du Conservatoire de Lausanne

Conductor Hervé Klopfenstein
Director Gérard Demierre
Set designer Jean-Marie Abplanalp
Costume designer Lotte Rosenholmer
Masks and makeup Sébastien Guenot
Lighting designer Christian Michaud

New production Opéra de Lausanne, in coproduction with Petit théâtre de Lausanne and Theater Erfurt

22, 23, 26, 28, 29 & 30 April 2006

IL CAPPELLO DI PAGLIA DI FIRENZE

Nino Rota (1911-1979)

Musical farce in four acts
Libretto by Ernesta Rota and Nino Rota based on the comedy Un chapeau de paille d’Italie by Eugène Labiche and Marc Michel
First performed  in Palermo at the Teatro Massimo, April 21, 1955

Fadinard Massimiliano Tonsini
Nonancourt Alessandro Svab
La Baronessa di Champigny Anne Steiger
Elena Delphine Gillot
Beaupertuis Alex Esposito
Anaide Isabelle Henriquez
Achille di Rosalba/Una guardia Francis Dudziak
Emilio Vincent Deliau
Vézinet Thomas Morris
La modista Ola Waridel

Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
Opéra de Lausanne Choir

Conductor Nir Kabaretti
Director and set designer Nicolas Joel
Costume designer Gérard Audier
Lighting designer Allain Vincent
Choirmaster Véronique Carrot

Production Théâtre du Capitole of Toulouse, in collaboration with Opéra de Lausanne

22, 24, 27, 29 September 2006 & 1st October 2006

Il cappello di paglia di Firenze

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