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Opera: China comes to Argelès
22nd July 2016
An annual event to delight opera fans, the association ‘Les Amis d’Alain Marinaro’ will first host a master class in singing from July 22 to August 3 at the Music School of Argelès-sur-Mer followed by three operas at the Jaurès cinema.
Suggested by Chinese baritone Heng Shi, artistic director of the Opéra Comique in Shanghai. With a solid reputation in China, he was able to select fifty trainees and professionals.
Three concerts are scheduled to Argelès-sur-Mer,
La Belle Hélène, opera buffa in 3 acts by Jacques Offenbach, July 22 at 21h at Jaurès cinema.
This comic opera in three acts is one of the most famous works of Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880).
It will be performed by Véronique Chevallier (soprano), Romain Pascal (tenor) and Shi Heng (baritone). Yue Wu will accompany on piano.
Admission: 10 euros.
The Marriage of Figaro opera bouffe in 4 acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart on 30th and 31st July at 21h at the espace Jean-Carrère.
Le Nozze di Figaro is one of the masterpieces of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791).
Direction: Lin Chih-chiang (July 30) and Daniel Tosi (July 31).
Admission: 15 euros
Info. Reservations and ticket sales at the Office Municipal d’Animation (04 68 81 10 15)