Armide

Armide

Christoph Willibald Gluck

        

Libretto: Philippe Quinault after Gerusalemme liberata by Torquato Tasso

First performance: Paris Opera, September 23, 1777

First performance at the Israeli Opera:  November 24, 2006

Conductor           Sebastian Rouland
 

Tamir Chasson

Directors, Designers
and Choreographers
Inbal Pinto
Avshalom Pollak
Lighting Designer Yoann Tivoli

 

Soloists          

    

Armide Sophie Marin Degor

Mirela Gradinaru

Renaud Andreas Scheidegger

Mirko Guadagnini

Hidraot Noah Briger
Ubalde Christian Immler
Danish Knight Felix Livshitz
Phenice Ira Bertman
Sidonie Anastasia Klevan
Le Haine Ann Mcmahon Quintero

Alexandra Chebat

Melisse Dana Marbach
Lucinde Hila Baggio
Shepherdess Claire Meghnagi
Plaisir Shira Raz
Artemidor Yotam Cohen
Aronte Vladimir Braun
Najade Shirly Hod
Koriphaen Maya Kasir
Yael Levita

 

The Israeli Opera Chorus

Conductor Leonti Wolf

The Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion

Surtitles: Israel Ouval 

Sung in French
Surtitles in English and Hebrew

One of the most important baroque operas reaches the Israeli Opera for the first time. Gluck's mythological tale about the impossible love between Armide the enchantress, princess of Damascus, and the crusader hero Renaud is the basis of this tale of bursting emotions.

Synopsis

Production Album

Photos: Yossi Zwecker        

 

                   


Dates

Fri 24.11 (13:00), Sat 25.11 (20:00), Sun 26.11 (20:00), Mon 27.11 (20:00),

Wed 29.11 (20:00), Thurs 30.11 (20:00), Fri 1.12 (13:00), Sat 2.12 (20:00),

Towards opening: Sat 18.11 (11:00)

Before the show backstage tours: Mon 27.11 (19:00), Wed 29.11 (19:00), Thurs 30.11 (19:00)


Reviews

" Shadows of flying Dragons... pirouetting flowers.. evoking Chagal's magic world... Accolades to the original voice of Pollak and Pinto who drew the audience into their own unique treasure chest..." (Wiesbadner Kurrier, 2005)

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