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    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




    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.


    Production Album

    Photos: Yossi Zwecker        




    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)


    " 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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