Ariodante, Palais Garnier, Paris: 17 April-20 May 2023

Robert Carsen directs this new production of Haendel's Ariodante, a story of love and treason. Book your tickets now on Divento.com!

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If Handel were alive today, he would be termed resilient. In 1734‑1735, when the public had cooled towards him and his contract with the King’s Theatre drew to a close, the composer began to write Ariodante, an “opera seria” intended for the opening of the brand new Theatre Royal in Covent Garden. As if galvanised by adversity, he produced a radiant work, as virtuoso as the libretto, drawn from an episode of Arioste’s Orlando Furioso, is simple: Ginevra, a Scottish princess, is in love with Ariodante to whom she is betrothed, but a conspiracy led by the traitor Polinesso results in her being accused of infidelity. As well as giving us Handel’s most beautiful lament, this inspired score abounds throughout in virtuoso arias and breathes theatrical intelligence. Enough to inspire Robert Carsen who, in the wake of his legendary Paris Opera production of Alcina, composed the same year, signs a new production of Ariodante.
  • Ariodante

    Opera in three acts (1735)

    After Antonio Salvi Ginevra, principessa di Scozia

    Inspired by L’Arioste, Orlando furioso

    • Music:

      Georg Friedrich Haendel - (1685 - 1759)

    • Libretto:

      Adaptation anonyme

    • Conductor:

      Harry Bicket

    • Chorus master:

      Alessandro Di Stefano

    • Director:

      Robert Carsen

    • Set design:

      Robert Carsen

      Luis F. Carvalho

    • Costume design:

      Luis F. Carvalho

    • Lighting design:

      Robert Carsen

      Peter Van Praet

    • Choreography:

      Otto Pichler

    • Dramaturgy:

      Ian Burton

    • Il Re di Scozia:

      • Luca Pisaroni

    • Ginevra:

      • Olga Kulchynska

    • Ariodante:

      • Emily D'angelo

    • Lurcanio:

      • Eric Ferring

    • Polinesso:

      • Christophe Dumaux

    • Dalinda:

      • Tamara Banjesevic

    • Odoardo:

      • Enrico Casari

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Seasons

23 April 2023 - 23 April 2023
Monday:
Closed
Tuesday:
Closed
Wednesday:
Closed
Thursday:
Closed
Friday:
Closed
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
14:00 - 15:00

30 April 2023 - 30 April 2023
Monday:
Closed
Tuesday:
Closed
Wednesday:
Closed
Thursday:
Closed
Friday:
Closed
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
19:00 - 20:00

02 May 2023 - 02 May 2023
Monday:
Closed
Tuesday:
19:00 - 20:00
Wednesday:
Closed
Thursday:
Closed
Friday:
Closed
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed

07 May 2023 - 07 May 2023
Monday:
Closed
Tuesday:
Closed
Wednesday:
Closed
Thursday:
Closed
Friday:
Closed
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
19:00 - 20:00

09 May 2023 - 09 May 2023
Monday:
Closed
Tuesday:
19:00 - 20:00
Wednesday:
Closed
Thursday:
Closed
Friday:
Closed
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed

11 May 2023 - 11 May 2023
Monday:
Closed
Tuesday:
Closed
Wednesday:
Closed
Thursday:
19:00 - 20:00
Friday:
Closed
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed

14 May 2023 - 14 May 2023
Monday:
Closed
Tuesday:
Closed
Wednesday:
Closed
Thursday:
Closed
Friday:
Closed
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
14:00 - 15:00

18 May 2023 - 18 May 2023
Monday:
Closed
Tuesday:
Closed
Wednesday:
Closed
Thursday:
19:00 - 20:00
Friday:
Closed
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed

20 May 2023 - 20 May 2023
Monday:
Closed
Tuesday:
Closed
Wednesday:
Closed
Thursday:
Closed
Friday:
Closed
Saturday:
19:00 - 20:00
Sunday:
Closed

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