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MEDEA

Program

Luigi Cherubini
Médée

Medea was the mother who killed her children to avenge herself against Jason for abandoning her, but will the real Medea please step forward? Was she a monster, a victim or a madwoman? All myths share one quality: they offer creative artists the chance to propose new, personal visions. In 1797, Luigi Cherubini made the infanticide the central focus for his opera. Now, theatre director Jean-Yves Ruf sees Medea as a woman in love in a “summit of dramatic music”, as Brahms described the opera, which influenced Bellini’s Norma and is conducted here by Hervé Niquet.

2h45 without interval

Cast

Tineke Van Ingelgem Médée
Gilles Ragon Jason
Jean-Marc Salzmann Créon
Magali Arnault Stanczak Dircé
Yete Queiroz Néris
Liesbeth Devos Première suivante de Dircé
Inès Berlet Deuxième suivante de Dircé
Choeur accentus / Opéra de Rouen
Normandie
Orchestre de l’Opéra de Rouen Normandie
Chloé Dufresne choirmaster
Hervé Niquet conductor (photo)
Jean-Yves Ruf stage director

Performances

  • May
    22

    20h - Rouen, Opéra de Rouen Normandie
  • May
    25

    20h - Rouen, Opéra de Rouen Normandie
  • May
    27

    16h - Rouen, Opéra de Rouen Normandie
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