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Romeo and Juliet - Accentus English version

Romeo and Juliet


Charles Gounod
Roméo et Juliette
During a masked ball, Romeo and Juliet fall in love at first sight, but their passion comes into conflict with their families at war. By adapting Shakespeare’s tragedy to the operatic form, Charles Gounod delivers for the 1867 World’s Fair an intense score, full of marvellous arias enhanced by sophisticated orchestration. Eric Ruf chooses to stage the opera in the theatre décor created for Shakespeare’s play at the Comédie-Française, adding to the dramaturgical challenge an environmental preoccupation.
3h with interval


Amitai Pati, Roméo
Olga Kulchynska, Juliette
Jean-Fernand Setti, Le Comte Capulet
Philippe Estèphe, Mercutio
Bruno de Sà, Stéphano
Jérôme Varnier, Frère Laurent
Chœur accentus / Opéra de Rouen Normandie
Orchestre de l’Opéra de Rouen Normandie
Pierre Dumoussaud, direction
Christophe Grapperon, chef de chœur
Éric Ruf, mise en scène
Céline Gaudier, reprise de la mise en scène


  • Jun

    20h00 - Rouen, Opéra de Rouen Normandie
  • Jun

    16h00 - Rouen, Opéra de Rouen Normandie
  • Jun

    20h00 - Rouen, Opéra de Rouen Normandie
  • Jun

    20h00 - Rouen, Opéra de Rouen Normandie
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