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Le Rouge et le Noir

In the 1830s, during the period of the Restauration, Julien Sorel, an irresistible young 18-year‑old, experiences a meteoric rise. A protégé of the abbé Chélan, he gains access to the…

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Play

A sparkling personality on the contemporary dance scene, Swedish choreographer Alexander Ekman has been invited for the first time to work with the dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet. Trained…

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Rain

New York composer Steve Reich’s percussions provide a mesmerizingly rhythmical score for Drumming Live, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s ballet created in 1998 by the Rosas Company, and performed today by…

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Body and Soul

Premiere of Body and Soul, choreographed by Vancouver’s own Crystal Pite, and performed by the Paris Opera Ballet. Following the phenomenal success of The Seasons’ Canon in 2016, Pite was invited back in…

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Iolanta / The Nutcracker

Presented as a diptych in the historic performance of 1892, Iolanta and The Nutcracker are once again brought together in this Paris Opera production. In Dmitri Tcherniakov’s staging and sets, they become one and…