Orkester Nord performs the opéra-comique Raoul Barbe Bleue by Grétry and Sedaine at the Old Stage of the Trondheim Theater in November 2018. The Old Stage in Trondheim is one of the best preserved eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century stages in Northern Europe. The stage was originally used for opera as well as for spoken theatre. Directors are the highly acclaimed French stage directors Julien Lubek and Cécile Roussat, famous for their exciting and surprising approaches.
Opéra-comique in 3 acts
First performed at l’Opéra-Comique in Paris, Mars 2nd 1789
Music by André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry (1741-1813)
Text by Michel-Jean Sedaine (1719-1797)
Julien Lubek and Cécile Roussat
Chantal Santon-Jeffery, Isaure
Matthieu Lecroart, Raoul
Manuel Nunez-Camelino, Ofman
Eugénie Lefebvre, Jeanne, une Bergère
Marine Lafdal-Franc, Jacques
Enguerrand de Hys, Le Vicomte
Jérôme Boutillier, Le Marquis
Alex Sander Dos Santos
Production in collaboration with Barokkfest festival and Trøndelag Teater. A co-production with the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles.