Guy Cassiers in Paris with Trompe-la-mort at the Opéra national de Paris and Le sec et l’humide at the Centre Pompidou

On March 16 th 2017 the Opéra National de Paris will present the première of Trompe-la-mort, a new opera after Balzac set to music by Luca Francesconi and directed by Guy Cassiers. The same week the Centre Pompidou in Paris is showing Le sec et l’humide, in which Cassiers continues his exploration of the theme of his impressive production De welwillenden (The Kindly Ones, 2016), after Jonathan Littell’s novel The Kindly Ones about the extermination of the Jews by the Nazis.

Guy Cassiers lifts a corner of the veil on the new opera:

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