Michele Mariotti is returning to the Paris Opéra to conduct the first new production of the 2018-2019 season. From September 28 to October 20 he will be interpreting Giacomo Meyerbeer’s grand-opéra Les Huguenots at the Opéra Bastille, with the stage direction of Andreas Kriegenburg. Lead interpreters are Lisette Oropesa as Marguerite de Valois; Bryan Hymel as Raoul de Nangis; Ermonela Jaho as Valentine; Karine Deshayes in the role of Urbain; Nicolas Testé in that of Marcel; Paul Gay will be Count Saint-Bris, and Florian Sempey will be Count Nevers. The Chorus and Orchestra are those of the Opéra National de Paris.
Opéra Bastille, Paris > www.operadeparis.fr