Gounod’s Mireille at the Paris Opera
Opening the 2009-2010 opera season, the Paris Opera’s first-ever production of Charles Gounod’s Mireille, based on Provencal poet Frédéric Mistral’s epic poem of star-crossed love, conducted by Marc Minkowski and staged by the Opera’s new managing director Nicolas Joel. Albanian-born French soprano Inva Mula takes the title role, American tenor Charles Castronovo is her beloved. A highly anticipated production, advertised across Paris with posters proclaiming “Enfin Mireille” (“Mireille at last”). Not to be missed.
Palais Garnier, Place de l’Opéra, 1st, Métro: Opéra. 08.92.89.90.90, from abroad +22.214.171.124.35.35. website
Sept 14-Oct 14
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