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Nuits Lyriques de Marmande

Program of The Nuits Lyriques

FROM 24 TO 31 AUGUST 2019

Saturday 24 August – 8.30 pm
Comoedia Theatre – Marmande

Music by Giacomo PUCCINI
Booklet by Luigi ILLICA and Giuseppe GIACOSA,
based on the play by Victorien SARDOU

Music Director: Philippe MESTRES
Director: Eric MARTIN-BONNET
Choirs of the Lyrical Nights: Marie-Claire MESTRES
ORCHESTRA OF SYMPHONISTS OF AQUITAINE

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Photos : Jocelyn Loyer – Florent Drillon

SPOTLIGHT

RÉCITALS DES GRANDS LAURÉATS​

Sunday, August 25 – 9:30 pm
Church of Notre Dame – Fourques sur Garonne

Les Nuits Lyriques is pleased to present two winners of the International Singing Competition, in a repertoire of arias and opera duets, recently awarded by their peers.

Hélène CARPENTIER – Voix Nouvelles 2018

Eléonore PANCRAZI – Victoire de la Musique Classique 2019

Piano: Jean-Marc FONTANA

 

COUP DE COEUR

LES CATA DIVAS

Monday 26 August – 8.30 pm
Comoedia Theatre – Marmande

A surprising and original show!
Three artists who come to desecrate the world of opera with audacity and self-derision…

With Cécile PIOVAN, Jeanne VALLÉE, Céline LABORIE,
Written and directed by Julie SAFON

 

MUSIQUE AND FILM

YENTL

Tuesday, August 27 – 8:30 pm
Cinéma Plaza – Marmande

YENTL
Barbra Streisand’s musical
United States/ Great Britain -1984
Duration: 2h15
Restored digital copy

With Barbra Streisand, Amy Irving, Mandy Patinkin

Composer: Michel Legrand – VOSTF

Les Nuits Lyriques pays tribute to Michel Legrand who composed the music for this film for which he received the Oscar for best musical adaptation in 1984.

At the beginning of the 20th century, a Polish woman named Yentl broke the Torah by disguising herself as a man to study the sacred texts.

 

OPERATIC WORLD TOUR

31st INTERNATIONAL
SINGING COMPETITION OF MARMANDE
LOT-ET-GARONNE
& RÉGION NOUVELLE-AQUITAINE

from 28 to 31 August 2019
Comoedia Theatre – Marmande

Event planning for the French Melody and Opera categories :

Qualifiers: Wednesday 28 August and Thursday 29 August 2019

Semi-Final: Friday, August 30, 2019

Final: Saturday, August 31, 2019
 

 Discover the operatic talents of tomorrow among the 160 candidates from all over the world who present themselves before a Jury composed of Opera Directors and Conductors. A must-attend event for young opera singers who want to start a professional career.