Opéra Royal - Haendel : Partenope


Friday 28 January 2022

20:00 to 22:40

2h40 including intermission

Location : Opéra Royal
  • Haendel : partenope


One of the highlights of the 2021-2022 season of Les Arts Florissants, which celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Jardin des Voix academy!
At the court of Partenope, Queen of Naples, there is no shortage of suitors trying to win her heart: Arsace, Prince of Corinth, seems to have won her favour, while the Prince of Rhodes, Armindo, is desperate. But this is without the unwelcome arrival of Emilio, King of Cumae, who claims to conquer the beauty with arms. While Partenope seeks advice from Captain Ormonte, the climate of tension is intensified by the presence of a certain Eurimene... who is none other than the princess Rosmira, a lover abandoned by Arsace who has come to seek revenge in disguise. When he challenges her to a duel and asks her to fight bare-chested in order to confuse her, it's time to drop the masks...
This is the very first time that Les Arts Florissants have performed Partenope - Handel's first 'comic' opera, in which the composer broke free from the rules of the opera seria. Conducted alternately by William Christie and Paul Agnew and directed by Sophie Daneman, this new production invites us to rediscover this forgotten masterpiece... but also to meet six exceptional voices: the six winners of the tenth edition of the Jardin des Voix, the famous academy for young singers of Les Arts Florissants!
General information
  • Cultural and artistic :
    • Concert
  • Music :
    • Classical music
Château de Versailles Spectacles
Opéra Royal
Opéra Royal - Haendel : Partenope
Place d'Armes
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French


Category 3 : 38€ à 45€
Category 2 : 55€ à 65€
Category 1 : 72€ à 85€
Prestige : 105€ à 120€
Prestige VIP : 140€

VIP PRESTIGE CATEGORY: The best seats in the room, the program and a free glass of champagne.

PRESTIGE CATEGORY: Very good seats, the program and a glass of champagne offered.

REDUCED RATE granted to under-26s, holders of the Château de Versailles Spectacles card and groups of more than 10 people (excluding company formula).

For a better welcome, it is strongly recommended that people with reduced mobility book their seats by telephone on 01 30 83 78 89.

In case of technical problems, the ticketing team is at your disposal by phone at 01 30 83 78 89 (from Monday to Friday from 11am to 6pm) or on site in our ticket shop (3 bis rue des Réservoirs, 78000 Versailles; from Monday to Friday from 11am to 6pm, as well as Saturdays of shows outside the Grandes Eaux Musicales from 2pm to 5pm) to help you make your reservation.
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