The Opera under the stars has become an unmissable event between the Lyon Opera and the Fourviere Nights. This year, two Norwegian geniuses, Henrik Ibsen and Edvard Grieg, will be invited under the starry sky with the broadcast of Peer Gynt on a giant screen.

Last updated date : 12/03/2022
Friday 15 July 2022 at 9 pm.
Lugdunum Roman Theatres of Lyon 6 rue de l'Antiquaille - 69005 Lyon 5ème

Director Angélique Clairand offers us a different version of the work, conducted by rising star Elena Schwarz, focussing on identity and the cruelty of reality.

Director Angélique Clairand offers us a different version of the work, conducted by rising star Elena Schwarz, focussing on identity and the cruelty of reality.

Frustrated with his life, Peer Gynt invents an imaginary world that allows him to escape an unbearable reality. Constantly wavering between courage and cowardice, this anti-hero in search of dreams and identity overcomes the obstacles he encounters during his quest either by running away or by lying.

An opera by Edvard Grieg
Director: Angélique Clairand
Conductor: Elena Schwarz
Orchestre, Chœurs et Maîtrise de l’Opéra de Lyon

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  • Friday 15 July 2022 at 9 pm.
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  • Free of charge. On reservation.
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6 rue de l'Antiquaille - 69005 Lyon 5ème

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