Ballet

Coppélia by Patrice Bart, music by Léo Delibes

Dorothée Gilbert (Swanilda), José Martinez (Coppélius), and Mathias Heymann (Frantz)

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Cast

Patrice Bart — Choreography and stage direction
Ezio Toffolutti — Sets and costumes
Yves Bernard — Lighting
Dorothée Gilbert — Swanilda
Mathias Heymann — Frantz
José Martinez — Coppélius
Fabrice Bourgeois — Spalanzani
Orchestre Colonne
Koen Kessels — Orchestral direction

Program notes

Premiered in Paris in 1870, and inspired by the fantastical writings of E.T.A Hoffmann, Coppélia tells the story of a young man who falls in love with an exquisite automaton. He is finally brought to his senses by his fiancée. In his production from the magnificent Palais Garnier, choreographer Patrice Bart reveals his interpretation of the ballet.

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Directed by:
Vincent Bataillon
Venue: Palais Garnier (Paris, France)
Production date: 2011
Duration: 1 h 35 min
Production: © 2011 Opéra national de Paris – Telmondis – France
Resolution: Full HD

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