NEW: La Sonnambula

A documentary about Liège 2023 production

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Giampaolo Bisanti — Music director

Jaco Van Dormael — Stage director

Michèle Anne De Mey — Choreographer, stage director

Jessica Pratt — Singer (Amina)

René Barbera — Elvino

Marko Mimica — Il Conte Rodolfo

Marina Monzó — Lisa

Julie Bailly — Teresa

Ugo Rabec — Alessio

Benoît Delvaux — Un notaro

Violette Wanty — Dancer (Amina)

Aurelien Oudot — Elvino

Nino Wassmer — Il Conte Rodolfo

Rita Alves — Lisa

Martina Calvo Coggiola — Lisa

Johanne Saunier — Teresa

Program notes

This fascinating documentary takes us on a path to understanding Bellini's bel canto masterpiece La Sonnambula, through it's 2023 production at the stunning Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège, in Belgium. The opera is staged by Jaco Van Dormael, who adds dance to an already deep musical narrative, creating a dreamlike universe.

Delve into the works greatest arias as well as the highlight of this production, from its inception and libretto, to the technical challenges its score creates for vocalists. Antoine Pecqueur takes us backstage and reveals the secrets of this timeless opera, with the dazzling Jessica Pratt in the title role...

A closer look: composers and works

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