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opera Adolphe Adam's Le Postillon de Lonjumeau Michel Fau (stage director), Sébastien Rouland (conductor) — With Michael Spyres, Florie Valiquette, Franck Leguérinel...

Michel Fau (stage director), Sébastien Rouland (conductor) — With Michael Spyres, Florie Valiquette, Franck Leguérinel...

Adolphe Adam's Le Postillon de Lonjumeau Michel Fau (stage director), Sébastien Rouland (conductor) — With Michael Spyres, Florie Valiquette, Franck Leguérinel...

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Adolphe Adam’s runaway comedic smash hit returns to the stage of Paris's Opéra Comique, where it premiered nearly 200 years ago! In this 2019 production led by stage director Michel Fau and music director Sébastien Rouland, the three-act comic opera that made its composer an international celebrity—absent from Paris stages since 1894—thrills audiences once more! 

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Cast

  • Michel Fau | Stage director
  • Emmanuel Charles | Stage sets
  • Christian Lacroix | Costumes
  • Joël Fabing | Lighting
  • Pascale Fau | Wig and Makeup Designer
  • Michael Spyres | Chapelou/Saint-Phar
  • Florie Valiquette | Madeleine/Madame de Latour
  • Franck Leguérinel | Le marquis de Corcy
  • Laurent Kubla | Biju/Alcindor
  • Michel Fau | Rose
  • Yannis Ezziadi | Louis XV
  • Julien Clément | Bourdon
  • Chœur Accentus
  • Choeur de l'Opéra de Rouen Normandie
  • Orchestre de l’Opéra de Rouen Normandie
  • Sébastien Rouland | Music director

Program

  • Adolphe Adam, Le Postillon de Lonjumeau
    • I: Overture
    • I: Choir: "Le joli mariage!" [What a lovely wedding!]
    • I: Dialogue: "Eh bien! Ma bonne Madeleine" [My dear Madeleine]
    • I: Duet: "Quoi, tous les deux!" [What, both of us?]
    • I: Dialogue: "Très bien, il paraît que vous êtes pressés" [Very well, apparently you are in a hurry]
    • I: Ensemble: "Jeunes époux, voici l'heure fortunée" [Young spouses, here is the happy hour]
    • I: Ronde du postillon: "Mes amis, écoutez l'histoire" [My friends, hear the tale]
    • I: Dialogue: "Un mot, mon garçon" [A word, my boy]
    • I: Finale: "À mes désirs, il faut te rendre" [You must comply with my wishes]
    • II: Entr'acte
    • II: Aria: "Je vais donc le revoir" [And so I am to see him again]
    • II: Ensemble and Choir: "Ah! Quel tourment!" [What torment!]
    • II: Romance: "Assis au pied d'un hêtre" [Seated at the foot of a beech tree]
    • II: Romance with two couplets: "Assis au pied d'un hêtre" [Seated at the foot of a beech tree]
    • II: Dialogue: "Elle est ici" [She is here]
    • II: Aria: "Oui, des choristes du théâtre" [Yes, of all the opera chorus]
    • II: Duet: "Grâce au hasard" [Thanks to chance]
    • II: Dialogue: "On vient! ... C'est Biju"
    • II: Finale: "Ah! Quelle étonnante nouvelle!" [What astonishing news!]
    • III: Entr'acte
    • III: Dialogue: "Saint-Phar!"
    • III: Choir: "Du vrai bonheur" [Taste the charms of true happiness]
    • III: Dialogue: "Enfin, nous voilà seuls" [Finally, we're alone]
    • III: Grand Aria: "À la noblesse, je m'allie" [I have risen to the ranks of nobility]
    • III: Monologue: "Tout a réussi" [It was all a success]
    • III: Trio: "Pendu!" [Hanged!]
    • III: Dialogue: "Ils sont partis" [They have gone]
    • III: Duet and Finale: "À ma douleur soyez sensible" [Have pity on my suffering]

Details

  • Venue: Opéra-Comique (Paris, France)
  • Production date: 2019
  • Recording date: 04/2019
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min
  • Production: © Opéra Comique - François Roussillon et Associés
  • Available version(s): FR
  • Available subtitle(s) : EN, FR
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