JACQUES OFFENBACH’s “La Vie parisienne” in Marseille

 Edited by Tiziano t. Dossena–


La Vie parisienne –


Tuesday December 29th, 2015 > 8:00PM –
Thursday December 31st, 2015 > 8:00PM –
Sunday January 3rd, 2016 > 2:30PM –
Tuesday January 5th, 2016 > 8:00PM –
Thursday January 7th, 2016 > 8:00PM –

Returning to a by-gone era of dubious, but sophisticated mores, with characters, lyrics and music that are simply delightful, spirited and elegant…



Opera-bouffe in 5 acts –
Libretto by Henri MEILHAC and Ludovic HALÉVY –
First performed in Paris, Théâtre du Palais-Royal, on October 31th, 1866 –
Last performed at Marseille opera, on January 1st, 1989 –
Coproduction Opéra de Marseille / Opéra d’Avignon / Opéra de Reims / Opéra Théâtre de Saint-Étienne / Opéra de Toulon / Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse –

Conductor Dominique TROTTEIN –
Director Nadine DUFFAUT –
Scenic Designer Emmanuelle FAVRE –
Costume Designer Gérard AUDIER –
Lighting Designer Philippe GROSPERRIN –
Choreography Julien LESTEL –


Gabrielle Clémence BARRABÉ
Metella Marie-Ange TODOROVITCH
Pauline Ludivine GOMBERT
Baroness Gondremarck Laurence JANOT

Baron Gondremarck Olivier GRAND
Bobinet Christophe GAY
Raoul de Gardefeu Armando NOGUERA
Frick Dominique DESMONS
Brazilian Bernard IMBERT
Alfred / Urbain Patrick DELCOUR
Prosper Jacques LEMAIRE

Marseille Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Julien Lestel Company