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Malandain Ballet Biarritz: Marie-Antoinette

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From 4th to 7th of June 2020
1h30 without intermission

Cast

Creation 2019
Ballet for 22 dancers

Thierry Malandain Choregraphy
Joseph Haydn, Christoph Willibald Gluck Music
Jorge Gallardo Stage sets and costumes
François Menou Light design
Véronique Murat assisted by Charlotte Margnoux Réalisation costumes
Nicolas Dupéroir Sound creation 
Frédéric Vadé Set production
Annie Onchalo Réalisation accessoires
Charlotte Margnoux Réalisation des coiffes

Orchestre de l’Opéra Royal
Stefan Plewniak Musical conductor and solo violin

Presentation

After Cinderella (2013) and The Beauty and the Beast (2015), also created for the Royal Opera of Versailles, Thierry Malandain will stage another figure of the collective imaginary, sometimes presented in a caricatural way as “The Austrian woman” or “Mrs Deficit”.

However, rather than balls, receptions and jewellery, her taste for the arts, theatre, music and dance is less well known. Marie-Antoinette had staff dedicated to the organisation of her entertainment, but she took care personally of court spectacles and was also involved in Paris ones. She was the protector of many artists, notably Christoph Willibald Gluck, her music teacher in Vienna, and called to Paris the choreographer Jean-Georges Noverre – considered as the founder of modern ballet – who was appointed Maître de Ballet at the opera in 1775. She sang, played the harpsichord and harp and sometimes acted, with a preference for plays with ariettas. But the role of her life was that of Dauphine and then Queen of France, between etiquette, idleness, frivolity and intrigues.

From this highly theatrical material, Thierry Malandain will pursue his exploration of the favourite themes of his repertoire


Coproduction Opéra Royal / Château de Versailles Spectacles, Orchestre Symphonique d'Euskadi de Donostia / San Sebastián, Donostia Kultura - Victoria Eugenia Antzokia de Donostia / San Sebastián - Ballet T, Music Hall Antwerpen, Opéra de Saint-Etienne, Opéra de Reims, CCN Malandain Ballet Biarritz. 
Partners: Escenario Clece / Teatros del Canal - Madrid (Espagne), Teatro de la Maestranza y salas del Arenal de Séville (Espagne), Théâtre de Cusset-Conventioned scene Arts du Cirque et Danse / Opéra de Vichy.

PROGRAMME

Malandain Ballet Biarritz
Marie-Antoinette

Photo gallery

Marie-Antoinette © Olivier Houeix

Marie-Antoinette © Olivier Houeix

Marie-Antoinette © Olivier Houeix

Marie-Antoinette © Olivier Houeix

Marie-Antoinette © Olivier Houeix

Marie-Antoinette © Olivier Houeix

Marie-Antoinette © Olivier Houeix

Marie-Antoinette © Olivier Houeix

Marie-Antoinette © Olivier Houeix

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Prices

Catégorie 3

38€ to 45€
Web Carte CVS
38€
Web Tarif -26 ans
38€
Web Tarif Plein
45€

Catégorie 2

55€ to 65€
Web Carte CVS
55€
Web Tarif -26 ans
55€
Web Tarif Plein
65€

Catégorie 1

72€ to 85€
Web Carte CVS
72€
Web Tarif -26 ans
72€
Web Tarif Plein
85€

Prestige

105€ to 120€
Web Carte CVS
105€
Web Tarif -26 ans
105€
Web Tarif Plein
120€

Prestige VIP

140€
Web Tarif Plein
140€

PRESTIGE CATEGORY: Excellent seats with complimentary glass of champagne and programme.

PRESTIGE VIP CATEGORY: Best seats in house with complimentary glass of champagne and programme.

Boxes 13 and 14 (Corbeille, Balcon Royal and Colonnade): depending on the show and the setting, seats may have limited visibility on ranks 2, 3 and 4.

REDUCED RATE applicable to under 26s, Chateau de Versailles Spectacles card holders and groups of more than 10 people (excluding special company offer).

Holders of the 2 day Chateau de Versailles passport: reduced rate applicable to reservation by telephone only at +33 (0)1 30 83 78 89 or directly on site on the day of the event (subject to availability). 
→ Detailed conditions on the Chateau de Versailles website

To ensure the best welcome possible, people with limited mobility are advised to book their seats by telephone at +33 (0)1 30 83 78 89.

In case of any technical problem, the box office service remain available to complete your order by phone at +33 (0)1 30 83 78 89 (Monday-Friday from 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 6 pm).

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