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The Royal Ballet of Night

From 15th to 17th of June 2020
3h40 with intermission

Cast

Lucile Richardot Night, Italian Venere
Violaine Le Chenadec An Hour, Cintia, a French Grace
Caroline Weynants Euridice, a French Grace
Ilektra Platiopoulou Junon
Caroline Dangin-Bardot Venere, Silence
Perrine Devillers Pasitea, Mnemosyna, Aurora
Léa Trommenschlager Moon, Dejanira, a French Grace
David Tricou Apollo
NN Endymion
Etienne Bazola Sleep
Renaud Brès Ercole
Nicolas Brooymans Grand Sacrificer

Dancers, acrobats, jugglers

Ensemble Correspondances Choir and orchestra 
Sébastien Daucé Conductor and musical score reconstruction
Francesca Lattuada Director, choregraphies, scenography, costumes
Olivier Charpentier Costumes drawings
Ateliers MBV Bruno-Fatalot Costumes realization
Catherine Saint-Sever Make up, hair, wigs
Aitor Ibañez Video creation (video extracts from Mark Bone and Dan Rubotton)
Christian Dubet Lights

Presentation

A Court Ballet, how curious! Everyone knows of them, but whoever tried to revive one on stage? This is the challenge Sébastien Daucé set himself over the last four years.

After the reconstruction of the magnificent and incredibly varied music that met with great success in concert, here is Louis XIV’s beloved dance – the Sun King is central to this work. A panorama of French and Italian choreography in the middle of the 17th century, The Royal Ballet of Night is a masterpiece! Francesca Lattuada brings her baroque universe, her extravagant bestiary, and her grotesque follies to the staging and choreography of this ballet which ends at dawn with the apparition of Louis XIV as the Sun… The absolute Versailles myth!


Production Theatre of Caen.
Coproduction Royal Opera / Château de Versailles Spectacles, Ensemble Correspondances, Opera of Dijon.
With the support of Fondation Rothschild.

Surtitles in French and Italian with surtitles in French and English

PROGRAMME

The Royal Ballet of Night

Grand divertimento for the young Sun King
From The Royal Ballet of Night (1653) by Isaac de Benserade (1613-1691), Jean de Cambefort (1605-1661), Louis Constantin (1585-1657).
With extracts from Orfeo (1647) de Luigi Rossi (1597-1653), Ercole Amante (1661) by Francesco Cavalli (1602-1676), and arias from ballet by Antoine Boësset (1587-1643) and Michel Lambert (1610-1696).
Created on February 23rd 1653 at Petit-Bourbon in Paris.

Photo gallery

The Royal Night Ballet © Philippe Delval

The Royal Night Ballet © Philippe Delval

The Royal Night Ballet © Philippe Delval

The Royal Night Ballet © Philippe Delval

The Royal Night Ballet © Philippe Delval

The Royal Night Ballet © Philippe Delval

The Royal Night Ballet © Philippe Delval

The Royal Night Ballet © Philippe Delval

The Royal Night Ballet © Philippe Delval

The Royal Night Ballet © Philippe Delval

The Royal Night Ballet © Philippe Delval

The Royal Night Ballet © Philippe Delval

Video

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Video: The Royal Night Ballet trailer

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Prices

Catégorie 3

42€ to 70€
Web Carte CVS
58€
Web Carte CVS
42€
Web Tarif -26 ans
58€
Web Tarif -26 ans
42€
Web Tarif Plein
70€
Web Tarif Plein
50€

Catégorie 2

63€ to 105€
Web Carte CVS
90€
Web Carte CVS
63€
Web Tarif -26 ans
90€
Web Tarif -26 ans
63€
Web Tarif Plein
105€
Web Tarif Plein
75€

Catégorie 1

88€ to 130€
Web Carte CVS
115€
Web Carte CVS
88€
Web Tarif -26 ans
115€
Web Tarif -26 ans
88€
Web Tarif Plein
130€
Web Tarif Plein
100€

Doge

265€
Web Tarif Plein
265€

Prestige

115€ to 165€
Web Carte CVS
150€
Web Carte CVS
115€
Web Tarif -26 ans
150€
Web Tarif -26 ans
115€
Web Tarif Plein
165€
Web Tarif Plein
130€

Prestige VIP

150€ to 195€
Web Tarif Plein
195€
Web Tarif Plein
150€

DOGE CATEGORY: Best seats of the theater, a free programme, an invitation to the cocktail reception (opening 1h before the show) and unlimited champagne.

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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    Time :

  • 19h30

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  • 15h00

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