International tours

Pelléas et Mélisande - Mise en scène de Katie Mitchell
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Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny by Kurt Weill

Stage Director: Ivo Van Hove
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
New Production of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2019, in coproduction with Metropolitan Opera, Dutch National Opera, Opera Ballet Vlaanderen (Antwerpen), Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg

Dutch National Opera
16, 19, 24, 26, 31 March 2020
2 and 5 April 2020


Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Stage Director: Roméo Castellucci
Conductor: Raphaël Pichon
First performed at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence in July 2019, new production of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence in coproduction with Adelaide Festival and Théâtre Basel

Adelaide Festival
28 February 2020
1, 3 & 4 March 2020


The Sleeping Thousand by Adam Maor

Stage Director: Yonatan Levy
Conductor: Elena Schwarz
First performed at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence in July 2019, in coproduction with Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg, Helsinki Festival, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon), Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie / De Munt (Brussels), Chapelle musicale Reine Elisabeth

Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg
8 January 2020

Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
16 January 2020


Tosca by Giacomo Puccini

Stage Director: Christophe Honoré
Conductor: Daniele Rustioni
New production of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence in July 2019, in coproduction with Opéra national de Lyon

Opéra national de Lyon
20, 22, 24, 26, 218 and 30  January
1, 3 and 5 February 2020


Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss

Stage Director: Katie Mitchell
Conductor: Marc Albrecht (creation)
New production of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2018, in coproduction with Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg, Finnish National Opera and Ballet, Royal Danish Opera and Gran Teatre del Liceu

Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris
21, 24, 26, 28 and 30 March 2019
Conductor: Jérémie Rhorer

Finnish National Opera, Helsinki
24, 29 and 31 January and 4, 6, 8, 13 and 15 February 2020

Royal Danish Opera, Copenhaguen
31 March 2020 and 3, 8, 16, 18, 21 and 25 April 2020


Dido and Æneas by Henry Purcell

Stage Director: Vincent Huguet
Conductor: Václav Luks (creation)
New production of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2018 and its Académie, in coproduction with The Bolshoi Theatre

Bolshoi Theatre of Russia
5, 6, 7 and 8 December 2019
March 2020


The Rake's Progress by Igor Stravinski

Stage Director: Simon McBurney
Conductor: Eivind Gullberg Jensen (creation)
New production of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2017, in coproduction with Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam and Stanislavski Theatre, Moscow

Stanislavski Theatre, Moscow
September 2019
8, 10 and 12 March 2020
22, 24 and 26 June 2020
26, 28 and 30 September 2020


Erismena by Francesco Cavalli

Stage Director: Jean Bellorini
Conductor: Leonardo García Alarcón (creation)
New production of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2017 and its Académie, in coproduction with Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg

Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg
28 and 30 March 2019
Conductor: Leonardo García Alarcón

Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
4 and 5 May 2020


Carmen by Georges Bizet

Stage Director: Dmitri Tcherniakov
Conductor: Pablo Heras-Casado (creation)
New production of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2017, in coproduction with Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg


Pelléas et Mélisande by Claude Debussy

Stage Director: Katie Mitchell
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen (creation)
New production of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2016, in coproduction with Teatr Wielki-Polish National Opera


The Monster in the Maze by Jonathan Dove

Stage Director: Marie-Eve Signeyrole
Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle (creation)
Creation of the French version in July 2015 at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence
Commissioned by the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, the Berliner Philharmoniker and the London Symphony Orchestra in coproduction with the Opéra Orchestre national Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon and the Opéra de Lille

Opernhaus Wuppertal
5, 6, 8 and 9 July 2019
Conductor: Markus Baisch

Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam
30 June 2020
2 and 4 July 2020


A Midsummer Night's Dream by Benjamin Britten

Stage Director: Robert Carsen
Conductor: Kazushi Ono (creation)
Revival in 2015 of the 1991 production of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence and the Opéra national de Lyon

Opera Company of Philadelphia
8, 10, 15 and 17 February 2019
Conductor: Corrado Rovaris


Ariodante by George Frideric Handel

Stage director: Richard Jones
Conductor: Andrea Marcon (creation)
New production of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2014, in coproduction with De Nederlandse Opera, Canadian Opera Company and Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric Opera, Chicago
2, 5, 8, 11, 14 and 17 March 2019
Conductor: Harry Bicket

Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, Valence
30 April 2020
3, 5, 8 and 10 May 2020


Winterreise by Franz Schubert

Staging and visual creation: William Kentridge
Baritone: Matthias Goerne
Piano : Markus Hinterhaüser
Creation in June 2014 in Vienna, rerun in July 2014 at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence in coproduction with Wiener Festwochen, Holland Festival, KunstFestSpiele Herrenhausen/Niedersächsische Musiktage, Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg, Opéra de Lille, Lincoln Center

Kyoto International Performing Arts Festival
18 October 2019

Salzburger Festspiele
8 August 2019


Elektra by Richard Strauss

Stage director: Patrice Chéreau
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen (creation)
New production of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2013
In coproduction with the Teatro alla Scala, the Metropolitan Opera, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Deutsche Staatsoper Unter den Linden and Finnish National Opera

Unter den Linden Staatsoper im Schiller Theater, Berlin
27 January and 3, 16, 24 February 2019
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim