Who said that the opera was a genre of the past? Two opera theaters in the major, the Opera Comique in Paris and la Monnaie in Brussels, come to open the season with world premieres. And with the happy hand, in any case for the Salle Favart, as The Flood , Francesco Filidei, and Joel his plays, according to a new of Zamyatin, has been beyond even our expectations. So let’s start by remove the only reservation that we inspired this work captivating: the prosody of the French, all too often monotonous and artificial, defect, unfortunately, all too usual today. For the rest, it is almost incredible.

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The composer Filidei has integrated the whole in a music of contrasts, such as rarely, a creator of atmospheres

here We have a rare example of concordance between all the settings: music, text, action, stage version. We perceive at any time that a composer and librettist have worked hand in hand. And it feels even better that, unlike Luc Bondy in his collaboration if …

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