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LA MONNAIE DE MUNT

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Opera in concert

Giovanna d’Arco

Giuseppe Verdi

Presentation
Come to the battlefield – I will guide you!

In Reims in 1429, Joan of Arc urges King Charles VII to do battle. For his seventh opera, Giuseppe Verdi built on the success of Nabucco and I Lombardi. The libretto of Giovanna d’Arco concentrates on the ‘here and now’ and on the main protagonist’s struggles. As a result, the historical events make way for impressive choral tableaux and a heroic musical characterisation of Giovanna. This autumn the La Monnaie audience will be given an insight into the fascinating figure of Joan of Arc: through the prism of the 19th century in this concert performance of Verdi’s opera, and later in the stage production of Honegger’s Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher

Cast
Cast

ConductorGIULIANO CARELLA
Chorus MastersMARTINO FAGGIANI / ALBERTO MORO

Giovanna d’ArcoSALOME JICIA
Carlo VIIIVÁN AYÓN RIVAS
GiacomoDIMITRI PLATANIAS
TalbotCARLO CIGNI
DelilMAXIME MELNIK •

• Laureate MM Academy

La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
MM Academy led by Benoît Giaux

ProductionLA MONNAIE / DE MUNT

Agenda

Agenda