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Salammbô: By Ernest Reyer
MARSEILLE  •  Marseille Opera  •  Ongoing

Gustave Flaubert [1821-1890] dedicated five years of his life to writing Salammbô. This opera in five acts was first performed in Brussels at the Théâtre de la Monnaie in February 1890 and was last performed at the Marseille Opera on 20 October 1940.

Musical director: Lawrence Foster
Stage director: Yves Coudray
Lights: Philippe Grosperrin
Libretto: Camille du Locle
Music: Ernest Reyer

With in the role of:
Salammbô: Kate Aldrich
Taanach: Murielle Oger-Tomao
Mathô: Gilles Ragon
Schahabarim: Sébastien Guèze
Hamilcar: Jean-Philippe Lafont
Narr’Havas: Wojtek Smilek
Spendius: André Heyboer
Giscon: Antoine Garcin
Autharite: Eric Martin-Bonnet

Orchestre et Choeur de L'Opéra de Marseille

Marseille Opera Web Site

Detailed schedule information:

27 & 30 September 2008 at 20h 
2 October 2008 at 20h
5 October 2008 at 14h30

Contact: Opéra Marseille
20, rue Beauvau
13001 Marseille
Tel: (33) 4 91 55 11 10

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