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Samson et Dalila

Cécil B. DeMille: <EM>Samson and Delilah</EM> (1949)
Cécil B. DeMille: Samson and Delilah (1949)
Samson et Dalila : By Camille Saint-Saëns
GENEVA  •  Grand Théâtre de Genève  •  Ongoing

Camille Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila
Opera in 3 acts and 4 tableaux
Libretto: Ferdinand Lemaire
First performed in Weimar at the Hoftheater on 2 December 1877 in a German translation

First performance of the French version in Rouen at the Théâtre des Arts, 3 March 1890
Sung in French with surtitles in English and French
New production: Coproduction Deutsche Oper Berlin

Michel Plasson, conductor

Stage Director: Patrick Kinmonth
Set and Costume Designers: Patrick Kinmonth, Darko Petrovic


Samson: Aleksandrs Antonenko
Dalila: Malgorzata Walewska
Le Grand Prêtre de Dagon: Alain Vernhes
Abimélech: Jean Teitgen
Un vieillard hébreu: Brian Bannatyne-Scott
Le Messager: Fabrice Farina
Le 1er Philistin: Rémi Garin
Le 2ème Philistin: Khachik Matevosyan

Lighting Designer: Manfred Voss 
Choreographer: Jonathan Lunn 
Musical Direction Assistant: Frack Villard
Chorus Director: Ching-Lien Wu 

Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and the Grand Théâtre Opera Chorus

Grand Théâtre de Genève Website

Detailed schedule information:

Contact: Grand Théâtre de Genève
11, boulevard du Théâtre
CH-1211 Geneva 11

Tel: (41) 22 418 30 00

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