Opera ballet

The great tour of Natalia Vodianova at the Ballet de l’Opéra de Paris with the new director Benjamin Millepied

When Napoleon III commissioned Baron Haussmann to replace the winding streets of his country’s capital with arteries of wide, stately avenues, the centerpiece of the project – and its most expensive building – was to be the Paris Opera. Occupying more than 120,000 square feet and twelve floors (including five underground), this temple of opera […]

Opera ballet

The return of the Paris Opera Ballet to Montreal lasted 13 years

Paquita had its premiere in 1846. Opéra de Paris – Paquita Download original Ballet de l’Opéra national de paris Photos: Christophe PeléChristophe Pele When the Paris Opera Ballet takes to the stage at Montreal’s Place des Arts on Thursday, it will be a momentous occasion. The last (and only) time the legendary company appeared in […]