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Les Indes Galantes

When the European youth chooses War above Love, Cupid decides to seek out new followers on other continents. The opera thus recounts the way people love, hate, envy or trust overseas, all the while asking its western audience a burning question: how do we love right? In Indes Galantes, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui raise the sensible issues of population movements, fragmented and ever-changing territories and borders, but also the refugee crisis that has shaken Europe to its very core…

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  • Music: Jean-Philippe Rameau
  • Stage direction & choreography: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
  • Conductor: Ivor Bolton
  • Hébé / Zima: Lisette Oropesa
  • Bellone: Goran Juric
  • L’Amour / Zaïre: Ana Quintans
  • Osman / Ali: Tareq Nazmi
  • Emilie: Elsa Benoit
  • Featuring: Dancers of Eastman