At the Opéra-Comique A “White Lady” By Boïeldieu Outdated But Well Sung

The Opéra-Comique continues in its DNA: after Auber, Hérold or Rossini, here is Boïeldieu and his White Lady which was, in 1825, an incredible triumph … which we have today a little trouble understanding: is it the composer’s fault or the staging? Haunted castles, dark family stories So we had Count Ory, Le Pré-aux-clercs, Le […]

At the Opéra-Comique A “White Lady” By Boïeldieu Outdated But Well Sung

The Opéra-Comique continues in its DNA: after Auber, Hérold or Rossini, here is Boïeldieu and his White Lady which was, in 1825, an incredible triumph … which we have today a little trouble understanding: is it the composer’s fault or the staging? Haunted castles, dark family stories So we had Count Ory, Le Pré-aux-clercs, Le […]