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Musical trip to New York... via the surreal world of Luis Buñuel

Hosted by the Consul of the Toulouse Live Music Group
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Sat 18 Nov 18:30 - 22:00

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Opera - isn't that music composed Protected content ago, dealing with some heroes of ancient greek mythology?

Nope. Not this one. It's been written in Protected content a 46-year-old bloke from Britain.

LIve from the Met Opera in New York: THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL!

What is it about?
Following the rapturous response to his last opera, The Tempest, the Met presents the American premiere of Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel, inspired by the classic Luis Buñuel film of the same name. Hailed by the New York Times at its Protected content Festival premiere as “inventive and audacious … a major event,” The Exterminating Angel is a surreal fantasy about a dinner party from which the guests can’t escape. Tom Cairns, who wrote the libretto, directs the new production, and Adès conducts his own adventurous new opera.

Music by Thomas Adès, libretto by Tom Cairns in collaboration with the composer, based on the screenplay by Luis Buñuel and Luis Alcoriza

Opera performed in English language, shown with French subtitles.

Looking forward to sharing the experiment of contemporary opera with you,