Samson and Delilah

7:30 pm
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DURATION: 2:45 HRS.

INTERMISSION: 2
HALL: WILFRID-PELLETIER
VENUE: PLACE DES ARTS
PREOPERA : 6:30 PM

NEW PRODUCTION

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Synopsis

SAINT-SAËNS

SAMSON AND DELILAH

Our hearts awaken at her voice…

Marie-Nicole Lemieux sings her very first Delilah in Montreal, making Saint-Saëns’ captivating melodies—including the irresistible “Mon coeur s’ouvre à ta voix”—her own. Alain Gauthier, stage director of Dead Man Walking, winner of the 2013 Opus Award for Musical Event of the Year, helms this new production.

SYNOPSIS

The invincible Samson grows weak before the tantalizing seductress Delilah, who has managed to learn the secret of his great strength. But perhaps Samson’s true power is to be found in his faith…

Production : PRODUCTIONS ODM INC.

New Production

Cast

Samson Endrik Wottrich / Delilah Marie-Nicole Lemieux / Grand Priest Gregory Dahl / Abimelech Philip Kalmanovitch / Conductor Jean-Marie Zeitouni / Stage Director Alain Gauthier / Sets Anick La Bissonnière + Eric-Olivier Lacroix / Lighting Eric W. Chanpoux / Video design Circo de Bakuza Création S.A. / OdM Chorus / Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

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PREOPERA

A dynamic and “user-friendly” introduction to the performance. Hosted by musicologist Pierre Vachon, this get-together is like a journey into the heart of the work’s music and history, its libretto and its symbols, the production’s artists, etc.

  • Language: in French with brief summary in English.
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Place: Piano Nobile, salle Wilfrid-Pelletier
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Cost: Free for subscribers ; $5 for general public

SINGLE TICKETS GO ON SALE 5 August 2014

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