POULENC | COCTEAU | JOBIDON | ST-ONGE


* WE ARE BACK ON STAGE! * 

Preview

Language: 
French (Subtitles : French and english)
Duration: 
1 : 45

Summary

Last March, we unfortunately had to postpone the performances of La voix humaine and L'hiver attend beaucoup de moi, due to the pandemic. Well, great news, the new dates for these shows are now confirmed. ​In full compliance with current sanitary measures, only 250 seats are available per show. So hurry! This will be a unforgettable moment, with the very best of our emerging female talent, all former or current members of our Atelier lyrique.

HEALTH & SAFETY FIRST
In collaboration with Place des Arts, we have set up a very clear sanitary protocol for the public who will attend these shows. Rest assured that we will strictly observe all health regulations prescribed by health authorities and that everything will be done to ensure that your visit is safe and enjoyable.
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An intimate evening with a focus on female artists awaits you at Théâtre Maisonneuve. To start, soprano France Bellemare, fresh off her Met debut, will take on the role of the distressed and broken woman in Francis Poulenc’s La voix humaine. Then, a Quebec ‘‘road opera’’, L’hiver attend beaucoup de moi, will be given its world premiere. After the popular and critical success of Svadba last season, this double bill is a must see highlight of our new season!

La voix humaine
Compositor : Francis Poulenc
Libretto : Jean Cocteau
Stage Director : Solène Paré
Piano and Musical Direction : Esther Gonthier

L'hiver attend beaucoup de moi
Compositor : Laurence Jobidon
Libretto : Pascale St-Onge
Stage Manager : Solène Paré  
Piano and Musical Direction : Jennifer Szeto

EVENING PROGRAM

Multimedia

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New work : 100% local, 100% female

Videos

La voix humaine + L'hiver attend beaucoup de moi (VA)

Videos

Excerpt : La Voix humaine at Opéra de Paris

Starring Barbara Hannigan.

Stage Director

Synopsis

  • L'hiver attend beaucoup de moi

    Léa seeks refuge in the cold and hostile climate of northern Quebec to protect both her life and that of her unborn child. She meets Madeleine, a tormented woman who promises to take her to the end of this road where no one goes. This journey brings up painful and fragile memories in the two women, jeopardizing their dangerous quest.

  • La voix humaine

    A bedroom in disarray… an elegant young woman answers a telephone call from her lover, who is planning to leave her. Over the course of this final conversation, she tries to win him back, going from tender to passionate, from threats of suicide to calm, from regret to outbursts of violence.