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The Paris Opera hopes to broadcast a performance of Richard Wagner's "The Ring of the Nibelung" at the end of November during the confinement.
Faced with the reconfinement from Friday October 30, the Paris Opera hopes to be able to broadcast a performance of Richard Wagner's L'Anneau du Nibelung at the end of November during confinement, he announced Thursday October 29 . The institution, which must close its doors, thus cancels public performances, as well as visits, but hopes to be able to play behind closed doors.
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Continuation of rehearsals
"The rehearsals of the shows planned for December will continue in the coming weeks. We hope to be able to record and broadcast Richard Wagner's The Ring of Nibelung at the end of November", wrote the general manager of the Paris Opera, Alexander Neef, in a message to spectators. The terms of this dissemination have not been specified.
"We are also examining the possibility of adapting the programming of this work at the Auditorium of Radio France, at the beginning of December, as well as of reprogramming at the end of the year the ballet Chorégraphes contemporains, created today which was to start on November 4, "he added.
President Emmanuel Macron announced Wednesday evening October 28 a new confinement which must last at least until December 1. This effectively cancels all cultural events with audiences in November.
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