The 2023-24 season of the Académie Opéra National de Paris has been announced, starting with an opening concert showcasing the resident artists on September 27, 2023. On October 13, 2023, there will be a Brahms concert featuring Lied by the renowned composer.
From November 21 to December 14, 2023, a double bill of the ballet "Ma Mère L'Oye" and the opera "L'Enfant et les Sortilèges" will be presented. The Ravel opera will be directed by Richard Jones and Antony McDonald, conducted by Patrick Lange, and will feature the Académie's resident artists.
On December 18 and 19, 2023, young artists from the Académie will present a concert of melodies and opera arias. A special "Concert de Fêtes" featuring unique musical numbers from operettas or musical theater, performed by artists from the Académie, will take place on December 21, 2023.
On January 24, 2024, members of the Académie will present an Arias and Ensembles concert, conducted by Thomas Hangelbrock. From January 31 to February 3, 2024, the production "La Petite Fille, Le Chasseur, et Le Loup" directed by Inne Goris will entertain younger audiences, with Alphonse Cemin conducting and soloists including Pauline Texier, Lise Nougler, and Fernando Escalona.
A collaboration between members of the Académie and the Metropolitan Opera's Lindemann Young Artist Program will result in a program of arias and ensembles on February 15, 2023. Soprano Andrea Cueva Molnar and pianist Yoan Héreau will perform a recital called "Airs de Paris" on March 14 and 15, 2024.
Tenor Kiup Lee, accompanied by pianist Benjamin Laurent, will showcase music from around the world on March 25 and 26, 2024. From April 19 to 27, 2024, a production of "Street Scene" directed by Ted Huffman and conducted by Yahani Perinpanayagam will feature the Académie's resident artists.
Baritone Alexander York and pianist Yoan Héreau will present "Les Grands d'Espagne" on May 13 and 14, 2024. On May 23, 2024, there will be a concert dedicated to the music of Fauree in collaboration with Palazzetto Bru Zane.
For young audiences, "Nezquicoule" will be performed from May 29 to June 1, 2024, featuring music by Offenbach, Shostakovich, Händel, Gershwin, and Delibes. Helene Bracke will direct, and the cast includes Helene Bracke, Ewout Lehoucq, and Jean Bermes.
Finally, on July 1, 2024, there will be a performance of David Lang's "Crowd Out," featuring 1,000 singers, conducted by Fayçal Karoui and directed by Dimitri Chamblas.