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Gala Mozart: Le Concert d’Astrée

19 October 2017, 7:00pm
Bahrain National Theatre
Tickets are sold at Virgin Megastore
Minimum age
8 years and above
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If Baroque music is the expression of the “theatre of passions”, then what about Mozart’s operas?
Do you want something tragic? Listen to Pamina singing “Ach ich fühl’s”.
Something charming? “La ci darem la mano” by Don Giovanni and Zerlina.
Something sad “Fuor del mar” by Idomeneo.
Something mocking? “Non più andrai farfallone amoroso” by Figaro.
And what about the ensembles which the brilliant Wolfgang Amadeus puts to music better than anyone else?

Gala Mozart presented by Le Concert d’Astrée, started off their tour at the world famous Paris-based Théâtre des Champs-Elysées on October 13th 2017, and are currently preparing for their upcoming performance which will be held at the Bahrain National Theatre. The evening carries the beauty of Mozart's music, which reflects the depth of human emotion.  The orchestra leader, Emmanuelle Haïm, presents us with five exceptional singers and Le Concert d’Astrée, an extraordinary concert celebrating Mozart in a joyful and beautiful way. Le Concert d’Astrée is today one of the finest ensembles of baroque music and offers its performances in the most prominent international theaters and music festivals around the world.
Mari ERIKSMOEN, Marie-Adeline HENRY, sopranos
Virginie VERREZ, mezzo-soprano
Krešimir ŠPICER, tenor
Jean-Sébastien BOU, bass
Le Concert d’Astrée, orchestra
Emmanuelle Haïm, direction
As ensemble-in-residence at the Opéra de Lille, Le Concert d'Astrée receives support from the City of Lille. Le Concert d'Astrée ensemble also receives support from the French Ministry of Culture and Communication/ Hauts-de-France Regional Department of Cultural Affairs in the form of a subsidy for an approved company performing at national and international venues. The Département du Nord is a partner of Le Concert d'Astrée.