Calendar
FR
Calendar

Pretty Yende | soprano

Les Frivolités parisiennes
Giacomo Sagripanti  | direction 

Pretty Yende's charm and elegance for a kaleidoscopic programme.

Pretty Yende
Pretty Yende © Dario Acosta

Programme

Auber Le Cheval de bronze, ouverture
Mozart Exsultate, jubilate, motet K. 165
Thomas Mignon, ouverture
Rossini  « Una voce poco fa », air extrait du Barbier de Séville
Hérold Zampa, ou la fiancée de marbre, ouverture
Gounod  « Je veux vivre », air extrait de Roméo et Juliette
« Si j’osais seulement... Ah ! Je ris de me voir », récitatif et airs extraits de Faust
Saint-Saëns  La Princesse jaune, ouverture
Donizetti  « Regnava nel silenzio... Quando rapito in estasi », récitatif et airs extraits de Lucia di Lammermoor

To read

Since her success at the Operalia Competition in 2011, Pretty Yende was certainly destined for a resounding career.  The South African soprano has quickly established herself in major roles on all international stages, but above all, she has never ceased to amaze audiences with her disarming naturalness, her uninhibited elegance, not to mention the radiant brilliance of her voice.  What a promising intuition to join the Frivolités Parisiennes, a modern and vibrant orchestra, for a solo recital with iridescent contours!  It is a delightful stylistic palette that the singer chooses to explore in this programme: she will in turn perform arias from the inescapable Rossini that made her famous, unequalled dramatic passages from the pen of Donizetti, but also two of Gounod's most outstanding pieces (including the famous "Air des bijoux"!), and excerpts from Mozart's magnificent sacred music - another repertoire in which she excels, as she so delightfully demonstrated here in 2018.

PRODUCTION Les Grandes Voix

You may also like

Chausson, Duparc, Brahms, Britten, Bridge

THE French tenor of the hour in the intimacy of the recital with a romantic and nostalgic program.

Mozart

The great Mozartian heroines revisited by Elsa Dreisig.

Mozart, Spontini, Rossini, Donizetti...

A rare display of double tessitura in this 'baritenore' recital by Michael Spyres.

Continue without accepting

We respect your privacy

With your consent, we use cookies or similar technologies to store and access personal information such as your visit to this website. You can withdraw your consent or object to processin based on legitimate interest at any time by cliking on "Find out more" or in your privacy policy on this website.

Welcome to the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées website

The Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and its partners set cookies and use non-sensitive information from your device to improve our products and display personalized advertising and content. You can accept or refuse these different operations. To find out more about cookies, the data we use, the processing operations we carry out and the partners with whom we work, you can consult our cookies dedicated page.