La Cenerentola at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
15 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris
Capacity 1905 seats
2 h 50 min
For all audiences
In Italian with English and French surtitles
Highlights: La Cenerentola at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
Good always triumphs. That, in essence, is what Rossini's comic opera, La Cenerentola, tells us.
Unfolding in two acts, La Cenerentola was composed in 1817 with a libretto by Jacopo Ferretti based on Cinderella, Perrault's famous fairy tale. Although Ferretti based the libretto on Perrault’s classic text also used by Disney, you are in for some surprises as he rewrote several aspects of the tale!
This light, humorous narrative showcases Rossini's talent for composing lively, catchy musical melodies and themes, showing the classic fairy-tale adored my many in a new light. The opera is characterised by its cheery melodies, demanding arias, and lively, light-hearted ensembles- all of which often leave audience members swooning.
The opera includes several famous arias, notably the famous Non più mesta, in which Cinderella expresses her new-found joy and happiness. Thanks to its popularity, La Cenerentola is regularly performed in opera houses around the world and has been written in the books as an absolute opera classic.
Angelina (Cinderella) will be interpreted by the great mezzo-soprano Marina Viotti, while tenor Levy Sekgapane will voice Don Ramiro (Prince Charming). As for the roles of Cinderella's detestable sisters, we'll have to reckon with Alice Rossi as Clorinda and Justyna Olów as Tisbe.
Story: La Cenerentola at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
The plot of La Cenerentola follows the unfortunate life of Angelina, known as Cinderella, who endures mistreatment at the hands of her stepfather Don Magnifico and stepsisters, Clorinda and Tisbe. Despite her unjust fate, Cinderella retains a generous spirit and a kindly attitude.
When Prince Ramiro disguises himself as his valet Dandini to find a true love, fate brings him to Cinderella's door. The enchanting story unfolds as Cinderella's goodness captures the Prince's heart, leading to a grand royal ball where the prince is still drawn to Cinderella without even knowing her true identity as a maid. Through Rossini's exquisite music and the touching storytelling of Ferretti, La Cenerentola presents a heartwarming show that reminds us of the power of compassion and the triumph of true love. It truly feels like dreams come true with Rossini’s musical composition talents!
Book your tickets for La Cenerentola at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées for an extraordinary performance promising to leave you with a renewed belief in the enduring power of true love.
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
Hosting one of the most lavishing concert halls in all of Paris, Champs- Élysées is the true definition of architectural beauty with its historic foundation. Inaugurated on April 2nd, 1913, the structure is quite large comprising three auditoriums: Théâtre des Champs- Élysées, The Comédie des Champs- Élysées, Studio des Champs- Élysées, and a restaurant. The main theatre which has 1905 seats is Italian styled and originally constructed to host guests visiting the theatre to watch opera shows and concerts. This was the first theatre in Paris to be built completely from reinforced concrete instead of steel.
Over the years the famed theatre has hosted many recognized artists such as the beautiful cabaret dancer Josephine Baker, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Stravinsky, Richard Strauss, and many other entertainers from our cherished olden day era. In 2005 the main room in the theatre was renovated in order to improve the acoustics, it is confirmed that during a show the sounds are very clear, almost as if you were up close to the stage. Théâtre des Champs- Élysées is one of the most frequently visited monuments in Paris, on an annual basis more than 300,000 people attend programs from contemporary dance and ballet recitals to orchestras, operas, and other concerts. Carrying a number of diverse performances of different genres, the theatre attracts audience members of all ages.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Air conditioning: No
How do I get to the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in the 8th arrondissement of Paris?
The Théâtre des Champs-Élysées is accessible by: Metro lines: The Théâtre des Champs-Élysées can be reached by taking metro lines 1 and 9 to the metro stations Franklin D. Roosevelt and Alma Marceau. RER subway lines:The Théâtre des Champs-Élysées is accessible by taking the RER to the station Pont de l’Alma. Bus lines: The Théâtre des Champs-Élysées is accessible by taking bus lines 42, 63, 72, 80 and 92, to the stations Pierre Charron - François 1er and George V. If you have any trouble getting to the theatre, our customer service can be reached from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Paris time. For details, we invite you to consult the map above.
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Is there a dress code at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris?
There is no specific dress code, but proper attire is appreciated. Many Parisians will arrive directly from work, dressed in business casual or chic attire.
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Tips are not accepted at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées.
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How do I know if my seats are next to each other?
Tickets of the same category that are booked during the same purchase session in the same booking order on our website are always assigned side by side. To be sure of this, make sure all of your tickets are in the same category and are included in your shopping cart at the time of purchase.
For shows at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the seats are assigned in odd numbers or even numbers. Therefore, if your tickets are consecutive odd numbers or even numbers (For example: 1, 3, 5,…), they will be adjacent.