The German stage designer discusses the challenges of designing sets and costumes for Chabrier’s bonkers comic opera.
News and features regarding ‘L'Étoile by Mariame Clement’
- 12 February 2016
- 3 February 2016
Drinking songs such as La traviata’s famous Brindisi are just the start of opera's songs describing action.
- 2 February 2016
What did you think of Mariame Clément's production of Chabrier's bonkers comic opera?
- 1 February 2016
The conductor explored the music of relatively unknown composer Emmanuel Chabrier with the help of two principal cast members.
- 27 January 2016
You don't need a performance ticket to attend a pre-show talk, meaning that exploring productions is even easier than before.
- 25 January 2016
The composer of L’Étoile was highly respected by his musical and painterly peers, including Debussy, Stravinsky and Manet.
- 22 January 2016
Chabrier’s wonderful song of youthful dreaming makes history's neglect of the composer all the more surprising.
- 19 January 2016
Our quick introduction to Chabrier’s delightfully silly opera.
Watch: Chris Addison on L’Étoile — 'Cheaper than going to watch Arsenal, and no one's waving a big flag in front of you during the good bits!'14 January 2016
The actor and comedian spoke to Channel 4 News about his upcoming Royal Opera debut.
- 5 January 2016
The British comedian will star in one of two additional roles in Mariame Clément’s production of Chabrier’s comic opera alongside French actor Jean-Luc Vincent.
- 16 September 2015
French director Mariame Clément on why Chabrier’s opera may surprise London audiences.