7 deaths of Maria Callas


Wednesday 2 September 2020 - 8 pm - Opéra de Paris

It is the heroine’s relationship with death that Marina Abramović brings to the stage in 7 Deaths of Maria Callas. A unique production at the crossroads of opera and performance art in which the succession of arias—from Carmen, Tosca, Otello, Norma, Aida, Madama Butterfly, and La Traviata—allow her to elucidate on the killing of women by 19th century opera composers.

A pioneering performance artist since the 1970s, Marina Abramović has contributed in large measure to recasting the image of the female body, objectified for centuries through the eyes of men.

Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Paris
Choir, Ensemble Aedes (conductor :  Mathieu Romano)
Actrice film et performance, Marina Abramović
Actor film, Willem Dafoe
Carmen, Nadezhda Karyazina
Floria Tosca, Whitney Morrison
Desdemona, Leah Hawkins
Lucia Ashton, Adela Zaharia
Norma Selene, Zanetti
Cio-Cio-San, Gabriella Reyes
Violetta Valéry, Hera Hyesang Park

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