June 11, 2019


On June 11, 2019 Nicole Car will return to the Paris Opera, singing Donna Elvira in the premiere of a new production of Don Giovanni directed by Ivo van Hove, making her debut at the Palais Garnier. The production, which will have eleven more performances, will be conducted by Philippe Jordan and Guillermo García Calvo. Etienne Dupuis will sing Don Giovanni, Ain Anger Il Commendatore, Jacquelyn Wagner Donna Anna, Stanislas de Barbeyrac Don Ottavio, Philippe Sly Leporello, Mikhail Timoshenko Masetto, and Elsa Dreisig Zerlina. Performances will run through July 13, 2019.

Ms. Car has previously performed Donna Elvira with Opera Australia. Her portrayal of Donna Elvira in the current Paris Opera production follows her performances at the Opéra Bastille as Micaela (Carmen) in the 2018/19 season, as well as Mimì (La bohème) and Tatiana (Eugene Onegin) in the 2016/17 season.

Following this production of Don Giovanni, Ms. Car’s future engagements include Eugene Onegin (Tatiana) at L’Opéra de Montréal, Don Carlo (Elisabetta di Valois) at the Paris Opera, Cosí fan tutte (Fiordiligi) at the Metropolitan Opera, Thaïs at the Deutsche Oper Berlin and Mimì in La bohème at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden.


Information about Don Giovanni at the Palais Garnier:

Don Giovanni: Etienne Dupuis / Il Commendatore: Ain Anger / Donna Anna: Jacquelyn Wagner / Don Ottavio: Stanislas de Barbeyrac / Donna Elvira: Nicole Car / Leporello: Philippe Sly / Masetto: Mikhail Timoshenko / Zerlina: Elsa Dreisig

Conductor: Philippe Jordan & Guillermo García Calvo (13 July) / Director: Ivo van Hove

Performances on 11, 13, 16, 19, 21, 24, 29 Jun 2019; 01, 04, 07, 10, 13 Jul 2019


[Photo: Yan Bleney]