Future Events

 


Spring 2018 

Paris Opera in HD Series at The French Institute Alliance Française

New York Premieres

Sunday, May 20 & Sunday, June 24, 2018

FIAF Florence Gould Hall

Every other month beginning in April 2018, The American Friends of the Paris Opera & Ballet and The French Institute Alliance Française in New York will screen a Paris Opera performance in HD followed by lively panel discussions and cocktail receptions. 

 

Sun, May 20: Millepied, Robbins, Balanchine

1pm

Introduced by Susan Gluck Pappajohn, former soloist with New York City Ballet.

See the renowned company's beloved repertoire by the celebrated ballet masters, paired with the premiere of Millepied's new work featuring music by Nico Muhly. 

Information and Tickets

 

Sun, June 24: Saint-Saëns' Samson et Dalila

1pm

Camille Saint-Saëns’ lushly romantic re-telling of the Biblical tale is conducted by Paris Opera music director Philippe Jordan and staged by Damiano Michieletto.

Opera in three acts & four scenes (1877).

In French with English subtitles

Information and Tickets

Past Events

 


 

May 2, 2018 

Celebrate the Paris Opera in New York 

A unique musical evening under the patronage of French Consul Anne-Claire Legendre and with the Director of the Paris Opera, Stephane Lissner, celebrating the Paris Opera 350th anniversary.

Exceptional Performance by Bryan Hymel and Karine Deshayes 

 

  • Vice Chairman table (10) - $15,000 ($10,000 tax deductible)
  • Benefactor Ticket - $2,500 ($2,000 tax deductible) - Includes 1-year AFPOB Friend membership
  • Friend Ticket - $1,500 ($1,000 tax deductible) - Limited availability

 

For reservation, contact Laure Vienot Tronche at laure.vienot@afpob.org or 212.439.1426

July 20-23, 2017

"Jewels" at the Licoln Center

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of George Balanchine 's "jewels", the Paris Opera will share the stage with the Bolshoi and New York City Ballet for an historic collaboration.

The series of events include the opening night performance, a cast party with all three companies, and an intimate luncheon with the director of the Paris Opera Ballet Aurelie Dupont at the French Consulate.
 

For more information, contact Laure Vienot Tronche at laure.vienot@afpob.org or 212.439.1426

April 21, 2017

Private Dinner & Concert with Davone Tines

In Spring 2017, The American Friends of the Paris Opera & Ballet enjoyed a private dinner and salon concert with Opera singer, Davone Tines, in the home of AFPOB Trustee Joanna Fisher. Davone spoke at length about the new production to be presented at the Paris Opera in January 2018, "Only the Sound Remains," by Kaija Saariaho (L'amour de Loin) and Peter Sellars before performing two beautiful extracts by Kaija Saariaho and Handel. After a delicious four-course dinner, Davone and his artist friends improvised a last piece for the delight of all assembled.


June 9, 2016

Dinner in honor of the Paris Opera

The American Friends of the Paris Opera & Ballet is hosting an intimate dinner at the French Consulate with Aurelie Dupont, incomig Director of Dance.

The evening included cocktail, seated dinner and a intimate talk, in a stunning setting.
 

* Invitation only, for members at the Patrons level and up

For more information, contact Laure Vienot Tronche at laure.vienot@afpob.org or 212.439.1426

 

September 15, 2015

Gala dinner at the Park Armory 

At the occasion of the premiere of Wayne McGregor’s Tree of Codes, the Park Avenue Armory and the American Friends of the Paris Opera & Ballet will host a gala evening and party with the cast following the opening performance.

Award-winning choreographer Wayne McGregor’s groundbreaking work embraces dance, science, film, music, and technology to generate intriguing, expansive creations.  For his new piece Tree of Codes, McGregor collaborated with artist Olafur Eliasson and producer/composer Jamie xx to create a contemporary ballet. The evening-length work features 6 Etoiles and soloists from the Paris Opera Ballet as well as members of and Wayne McGregor | Random Dance

For more information, contact Laure Vienot Tronche at laure.vienot@afpob.org or 212.439.1426

 

April 1, 2015

Broadway show and private dinner with Christopher Wheeldon 

 

 

Preview of the new musical “An American in Paris” at the Palace Theatre on Broadway followed by supper in a French restaurant with Christopher Wheeldon.

* Invitation only

 

For more information, contact Laure Vienot Tronche at laure.vienot@afpob.org or 212.439.1426

February 19, 2015

Musical dinner in honor of Stephane Lissner 

 

The French Consulate and the American Friends of the Paris Opera & Ballet are hosting an exceptional dinner in honor of Stephane Lissner, new director of the Opera Nation de Paris for his first apperance in New York in his position.

At this occasion, Mr. Lissner will present the 2015/2016 lyric season and share his vision for the Paris Opera with artists and patrons. The evening will include cocktails, seated dinner and an incredible musical interlude by special guests Diana Damrau and Nicolas Teste.

 

* Invitation only, for members at the Patrons level and up

For more information, contact Laure Vienot Tronche at laure.vienot@afpob.org or 212.439.1426