Close to your Hotel Les Deux Girafes stands the Opéra Bastille, a modern opera house which has established itself over the thirty years of its existence at the forefront of operatic performance. Its current production is The Barber of Seville. Book your seat as soon as possible and (re)discover this inspiring venue!



A fresh version of The Barber of Seville


Rossini's The Barber of Seville, despite its somewhat subversive libretto by Beaumarchais, has become a classic, with the result that it’s often treated with profound respect and a certain stiffness. The Venetian director Damiano Michieletto returns it to its burlesque origins and places it in a current Sevillian setting largely inspired by the films of Pedro Almodóvar. Performed by an exceptional cast, this version of the renowned opera buffa will demonstrate that it really has not aged at all! Performances from January 11th to February 12th.


The Opéra Bastille; an amazing place


Take advantage of your stay at the Hotel Les Deux Girafes and visit this exceptional place. From its contemporary architecture and splendid foyers to one of the world’s largest concert halls, each element is hugely impressive. A guided tour will teach you more about the venue, allow you to enter places usually off limits to the public and present a fascinating opportunity to discover all the trades essential to putting on shows, including set decorators, costume designers, sculptors, painters and technicians of all kinds...

The Opéra Bastille has established a fine reputation through its audacious and ambitious programming. This year’s production of The Barber of Seville is certain to reinforce this reputation. Reserve your seats at the same time as you book your stay at the Hotel Les Deux Girafes!



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The Barber of Seville at Opéra Bastille

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Hotel Les Deux Girafes, a 4-star boutique hotel in the heart of Bastille-République district