HD Screenings

The Paris Opera & Ballet 2019


Celebrating its 350th anniversary this year, The Paris Opera & Ballet will be presented at FIAF this February in two NY premiere HD screenings!

New Yorkers will have the rare opportunity to experience the renowned cultural institution’s supreme artistry and innovation through outstanding productions, filmed live in HD, and showcasing some of the world’s most-heralded musicians, dancers, directors, and choreographers.

Presented in partnership with the American Friends of the Paris Opera & Ballet.





Past Screenings


HD Ballet Screening

The Paris Opera & Ballet
Thierrée / Shechter / Pérez / Pite

NY Premiere

Sunday, February 3, 2019
1pm

FIAF Florence Gould Hall


Introduced by Adrian Danchig-Waring, NYC Ballet Principal Dancer and Director of the NY Choreographic Institute

Featuring four contemporary choreographers’s work for the Paris Opera’s resident ballet company, this diverse program includes James Thierrée’s take-over of the Palais Garnier’s public spaces, Crystal Pite’s dazzling The Seasons’ Canon, Iván Pérez’s premiere for ten male dancers and Hofesh Shechter’s new version of The Art of Not Looking Back.

HD Opera Screening

The Paris Opera & Ballet
Les Contes d’Hoffmann

NY Premiere

Sunday, February 24, 2019
1pm

FIAF Florence Gould Hall


Introduced by conductor Joseph Colaneri

Tenor Ramón Vargas stars in Offenbach’s episodic romance Les Contes d’Hoffmann in a spectacular production directed by Robert Carsen and conducted by Paris Opera’s Music Director Philippe Jordan. This adaptation of three tales by E.T.A. Hoffmann, with a sprinkling of Goethe’s Faust, portrays the German poet as both narrator and hero recounting his love affairs with Olympia, Antonia, and Giulietta.