Saison 17-18

About the performance


Thirty minutes before the beginning of every opera, a musicologist offers some insights into the work and the production, to better enjoy the performance.


Listen to our opera on the radio,

Saturday night from 8PM to 12PM : Espace 2 (FM 100.1 et 100.7) - À l’opéra

Il Barbiere di Siviglia, 7 October 2017
Le Nozze di Figaro, 14 October 2017
Figaro Gets a Divorce, 21 October 2017
Fantasio, 25 November 2017
Le Baron Tzigane, 31 December 2017
Faust, 10 March 2018
Cavalleria Rusticana / I Pagliacci, 7 April 2018
King Arthur, 19 May 2018
Don Giovanni, 30 June 2018

After the first broadcast, listen to the opera during one month on



In partnership with the Grand Théâtre, the Association genevoise des amis de l’opéra et du ballet organises a series of in-depth conferences for all Grand Théâtre opera and ballet premieres of the season. These conferences cover all aspects of the work, its libretto, historical and artistic contexts and its music. They take place a few days before opening night at the Théâtre de l’Espérance, 8, rue de la Chapelle, 1207 Genève, always at 6:15 PM.

La trilogie de Figaro
Monday 4 September 2017 by Pierre Michot

La révolution Callas
Monday 9 October 2017 by Alberto Mattioli

Thursday 2 November 2017 by Delphine Vincent

Le Baron Tzigane
Monday 14 December 2017 by Christian Merlin

Faust en musique
Wednesday 31 January 2018 by Christophe Imperiali

Cavalleria Rusticana / I Pagliacci
Monday 14 March 2018 by Sandro Cometta

King Arthur
Monday 23 April 2018 by Claude Hermann

Don Giovanni
Tuesday 29 May 2018 by Teresa Chevrolet

Vertige romantique
Monday 20 June 2018 by Jean-Pierre Pastori

Association genevoise des amis de l’opéra et du ballet
3, chemin de la Grand-Cour, 1256 Troinex
T + 41 22 784 34 37 - info(at)