Shostakovich’s opera The Nose opens at the Aix-en-Provence Festival tonight in the celebrated production by William Kentridge.
Kazushi Ono conducts the Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Lyon.
The performance at 5pm on 14 July will be broadcast live on radio classique.
This staging is a coproduction between the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, the New York Met, and the Opéra National de Lyon, where it can be seen this October.
Watch a video trailer from the New York performances
and an interview with William Kentridge
Anthony Tommasini’s review of the New York production is here.