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GTG digital

Always close to you

Confined and cut off from highlights that keep the emotions and spirit alive, we need a window on the world and the arts. To keep the link with you, our audience, we open GTG digital to present opera and ballet productions and above all to offer music, readings, reflections and statements that nourish the body and mind.

Each week, GTG Digital proposes a focus on a theme of the current season. These contents will be accessible free of charge for a limited time under the motto: “always close to you”. In the spirit of La Plage, a look beyond the works will be offered.

With the support of Adam and Chloé Said

Indes

25.05 – 31.05.2020
Visiting the Grand Theatre

“The Grand Theatre as you’ve never seen it before”

Have you ever been inside the Grand Theatre? With your family or your friends, for a show or during Open House Day?
This week, GTG digital will present you a thousand ways to discover the Grand Théâtre, both inside and outside. Short presentation videos, mapping of the façade, before and after photos of the renovations, and a special GTGames with activities to have fun with this building well known to the public.

This week’s appointments

Visits
Visit the Grand Théâtre de Genève through a tour filmed and presented by our teams.
Up to May 31st
Videos
Mapping
Replay the mapping performed on the occasion of the reopening of the historic building after three years of work.
Up to May 31
Streaming
Readings
1879 to 2019: 140 years of history of the Grand Théâtre de Genève
Until May 31st
GTGames
Activity books for younger children, crossword puzzles, quizzes, and much more.
Guided

Guided tours

From 25 to 28 May 2020, our staff will take you on a guided tour of the GTG and its history through four filmed visits.

25 May: the foyers
26 May: the hall
27 May: the auditorium
28 May: the amphitheater bar

Tours

Streaming

Streaming: Mapping on the GTG facade

A show of sounds and lights to tell the story of the Grand Théâtre de Genève through its historical and artistic adventures.
Presented in March 2019 on the occasion of the reopening of the historic building after three years of work and to celebrate the 140th anniversary of the Grand Theatre, a video mapping brought its façade to life by taking a look at its artistic history.
 

Making of

Behind the Mapping

Architecture, lights, sound, drawing… 17 talents were involved in the huge mapping projection. Discover the work done behind the scenes by the teams at Le Truc.

Readings

1879 to 2019: 140 years of history of the Grand Théâtre de Genève

Browse through this timeline and discover the major dates in the history of the Grand Théâtre de Genève.
 

GTGames

Each week, our cultural mediation team offers you the opportunity to explore the topic in a playful way. An activity book for the youngest, crosswords, quizzes, and much more designed especially for you.

For this new week, GTGames has cooked up a special patrimonial issue, with activities to have fun with this building well known to the Geneva public!

Journée portes ouvertes

Weekly schedule

2020-2021 Season
Augmented reality
Focus
2020-2021 Season
Enhance your reality!

Every week, enjoy a special focus on a production of the next season of the Grand Théâtre de Genève.

Die Entführung aus dem Serail
From 18 to 24 May
18-24 May 2020
Die Entführung aus dem Serail
A seraglio out of the usual clichés…

From May 18 to 24, a production that caused critical acclaim when it was presented last January. Die Entführung aus dem Serail presented by the Grand Théâtre de Genève revisits the slightly outdated “turquerie” of the lyrical tradition with today’s critical view, a view deeply immersed in a world profoundly different from that of Mozart.

Les Huguenots
11-17 May 2020
From 11 to 17 May 2020
Les Huguenots
Grand opera, yes, and grand production

The return of the Huguenots to Geneva, directed by Marc Minkowski and staged by the duo Wieler-Morabito.

Les Indes galantes
4-10 May 2020
Form 4 to 10 May 2020
Les Indes galantes
A baroque enchantment

Choir, ballet, majestic scenery and exceptional vocals are brought together in a magnificent production of dance and opera presented last December at the Grand Théâtre de Genève.

Aida
20-26 Apr 2020
From 20 to 26 April 2020
Aida
Mythical, mystical, monumental – Aida by Verdi

In this production, presented last October, British director Phelim McDermott creates a staging that has immediate visual echoes with the true, fatal and murderous nature of war.

Einstein on the Beach
13-19 Apr 2020
From 13 to 19 April 2020
Einstein on the Beach
An already iconic production!

The mythical opera by Philip Glass and Robert Wilson passes through the lively and delicate hands of Daniele Finzi Pasca: four hours of dreaming, thinking, letting oneself be carried away, hypnotized by the relentless pace and the poetic gaze of the Compania. A production hailed by all the international critics, from Le Monde to Le Figaro and Opernwelt.

Paron © GTG / Gregory Batardon
The GTG Ballet
6-12 Apr 2020
From 6 to 12 April 2020
The GTG Ballet
A week dedicated to the GTG nomadic way: the Ballet!

The company takes you on a musical journey with Minimal Maximal, to the Russia of fairy tales with The Nutcracker or the promise of a better world with Wahada. On tour or in Geneva, in company or in confinement, from April 6 to 12, the week will be dedicated to the dancers of the GTG and the teams around them.

Voyage vers l'espoir © GTG / Matthieu Gafsou
Voyage vers l’espoir
30 Mar- 5 Apr 2020
From 30 March to 5 April, 2020
Voyage vers l’espoir
A humanistic and artistically ambitious project, Voyage vers l’espoir inaugurated the launch week.

This new work, never performed before, was scheduled to have its world premiere on Monday, March 30. An opera about exile and hope, composed by Christian Jost with Kornél Mundruczó as director.

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