Family Concert

La Boîte à joujoux

Orchestre de l'Opéra de Rouen Normandie - Giedre Šlekyte - André Manoukian - Debussy

Giedrė ŠlekytėGiedrė Šlekytė © Olena Tokar
Opera de RouenOpera de Rouen © David Morganti
André ManoukianAndré Manoukian © Solene Renault
Grégoire PontGrégoire Pont © Anouar Brissel
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Sunday, 25 November 2018 — 11:00am
Families, for ages 6+
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Duration: about 1h00


  • Claude Debussy
    La Boîte à joujoux


  • Orchestre de l'Opéra de Rouen Normandie
  • Giedrė Šlekytė
  • André Manoukian
  • Grégoire Pont
Claude Debussy loved children—especially his daughter (nicknamed) Chouchou, to whom he dedicated many of his most beautiful works. In 1913, he composed a ballet for children, La Boîte à joujoux (The Toybox), on a scenario by André Hellé.
Coproduction Opéra de Rouen Normandie, Philharmonie de Paris


Claude Debussy : La Boîte à joujoux - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle (direction)