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Portrait of John Adams Weekend
from 10 to December 11, 2016
All programming

El Niño

John Adams
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Duration: about 2h28 with 1 intermission


John Adams
El Niño
livret de John Adams et Peter Sellars
Acte I
Acte II


London Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Chorus
Maîtrise de Radio France
John Adams, conducting
Joelle Harvey, soprano
Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano
Davone Tines, bass
Daniel Bubeck, contre-ténor
Brian Cummings, contre-ténor
Nathan Medley, contre-ténor
Simon Halsey, choirmaster
Sofi Jeannin, choirmaster
First performed in Paris in 2000, El Niño by John Adams is a  Nativity Oratorio.The subject is indeed the birth of Jesus, but told from multiple and often inhabitual perspectives.

Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie

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Porte de Pantin station
M5 Paris Underground (Métro) Line 5 3B Tram 3B
221 avenue Jean-Jaurès, 75019 Paris