Agenda

Sylvain - André Grétry, composer

Thursday 2 June from 19:30 to 22:00

SILVAIN- ANDRÉ GRÉTRY, COMPOSER
JEAN-FRANÇOIS MARMONTEL, LIBRETTIST
RYAN BROWN, CONDUCTOR
IN FRENCH WITH DIALOGUE IN ENGLISH, AND WITH ENGLISH SUPERTITLES

Performances on June 2 and June 3 at the Kennedy Center Terrace theatre

Silvain (1770) was both a favorite of Marie-Antoinette in France and the first opera performed in New Orleans in 1796. Surprisingly, the opera’s story of family conflict and reconciliation also upheld the rights of peasants to use land owned by the nobles.

Tickets:
https://operalafayette.org/silvain