by Hector Berlioz at Opéra National du Rhin

"...Their approach - wittily designed, and costumed in Renaissance style as seen by the 19th century - admittedly creates its own coherence, and, judging from first night audience enthusiasm, transforms an unloved work into a popular triumph... "

F. Carlin - Financial Times 


"Upon reading the memoirs of Cellini and those of Berlioz, we understand to what degree these two artists with similar temperaments consecrated their lives to the creation of their “magnum opus”: for Cellini, the statue of Perseus, for Berlioz, his first opera, Benvenuto Cellini...."

A. Barbe & R. Doucet     (View Full Text)



Lighting Designer : Guy Simard
Photos : Alain Kaiser
Video : Opéra National du Rhin