Phèdre : « Quand mon amour
 serait sans crime,
En serait-il moins sans espoir ? »
Hippolyte et Aricie, acte I, scène 8 {Rameau}
photo : Laurent Lagarde, Ville de Limoges, 2013, La Voix humaine, Opéra Théâtre de Limoges

 

Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur

Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur

A « monument historique » classified building, the Nice Côte d’Azur opera house has a 1073 seat auditorium and a production centre, the Diacosmie, which regroups the making and the storage of scenery and costumes; the Orchestra, the Ballet and the Choirs thus each have their own rehearsal rooms. Every season, some one hundred high quality representations are programmed. Moreover, the Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur, whose Artistical Director has been Marc Adam since November 2012, has a national and international reputation. The Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice, conducted by Philippe Auguin, counts 98 musicians; as for the Ballet Nice Méditerranée, spurred on by its artistic Director Eric Vu-An, it counts 26 dancers, the Choir 39 choristers; as for the choir school, it brings together 40 children. Further, the Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur organizes cultural and social actions aimed at schoolchildren and students.


Address

Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur
4-6 rue Saint François de Paule
06300 Nice
France

Telephone

04 92 17 40 00 (administration)
04 92 17 40 79 (tickets office)
04 92 17 40 45 (communication)

General information

  • LEGAL STATUS :

    Régie autonome since January 2012.

  • MANAGEMENT :

    Managing director : Eric Chevalier

    Deputy director : Anne Ginesta-Valentin

  • BUDGET :
  • 20 < 30 M€
  • EMPLOYMENT (FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT) :
  • 200 < 400
  • ARTISTICAL MEANS :

    Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice: 98 musicians
    Choir: 39 member of the choir
    Ballet: 26 dancers
    Choir school: 40 students

  • TECHNICAL MEANS :

    Centre de production de l'Opéra de Nice, la Diascosmie

Technical information

  • NUMBER OF SEATS :
  • 1 073

History

  • YEAR OF OPENING CEREMONY :
  • 1885
  • ARCHITECT(S) :
  • François Aune