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Vadim Muntagirov will be dancing with Dorothée Gilbert in POB's version of Giselle on 2 and 7 June. Muntagirov is replacing Josua Hoffalt.

https://twitter.com/BalletOParis/status/732503621590351872

 

The forthcoming run of Giselle is sold out however return tickets become available occasionally, either on the ticket site for Giselle, or the ticket exchange forum ... and if they do, they go very quickly.

 

The 3rd scene of the ONP site shows a number of videos about productions, life at the opera, etc. Some are funny, some are intriguing, some give insights. One of my favourite videos is about the production and transport of the one backcloths for Giselle https://www.operadeparis.fr/en/3e-scene/giselle-the-walking-landscape.

 

 

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The forthcoming run of Giselle is sold out however return tickets become available occasionally, either on the ticket site for Giselle, or the ticket exchange forum ... and if they do, they go very quickly.

 

 

Please could you give us the link for the ticket exchange site, Duck?  Merci beaucoups.

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Is this the beginning of a trend? Isaac Hernandez stepped in for someone at the POB in a couple of performances of La Bayadere a few months ago. Whilst it's lovely that 'our' dancers are being showcased at such an august institution I do wonder why a huge company can't provide substitutes when a dancer can't perform for some reason.

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Is this the beginning of a trend? Isaac Hernandez stepped in for someone at the POB in a couple of performances of La Bayadere a few months ago. Whilst it's lovely that 'our' dancers are being showcased at such an august institution I do wonder why a huge company can't provide substitutes when a dancer can't perform for some reason.

 

Good question. La Bayadere also saw Kim Kimin guesting at POB in the role of Solor at the end of last year (and for which he, in fact, received the Benois de la Danse prize yesterday), and I recall both triggered a similar discussion on French ballet sites at the time.

 

I personally had hoped for Sebastien Bertaud, who is with POB, to be cast as Albrecht as replacement for Josua Hoffalt.

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I've looked there but can't find the appropriate category. What is it en Francais, si'l vous plait, MAB?

I don’t think that you’ll have much luck, but you can try here. It’s just general comments. Look for the exact performance, for instance “Giselle [ONP Garnier 27/05 - 14/06/2016]”. Key words, “billet” (ticket), “vendre” (to sell).

 

http://www.forum-dansomanie.net/forum/viewforum.php?f=2

 

At Paris Opera Ballet go here for to be listed for notification of returned ballet tickets.

 

http://boursechange.operadeparis.fr/ballets-onp

 

"Votre adresse courriel:" means your email address.

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I ran out of time to continue my above explanation. You have to register at the Paris Opera Ballet and for the moment you have to do it in french. I succeeded, but if you only speak english it might be quite difficult.

 

"votre adresse courriel" means your email address

"date de naissance" is your birthdate

"ville" city

"Pays" country

"nom" family name

"prenom" first name

 

“Une alerte par annonce” you are notified of each return offer immediately.

“Résumé quotidien” daily alert(?) or daily summary(?)

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My experience from seeing other productions at POB earlier this year is that a few more return tickets tend to appear on the POB site/ ticket forum one to two weeks before a performance, and even up to the day of the performance. Very little for Giselle so far though, and those that have appeared were all taken incredibly quickly. Good luck to those who are looking to get tickets!

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I've looked there but can't find the appropriate category. What is it en Francais, si'l vous plait, MAB?

 

They don't have a separate category as such.  People post ticket requests on the general forum.

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I ran out of time to continue my above explanation. You have to register at the Paris Opera Ballet and for the moment you have to do it in french. I succeeded, but if you only speak english it might be quite difficult.

 

"votre adresse courriel" means your email address

"date de naissance" is your birthdate

"ville" city

"Pays" country

"nom" family name

"prenom" first name

 

“Une alerte par annonce” you are notified of each return offer immediately.

“Résumé quotidien” daily alert(?) or daily summary(?)

 

Thank you so much for all this, Buddy. I can find the page where one requests ticket alerts but not the one where one registers with POB. Or is this the same thing? My French is up to doing this, I think, but your help is very much appreciated.

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You're very welcome, capybara. It was sort of 'hit and miss' for me. Somehow the registration form finally came up after I clicked on Giselle at this page. I may have requested a ticket or something similar. I can't repeat the process to help you because I'm now registered.

 

http://boursechange.operadeparis.fr/ballets-onp

 

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Tickets seem to be somewhat more available in the last year or so at the POB site, but you still have to start looking as soon as possible. You can usually get tickets through an agent anytime but the increase in price can be huge. You can call any major hotel on the phone and they can probably arrange this for you (or anything else actually) even if you're not a guest.

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Try this link here https://boursechange.operadeparis.fr/panier/panier#   (the link includes the "#" sign), click on the icon for the person in the top right-hand corner. This will provide a pop-up form. From there, choose the lower section "Nouveau sur la bourse Opéra" ("New on the ticket exchange forum of the Opera") to register with the ticket exchange forum.  

 

"Remplir le champ ci-dessous pour créer un compte" - Fill in the form below to create an account

"Indiquez votre adresse courriel" - State your email address

"Choisissez un mot de passe" - Choose a password

 

Once registered, this should allow you to set up the email alert for Giselle on http://boursechange.operadeparis.fr/ballets-onp#   by clicking on "Soyez alerte par courriel" ("Set up an email alert")

 

While the exchange forum offers alerts for tickets offered, the ticket site for Giselle https://www.operadeparis.fr/en/ticketing/29-Giselle does not provide alerts, so this will require ongoing checking.

 

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edted regarding the pop-up form

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No worries :) and sorry we haven't been able to help you complete the process yet. Are you able to share screenshots of what you see? Maybe this will help find a solution.

 

A note on the ONP ticket site for Giselle https://www.operadeparis.fr/en/ticketing/29-giselle - as and when tickets become available on the main ticket site, just to see where the ticket is within a price group, you will need to log in. This log in is separate to the log in on the ticket exchange forum. I would recommend testing the process for another ballet/ opera this season so you are all set up by the time a ticket does come up.

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They don't have a separate category as such.  People post ticket requests on the general forum.

That's what I find so frustrating about Dansomanie: no structure, just virtually everything lumped together. It makes it very difficult for me to keep track of everything.

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No - all gone now.

Alas.

 

Myriam Ould-Braham this Albrecht has not forsaken you. The good fight will continue. (Big Smiley!)

 

Thanks, capybara.

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  • 2 weeks later...

Some lovely pictures of Muntagirov and Gilbert are now appearing on Facebook and Twitter.

 

and enthusiastic comments about their performance last night, too.

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