Opera for Peace Academy Paris 2023 – Concert at the Eiffel Tower

24th April 2023

As part of our Opera for Peace partnership with the Ville de Paris we sincerely thank Patrick Branco Ruivo, General Director of the SETE – Société d’Exploitation de la tour Eiffel and Arnaud Ngatcha, adjoint à la Maire de Paris en charge des relations internationales et de la francophonie, as well as Nicolas Candoni, chef du bureau de la musique, for inviting us to the Salle Gustave Eiffel on Monday, the 17th of April 2023 for an unforgettable evening of music, unity and emotion.
 
This concert was the occasion to present the promotion of our second Opera for Peace Academy Europe – Paris 2023 – 13 exceptional young talents coming from 13 countries and 5 continents, chosen out of 180 applications, 6 continents and 48 countries with a varied repertoire accompanied and conducted by Kamal Khan, Opera for Peace Artistic & Musical Director, and staged by world renowned stage director Rosetta Cucchi.
 
A special mention to Opera for Peace Advisor, legendary south Korean soprano Sumi Jo for her extraordinary performance of Nella Fantasia by Ennio Morricone, embodying all of the values promoted by our organisation, and for her inspirational words.
 
Opera for Peace was very proud to be alongside our exceptional sponsors for this special event – our main sponsor the European Investment Bank (EIB) with the visionary Director of the EIB Institute Shiva Dustdar and her team from the France office led by Grégoire Chauvière Le Drian, the Fondation BNP Paribas led by femme de culture Isabelle Giordano & JEITO CAPITAL, as well as our 20 partners, including Cité internationale universitaire de Paris, and the embassies of the artists!