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documentary NEW: La Sonnambula A documentary about Liège 2023 production

A documentary about Liège 2023 production

NEW: La Sonnambula A documentary about Liège 2023 production


This fascinating documentary takes us on a path to understanding Bellini's bel canto masterpiece La Sonnambula, through it's 2023 production at the stunning Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège, in Belgium. The opera is staged by Jaco Van Dormael, who adds dance to an already deep musical narrative, creating a dreamlike universe.

Delve into the works greatest arias as well as the highlight of this production, from its inception and libretto, to the technical challenges its score creates for vocalists. Antoine Pecqueur takes us backstage and reveals the secrets of this timeless opera, with the dazzling Jessica Pratt in the title role...


  • Giampaolo Bisanti | Music director
  • Jaco Van Dormael | Stage director
  • Michèle Anne De Mey | Choreographer, Stage director
  • Jessica Pratt | Singer (Amina)
  • René Barbera | Elvino
  • Marko Mimica | Il Conte Rodolfo
  • Marina Monzó | Lisa
  • Julie Bailly | Teresa
  • Ugo Rabec | Alessio
  • Benoît Delvaux | Un notaro
  • Violette Wanty | Dancer (Amina)
  • Aurelien Oudot | Elvino
  • Nino Wassmer | Il Conte Rodolfo
  • Rita Alves | Lisa
  • Martina Calvo Coggiola | Lisa
  • Johanne Saunier | Teresa
  • Anke Fiévez | Teresa
  • Josse Roger | Alessio
  • Michaël Hottier | Un Notaro
  • Chorus of the Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège
  • Denis Segond | Vocal coach
  • Orchestra of the Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège
  • Julien Eberhardt | Conductor
  • Enrico Cicconofri | Singing master
  • Véronique Tollet | Singing master
  • Antoine Pecqueur | Presenter


  • Directed by:
    • Yan Proefrock
  • Venue: Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège (Liège, Belgium)
  • Production date: 2023
  • Duration: 52 min
  • Production: © OXYMORE / ORW
  • Available version(s): FR, EN
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