Les Étoiles, les Premiers Danseurs et le Corps de Ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris
The list of composers who were inspired by the drama of Shakespeare is long. If Gounod’s version created in 1867 immediately successful is undoubtedly because he managed to translate finely the drive for life of the famous lovers. Four love duets, a fiery waltz, luminous music and lyrical: the entire score trembles with desire and freshness. Who better than Thomas Jolly, one of the most ingenious of his generation, could celebrate this hymn to the youth?