Alexander Nave, last year appointed as the future General Director of the Paris national Opera, takes office ahead of time — from 1 September 2020. This was announced by the Ministry of culture of the French Republic.”Given the unprecedented situation, which turned out to opéra national de Paris, culture Minister roselyn Bachelot-Narcan invited the President of the Republic to terminate the powers of the General Director Stefan Lissner in agreement with him and let his successor Alexander Nave to commence duties from 1 September 2020,” reads the official communiqué of the Ministry of culture. The handover ceremony will be held next Tuesday. Thus, at least one of the problems of the Paris Opera seems to be solved.We will remind, the situation worsened in early summer, when stéphane Lissner, General Director of the Paris Opera house 10 July 2014, announced that he is leaving the theatre at the end of 2020, six months before the end of his contract. His decision, he explained the serious crisis facing the main French theatre (“Kommersant” reported on July 22). Elected President Emmanuel Macron 46-year-old German Alexander Nave at this time was closely tied to the Canadian Opera in Toronto and not planning to move to Paris until the summer of 2021, the official start of term of his powers at Opera de Paris. By the way, the name of his successor in Toronto is not named, so technically it remains a remote Director of the Canadian Opera to the appointment of a new quartermaster.Photo: Elisa Haberer / Opera national de Rust, University of tübingen, where he studied classical Philology and modern history, Alexander the Nave directs the Canadian Opera since 2008. 2018-th parallel was artistic Director of the Opera of Santa Fe. Before that for four years has been the casting Director at the Paris Opera, the right hand of the famous quartermaster and personnel postulates Opera Gerard Mortier. Among his achievements in Toronto called a number of world premieres, in particular of the Opera “Pyramus and Thisbe” by canadian composer Barbara monk-Feldman (2015) and the Opera “Adrian,” written by American musician and singer Rufus Wainwright (2018); co-production with European theatres (Covent garden, Teatro Real in Madrid, the Bolshoi theatre, the Festival in AIX-EN-Provence), and the main contribution of the Nave in the Canadian Opera consider the creation of an educational program for young Opera singers (COC Ensemble Studio). As for creative ideas, the Paris Opera will return to work in full at the end of November: in the Opera the Bastile resume “La Traviata” by Verdi directed by Simon stone. By December, the ballet company rehearsing La bayadère Minkus in the wording Nureyev — this is the first great ballet by the artists of Paris for nearly a year without regular outputs on stage. Up uh��CSOs in both theaters stage work, the repertoire is limited to chamber concerts and ballet performances, the program which should be here declared. Earlier it was reported that the second half of the season 2020/21 will be no change in the way it was planned stéphane Lissner. Among the most anticipated Premier — “Queen of spades” by Tchaikovsky, staged by Dmitry Chernyakov. Fully independent and the first season of the new team of Alexander of the Nave must be the season of 2021/22.Maria Sidelnikova, Paris