This is one of the summer events not to be missed. Conducted by an impeccable cast that includes two artists from the original group in Daniel Lavoie and Bruno Pelletier, the musical still enchants nearly 25 years after its creation. On Tuesday, we got to see it during the Montreal premiere at the Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier.
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Could it be his own gift for his 60th birthday, which he celebrated last Sunday? However, Bruno Pelletier is as funny as a little kid as Gringoire.
The interpreter, always very vocal, opened the program to the warm applause of the public to explain the timeless Cathedrals time. The tone is brilliantly set.
Immediately after, with Homeless, the audience was spoiled by one of the most effective combos for an instrument. The work of Luc Plamondon and Richard Cocciante has not aged at all and is still powerful.
Much has been made of Bruno Pelletier’s return. Good name. The singer shows himself in good shape in such body paintings Fool’s Day And The Wall D’Amore.
But we realize very quickly how the talented actor is just one of many, as all his partners are very talented.
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Danielle Lavoie, who portrays the tortured priest Frollo, is especially present in the first act, which is very intense for us. You are going to destroy meThere we see all the agonies of his character.
When it comes to the ninth tableau of the first act, Angelo Del Vecchio’s Quasimodo is disturbingly vulnerable. Of course, one can only think of an explanation for this that Garo gave in the late 1990s. We believe in his Quasimodo.
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Globin (Jay) sits on a large steel beam and is well received.
The two female performers, Elhaida Dani (Esmeralda) and Emma Lepin (Fleur-de-Lys), also had their moments to shine, especially during their most beautiful duet. Beautiful like the sun.
Of course, we expected grandeur beauty, one of the most important pieces of our Francophonie. And we were not disappointed. Del Vecchio, Lavoie and Gian Marco Schiaretti (Phœbus) passed each other elegantly before finishing in unison that gave us chills.
As of this writing, the second act has just begun. But already, relying only on the first part, this can be confirmed Notre Dame of Paris A real success.
program Notre Dame of Paris Presented in Montreal until August 21. Production will move to Quebec, Sherbrooke and Trois-Rivières until mid-September. For all dates: notredamedeparis.ca.
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