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BALLET DE L'OPÉRA NATIONAL DE PARIS

Friends of the Paris Opera Ballet in Quebec Committee
HONORARY COPRESIDENTS

Bruno Clerc
Consul General of France in Montreal

Nicolas Chibaeff
Consul General of France in Quebec

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Alban D'Amours

Doris B. Daughney

William D. Hart
Langlois Kronström Desjardins
Partner

Virginie Hotte-Dupuis
L'Oréal Canada
Manager External Relations & Philanthropy

Alain Lellouche
Jalinar International Corporation Canada
President

Jacques Robert
Conseil de l'Orchestre de la Francophonie
Chairman

The Honorable Anne-Marie Trahan

Philippe Turp
Attorney & Consultant
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Camille Le Bihan
Project Manager, sponsorship and events
514 849-8681, ext. 225
clebihan@grandsballets.com


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THE OPENING NIGHT BENEFIT-COCKTAIL:

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 6 p.m. at Piano Nobile of Place des Arts, followed at 8 p.m. by the premiere of Paquita.


A PREMIERE CELEBRATED IN GRAND STYLE


To highlight the Paris Opera Ballet coming in Montreal, an Opening Night Benefit-Cocktail will be held under the honorary presidency of Mr. Philippe Zeller, Ambassador of France in Canada, to which will be invited Paquita’s sponsors, members of the Ambassador’s Circle, Friends of the Paris Opera Ballet under the aegis of the Consulate General of France in Quebec City and Montreal, representatives from the governments of Canada, Quebec, the City of Montreal and France, Brigitte Lefèvre, Director of Dance at the Paris Opera, as well as the artistic team of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal and medias.


Les Grands Ballets would like to thank:


  • Members of the Ambassador's Circle:
   
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  •  Friends of the Paris Opera Ballet in Quebec:


Under the aegis of Mr. Bruno Clerc, Consul General of France in Montreal, and Mr. Nicolas Chibaeff, Consul General of France in Quebec City.


Étoile (1000 $ and over)
Susan Alexander
Anonyme / Anonymous (1)
Edgard Caillier
Liliane Colpron
Alban D’Amours
Doris B. et Ed Daughney
Desjardins Gestion privée
École supérieure de ballet du Québec
Lenore Goldfarb
Jean Grand-Maître
Guy et Christiane Hachey
Virginie Hotte-Dupuis, L’Oréal Canada
Industrielle Alliance, Assurance et services financiers Inc.
Joan F. Ivory
Sheryl Kennedy
Kiyoshi Kimura
Susan Kudzman
Pierre Laporte
Monique Leroux
Joan et Jerry Lozinski
Francis S. Maheu
Pierre et Véronique Riverin
Paul et Dominique Setlakwe
Adeline Simenon
Anne-Marie Trahan


Coryphée (500 $ to 999 $) 
Cégep Gérald Godin
Kinatex Sports Physio
Johanne M. Lépine
Evelyn Morales Del Rosario
Jean-Claude Savard
Tianyong Yu


With the generous participation of Constance V. Pathy, C.M., C.Q.

SUPPORT THE VISIT OF THE PARIS OPERA BALLET:

-JOIN THE AMBASSADOR'S CIRCLE ... Read more


As part of the Ambassador’s Circle campaign chaired by Mr. Philippe Zeller, French Ambassador to Canada, companies are invited to make a $10,000 contribution to help support these performances by the Paris Opera Ballet.


Members receive these exclusive advantages:


  • 4 tickets to the Opening Night Benefit-Cocktail, on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 6 p.m.;
  • 4 tickets (Parterre section) to attend Paquita’s premiere on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 8 p.m.;
  • Acknowledgment in the Honour Roll during the Opening Night Cocktail
  • Acknowledgment in Paquita’s playbill and on Les Grands Ballets’ website;
  • Acknowledgment in Paquita’s press releases;
  • Tax receipt for the maximum admissible amount.
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-BECOME A FRIEND OF THE PARIS OPERA BALLET ... Read more


Under the honorary chairmanship of Mr. Nicolas Chibaeff, the Consul General of France in Quebec City, and Mr. Bruno Clerc, the Consul General of France in Montreal, a major fundraising campaign has been launched, addressing supporters of this symbol of French culture, Francophiles and French nationals in Quebec, encouraging them to support this exceptional event.


Members receive these exclusive advantages:


STAR: $1,000 AND OVER


  • 2 tickets to the Opening Night Benefit-Cocktail on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 6 p.m.;
  • 2 tickets (Parterre section) to attend Paquita's premiere on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 8 p. m.;
  • Acknowledgment in the Honour Roll of the Opening Night Benefit-Cocktail;
  • Acknowledgment in Paquita's playbill and on Les Grands Ballets’ website;
  • Tax receipt for the maximum admissible amount.


CORYPHÉE: $500 – $999


  • 2 tickets (Mezzanine section) to attend Paquita’s premiere on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 8 p.m.;
  • Acknowledgment in the Honour Roll of the Opening Night Benefit-Cocktail;
  • Acknowledgment  in Paquita's playbill and on Les Grands Ballets’ website;
  • Tax receipt for the maximum admissible amount.


QUADRILLE: $250 – $499


  • Acknowledgment in the Honour Roll during the Opening Night Cocktail;
  • Acknowledgment in Paquita’s playbill and on Les Grands Ballets’ website;
  • Tax receipt for the maximum admissible amount.


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WHY SUPPORT THE PARIS OPERA BALLET IN QUÉBEC?

THE MAJOR EVENT OF THE 2014 FALL ARTS SEASON
Only in Montreal!
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  • 5 exceptional performances from October 16 to 19, 2014;
  • at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier of Place des Arts;
  • Audience numbers: 14,370;
  • Program: Paquita, with Les Grands Ballets’ Orchestra conducted by the Paris Opera Ballet’s conductor.

An event not to be missed
Paris Opera Ballet:
  • The world’s number one company;
  • The oldest and largest classical ballet company in the world;
  • Its last visit to Montreal dates back to… 1967!
  • Appearing in Montreal only, at the invitation of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal;
  • Presenting Paquita, the classic of the classics.
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THE PARIS OPERA BALLET IN MONTREAL, IN NUMERS:

  • 130 people on tour, including: 83 dancers, 25 technicians, 22 members of the artistic team
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  • 1,430 hotel nights;
  • 130 Paris-Montreal round trips;
  • 353 costumes;
  • 80 pairs of shoes;
  • 41 tutus;
  • 400 pairs of pointe shoes used in 5 performances;
  • 70 musicians of Les Grands Ballets’ Orchestra.
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