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PARIS OPERA BALLET

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
Riva Khanna
Coordinator, donations and volunteering
514 849-8681, ext. 255
rkhanna@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 sponsors, donors of the Ambassador’s Circle, 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.

SUPPORT THE VISIT OF THE PARIS OPERA BALLET: BECOME A FRIEND OF THE PARIS OPERA BALLET
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

  • Acknowledgment in the official evening program;
  • Acknowledgment in the Honour Roll of the Opening Night Benefit-Cocktail;
  • A tax receipt for the admissible amount;
  • 2 tickets in the Parterre section for the premiere on October 16, 2014;
  • 2 VIP tickets to the Opening Night Benefit-Cocktail on October 16, 2014.

CORYPHÉE: $500 – $999

  • Acknowledgment in the official evening program;
  • Acknowledgment in the Honour Roll of the Opening Night Benefit-Cocktail;
  • A tax receipt for the admissible amount;
  • 2 tickets in the Mezzanine section for the premiere on October 16, 2014.

QUADRILLE: $250 – $499

  • Acknowledgment in the official evening program;
  • Acknowledgment in the Honour Roll of the Opening Night Benefit-Cocktail;
  • A tax receipt for the 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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