Die sieben Todsünden
Music by Kurt Weill
Libretto by Bertolt Brecht
After her studies of philosophy and literature Juliette Deschamps collected expierences at the theatre (amongst others with Roger Plachon and Nadine Trintignant), at the radio and in realizing a documentary film.
Her encounter with Lous Langrée, who is at the moment artistic director of the festival „Mostly Mozart“ in New York, opened her the way to music – and to opera. She made her way to Opera by beeing assistant for directors such as Werner Herzog (Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer) and Yannis Kokkos (Berlioz: Les Troyens). In the Production of Les Troyens she met the singer Anna Caterina Antonacci. With her she directed her debut production, Era la notte (A program with arias and lamenti of the baroque period) and two years later d’Altre stelle (with works of Berlioz and Gluck). Both productions were performed in several french and European cities.
In 2007 she got invited to Musée du Louvre to direct Le Banquet de Platon with Michel Fau, André Wilms, Jerôme Deschamps, Hervé Briaux and Michel Piccoli. Her production of Rouge Carmen, a spectacle musical after the novel of Prosper Mérimée with set designer Miquel Barceló at Nuits de la Fourvière at Lyon got acclaimed by the french press.
She enlarges her musical repertoire as artistc director of the French- American ensemble Moriartry (Naive/MK2) and was Co-signer of the last Clip of the new Album Le Roi des Ombres of Matthieu Chedid.
In 2009 Juliette Deschamps founded her own ensemble, La Scène du crime. This ensemble performs in the theatres Jeu de Paume at Aix-en-Provence and at Gymnase at Marseille.
Her future engagements in opera include amongst others Handel’s Agrippina with Fabio Biondi at Teatro Malibran in Venice and in 2012 Bizet’s Carmen at Wiener Staatsoper with Zubin Mehta. At Theater an der Wien her last work was in 2008 Era la notte.