Notre Dame de Paris is a French-Canadian musical which debuted on 16 September 1998 in Paris. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Musical theatre is a form of Theatre combining Music, Songs spoken Dialogue and Dance. Events 1400 - Owain Glyndŵr is declared Prince of Wales by his followers Year 1998 ( MCMXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar) Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city It is based upon the novel Notre Dame de Paris by the French novelist Victor Hugo. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Notre-Dame de Paris is an 1831 French novel written by Victor Hugo. Victor-Marie Hugo ( ( February 26, 1802 – May 22, 1885) was a French Poet, Playwright, Novelist The music was composed by Riccardo Cocciante (also known as Richard Cocciante) and the lyrics are by Luc Plamondon. Riccardo Cocciante, also known in French -speaking countries as Richard Cocciante (born February 20, 1946) is a French-Italian Singer-songwriter Luc Plamondon (born March 2, 1942 in Saint-Raymond Quebec) is a French-Canadian Lyricist.
Since its debut, it has played throughout France, South Korea, Belgium, Switzerland and Canada. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea and often referred to as Korea ( Korean: 대한민국 tɛː The Kingdom of Belgium is a Country in northwest Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts its headquarters as well as those Switzerland (English pronunciation; Schweiz Swiss German: Schwyz or Schwiiz Suisse Svizzera Svizra officially the Swiss Confederation Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page A shorter version in English was performed in 2000 in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA) and a full-length London production, also in English, ran for a seventeen months. English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. Las Vegas ( Spanish: "The Meadows" is the most populous City in the state of Nevada, the seat of Clark County, and an internationally The United States of America —commonly referred to as the London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. The show has also been translated into Italian, Korean, Russian, Catalan, German, Czech, Spanish and Belarusian. Italian ( or lingua italiana) is a Romance language spoken by about 63 million people as a First language, primarily in Italy. This article is mainly about the spoken Korean language See Hangul for details on the native Korean writing system Russian ( transliteration:,) is the most geographically widespread language of Eurasia, the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages Catalan ˈkætəˌlæn ( català kətəˈla or) is a Romance language, the national and official language of Andorra, and a co-official The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. Czech (ˈʧɛk čeština ˈʧɛʃcɪna in Czech is a West Slavic language with about 12 million native speakers it is the majority language in the The Belarusian language, or Belorussian,(беларуская мова BGN/PCGN: byelaruskaya mova, Scientific: belaruskaja mova It has also been translated independently into (but never performed in) Swedish and Armenian. Swedish ( is a North Germanic language spoken by more than nine million people predominantly in Sweden and parts of Finland, especially along the The Armenian language (hy հայերեն լեզու hajɛɹɛn lɛzu —, conventional short form) is an Indo-European language spoken by the Armenian
“Notre Dame de Paris”, according to the Guinness Book of Records, had the most successful first year of any musical ever. Guinness World Records, known until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records (and in previous U The score has been recorded at least seven times to date (2007): the original French concept album, which featured Israeli singer Achinoam Nini (aka Noa) as Esmeralda was followed by a live, complete recording of the original Paris cast. Achinoam Nini ( Hebrew: Aẖinóʻam Nini also known by her professional name Noa, is Israel's leading international concert Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city A complete recording of the score in Italian was made, along with a single disc of excerpts in Spanish from the Madrid production. Madrid (pronounced in English in Spanish and colloquially in Spain) is the Capital and largest city of Spain. The original London cast album featured several of the original Paris stars, but only preserved a fraction of the score in English. The orchestral group I Fiamminghi recorded a CD of melodies from the score. A complete set of instrumental backing tracks has also been released.
ORIGINAL FRENCH VERSIONActe 1
LONDON VERSIONAct 1
ITALIAN VERSIONAtto Primo
Parlami di Firenze
RUSSIAN VERSIONAct 1
Всему Придёт Свой Час
The original production of Notre Dame de Paris made musicals fashionable again in France and, since its inception, has spawned a number of other notable productions. As part of the publicity prior to the Paris opening three songs were released as singles: Vivre, Le Temps des cathédrales, and Belle. "Belle" became a huge hit, and was named Song of the Year in France, and nominated for Song of the Century. An English version of "Vivre" (Live for the One I Love) was released by Celine Dion, and appears on the original London cast recording, even though she didn't participate in the musical. " Live (for the One I Love " is the second single from Céline Dion 's All the Way… A Decade of Song album Céline Marie Claudette Dion ( OC OQ (born March 30 1968 in Charlemagne Quebec) is a Canadian pop Singer
Director Gilles Maheu staged the show in concert style, with the principal singers standing downstage center, with non-singing dancers upstage providing visual, but not dramatic, excitement. The orchestra and chorus were prerecorded; the principals wore very obvious boom mics.
Critical reception outside of France has been mixed, with praise for the music and choreography, and general disdain for the English translation of the lyrics and the show's overall direction. Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city The Verona Arena ( Arena di Verona) is a Roman Amphitheatre in Verona, Italy, which is famous for the Opera performances London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city Théâtre Mogador founded in 1913 and designed by Bertie Crewe, is a Parisian Music hall theatre located in the 9th district Seoul ( soʊl is the Capital and largest City of South Korea. The Verona Arena ( Arena di Verona) is a Roman Amphitheatre in Verona, Italy, which is famous for the Opera performances For example, The Times praised the "doleful energy" of Garou's Quasimodo and the "occasional imaginative production touches: huge bells with writhing, upside-down humans for clappers" but concludes "Another Les Mis this isn't. The Times is a daily national Newspaper published in the United Kingdom since 1785 when it was known as The Daily Universal Register. " The Daily Mail called it "concert with dance, lighting effects and a lot of French singers throwing their hair around in a collective display of gravelly-voiced pique. The Daily Mail is a British newspaper currently published in a tabloid format "