21 January, 2007

l'Opera Garnier

Tickets to an opera or ballet performance entitle the possessor a red velvet seat within the grandiose espace of Charles Garnier's belle epoque opera hall. Ornate woodwork gilded in gold and the weight of a six ton chandelier provide a pleasant contrast to the anachronism of Marc Chagall's fresco painting, washed like passing clouds atop the ceiling.

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