Le Chimera Project

— Vocal Ensembles

"Philippe Sly is musically irreproachable from the beginning till the end of the show. Expressive and easily projected, his deep voice, with an austere timbre, perfectly reproduces the dark atmosphere of the work"
Pierre Geraudie, Olyrix.com, December 17, 2018

"Far from building an overly sophisticated aesthetic Roy Rallo sticks to a precise direction of the actors, one that is demanding and inventive within the limits of a stage that is drastically stripped bare."
Bertrand Bolognesi, Anaclase.com, December 19, 2018

"The audience members who took the risk of discovering this version of Schubert’s romantic work were offered last night the gift a delicate, shivering flower."
Fabienne Faurie, La Montagne, December 13, 2018


From its inception in 2017, Le Chimera Project holds as its primary goal the creation of musical and theatrical performances that transcend the traditional concert hall experience. The group is an eclectic mix of Classical, Jazz, Big Band and Folk musicians in collaboration with a stage designer and director. A defining feature of the ensemble is that all musicians perform from memory and take part as essential players in the staging of a given production. In this way, we find a unique blend of the travelling band ethos with that of opera’s articulated . . .

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