Event not to miss in Paris! The all-new production of Cavalli’s Ercole amante at the Opéra Comique from 4 to 12 November 2019 is ment to be one of the highlights of the international season. A conductor blessed by the gods (Raphaël Pichon), two irresistible directors (Valérie Lesort and Christian Hecq) and a splendid cast […]
The Festival de Pâques d’Aix-en-Provence 2020 will be held from 4 to 19 April. Considered as the French Salzburg Festival, it offers 29 concerts more than exceptional. Artistic director Renaud Capuçon has succeeded to invite marvellous artists such as Martha Argerich, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Valery Gergiev and Juan Diego Flórez, as well as the young and […]
A brilliant pianist in Aix-en-Provence, Lucas Debargue perform a recital on Saturday 19 October 2019 at the Grand Théâtre de Provence with a Liszt, Medtner and Scarlatti program. The artist has just released a new CD of 52 sonatas from the famous Italian composer. Photo : Lucas Debargue © Yann Orhan
One of the many great roles of Jessye Norman, Richard Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos by is performed at the Wiener Staatsoper on October 6, 8 and 11 starring Adrianne Pieczonka in the title role and Stephen Gould as Bacchus.
Two famous competitions in Paris! Legendary pianist Martha Argerich is the President of the 2019 edition of the Long Thibaud Crespin competition-piano to be held from 8 to 16 November 2019 in Paris. Her Vice-President is talented pianist Bertrand Chamayou also artistic director of the institution. The Chant-Piano International Competition Nadia and Lili Boulanger will […]
The great voice of Jessye Norman disapeared last night. The American diva past away at 74. Music lovers all over the world mourn the incomparable artist who touched a large audience with a huge repertoire from Mozart, Wagner, Verdi to Rameau, Purcell, Berg, Bartók or Michel Legrand.
Karine Deshayes, Philippe Jaroussky, Christian Immler , Natalie Dessay (who even found her husband there), Edwin Crossley-Mercer or the last two “lyric revelations” of the French “Victoires de la Musique”, Eva Zaïcik and Eléonore Pancrazi… There are countless great voices formed under the vaults of Royaumont Abbey, a real incubator for artists called to travel […]
In Cannes, two great pianists are in the spotlight with the first highlights of the the Orchestre de Cannes new 19-20 season. At Cannes’ Debussy Theater, on October 20th, 2019, Swiss pianist Francesco Piemontesi perform Chopin’s Concerto No. 1, and on November 17th, Rachmaninov’s explosive Concerto No. 2 is performed by French pianist Lise de […]
The stay is an enchantment for the eyes and the ears. During two visits, you will discover the unusual Venice of hidden courtyards and hidden views. You will dive into the Venetian musical universe of the XVII and XVIII centuries. At the Teatro la Fenice, you will attend a performance of Verdi’s La Traviata, a […]
Great event in Brussels on October 31, 2019, the Palais des Beaux-Arts welcomes the legendary German orchestra, the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden to perform an all-Mozart concert. Conductor Philippe Herreweghe conducts the last three symphonies of the great composer.