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Great conductor Alain Altinoglu twice in the News !

Great conductor Alain Altinoglu is twice in the News because he has just been appointed chief conductor of the hr-Sinfonieorchester Frankfurt (from season 2021-2022) and his contract as music director of Monnaie/De Munt in Brussels has just extended till 2025. This is great news!   Photo : Alain Altinoglu © Marco Borggreve

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The emblematic Messager’s Fortunio at the Opéra Comique

The 2019 season ends in style at the Opéra Comique with the revival of an emblematic production (from December 12, 2019). Premiered in 2009, Messager’s Fortunio on a libretto by famous French writer Alfred de Musset was directed by Mr. Denis Podalydès from the Comédie Française. This was his first steps at the Opera and […]

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Work in progress at Lincoln Center

Work in progress at Lincoln Center! The David Geffen Hall, which hosts the New York Philharmonic concerts, is about to be refurbished to transform the concert hall and all public spaces, enhancing the acoustic and concertgoing experience. The all will be closed on May to October 2022 and May 2023 to February 2024. The inauguration […]

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The Opéra Comique launches its first crowdfunding campaign

The Opéra Comique launches its first crowdfunding campaign to the benefit of the Maîtrise Populaire. The Maitrise Populaire de l’Opéra Comique offers a multidisciplinary training of excellence for pupils from different social origins and not necessarily musicians yet. It is open to young people from 8 to 25. Until January 14, 2020, you can donate […]

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The great Latvian conductor Mariss Jansons passed away at 76

At 76, great Latvian conductor Mariss Jansons passed away this weekend. Great artist, he has been Principal Conductor of prestigious orchestras such as the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest and finally the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks. This is a great loss for Classical Music.