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Benvenuto Cellini at Château de Versailles: the new season’s event concert

Benvenuto Cellini by Berlioz at Château de Versailles: 150 artists on the Royal Opera stage for the new season’s event concert Benvenuto Cellini, a comic-opera, describes the flamboyant destiny of the Florentine goldsmith, founder and sculptor, Benvenuto Cellini. Considered too modern and highly criticised when it was created, Benvenuto Cellini is finding today its deserved […]

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Discover the city of Naples in a new way!

Fascinating and captivating, Naples belongs only to those who know how to forget themselves. Its convents, castles or ancient palaces can be discovered in the bend of an alleyway or drowned in the exuberant Neapolitan life. Naples is full of hidden treasures and has a special charm, enhanced by its dominant position in the heart […]

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Discover the Teatro Massimo and the magnificent city of Palermo

Sicily is one of the most beautiful jewels of Italy with the dazzling Palermo in its heart. The capital, which has been influenced by Byzantine, Roman, Arab, Norman or Prussian influences, has a very special charm. Music lovers all know the famous Teatro Massimo, one of the greatest theatres in Europe, which alone is worth […]

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Alexander Neef named new director of the Paris National Opera

Habemus director ! The white smoke finally came out from the Palais de l’Elysées after several months of expectations. The name of the new director of the Paris National Opera is now known. Alexander Neef, the current general manager of the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto will succeed Stéphane Lissner from 2021-2022 season. M&O wishes […]

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Discover La Traviata by the incredible Italian Giuseppe Verdi.

In the sweet late summer of southern Italy, this is the perfect opportunity to applaud Verdi’s absolute masterpiece, La Traviata, in one of the most beautiful operas in the world! The Teatro di San Carlo is one of the most famous opera houses in Italy. It has always welcomed internationally renowned artists; Caruso in particular […]

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The International Piano Festival of La Roque d’Anthéron from July 19th

The International Piano Festival of La Roque d’Anthéron, the greatest piano festival in France opens its doors from July 19th to August 18th with 95 concerts scheduled and more than 500 artists invited! Among the world’s great stars, the fortunate audience will be thrilled to enjoy piano recital by Evgeny Kissin, Grigory Sokolov, Arcadi Volodos, […]

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Dressing the Opera

From May 25th to November 3rd, 2019 – Moulins For the Opera de Paris’ 350th birthday, the Centre National du Costume de Scène presents its exceptional exhibition dedicated to costume history in this institution, from the Palais Garnier’s opening in 1875 until its current productions in Opera Bastille. Designed as a wide panorama, the exhibition […]

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The Dresdner Musikfestspiele 2019: a rich 42nd season

The Dresdner Musikfestspiele (Dresden Music Festival) takes place from May 16 to June 10, 2019. The 42nd season is a particularly rich. Cellist and Artistic Director Jan Vogler has invited more than 1,500 artists for 56 events in 22 venues. Great artists will perform such as conductors Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla, Barbara Hannigan, Valery Gergiev, Antonio Pappano, […]