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New production of Cavalli’s Ercole amante at the Opéra Comique

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 […]

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The Festival de Pâques d’Aix-en-Provence will be held from 4 to 19 April 2020

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 […]

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Two famous competitions soon in Paris

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 […]

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The great Jessye Norman dies at 74

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. 

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The Royaumont Abbey, training place for the voices of the future

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 […]

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Pianists are in the spotlight at the Orchestre de Cannes for 19-20 season

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 […]

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Happy cancellation for the soprano Sabine Deviei

Congratulations ! The stratospheric soprano Sabine Devieilhe announced a serie of cancellation for a very good reason as she is expecting a new baby ! She won’t perform as Susanna in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in November in Paris, neither as Queen of the Night in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte […]