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The Royal Opera and the Royal Chapel of Versailles season 2018/2019

When you attend a show at the Royal Opera or the Royal Chapel of Versailles, there is a some miracle and certainly a feeling of magic in the air. In the world, few places are as full of history and, above all, few historical halls are still able to receive opera, theater or ballet productions. […]

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A turbulent summer in Italy

Summer in Italy has been quite eventful. First, Alexander Pereira the famous director of La Scala in Milan has been brutaly dismissed (causing the cancellation of Cecilia Bartoli’s performances). Then, another great institution had problem with financial difficulties. General director and musical director, Fabio Luisi quitted the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Musical chairs, Alexander […]

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Robin Ticciati back at the head of the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin

On the occasion of the Musikfest Berlin 2019, Robin Ticciati begins his season at the head of the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin conducting a concert version of Antonín Dvořák’s masterpiece, Rusalka. Soprano Sally Matthews plays the pretty wavy with Pavol Breslik as Prince. The only performance will take place at the Berlin Philharmonic on September 19th. […]

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Lionel Bringuier named Opéra de Nice’s new Associate Artist

The talented conductor Lionel Bringuier born in Nice has been named Associate Artist by his hometown. During the 19/20 season, he will conduct 5 concerts with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice. For the first ones on September 26 and 27, 2019, great pianist Hélène Grimaud joins to perform Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G.

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Juan Diego Flórez plays Massenet’s Werther once again

His debut as Werther in Paris and then on stage at Zurich Opera was sensationel. Juan Diego Flórez performs now as the tormented hero in Massenet’s masterpiece from September 17 to October 5, 2019 at the Royal Opera House in London. The elegant Benoît Jacquot’s production also starring Isabel Leonard as Charlotte and Jacques Imbrailo […]

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

Benvenuto Cellini by Berlioz at Château de Versailles: 150 artists on the Royal Opera stage for the new season’s event opera 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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From 4 to 7 october : 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 […]