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A world premiere launches the new season of the Royal Theatre of La Monnaie

A world premiere opens the new 19/20 season of the Royal Theater of La Monnaie in Brussels, on September 20, 2019. Macbeth Underworld by Pascal Dusapin is directed by Thomas Jolly and conducted by Alain Altinoglu with a brilliant cast. Georg Nigl performs as Shakespeare hero Macbeth and Magdalena Kožená and Sophie Marilley share the […]

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Akram Khan’s choreography of Giselle invited in Madrid, Barcelona and Paris

Akram Khan’s choreography of Giselle is overwhelming. With this spectaculor event, the English National Ballet is invited to open the dance season 19/20 of Madrid’s Teatro Real from October 10, 2019. The English company is also invited to perform Giselle at Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu from of April 22, 2020 before Les Etés de […]

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The New York Philharmonic’s new season is launched

Two major events open the new season of the New York Philharmonic. On September 18–21, 2019, Music Director Jaap van Zweden conducts the wolrd premiere of Philip Glass’s King Lear Ouverture, commissioned by the NY Phil. And on September 26–28, 2019, van Zweden conducts the US Stage Premiere of director, set and lighting designer Bengt […]

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Two great international cellists at the Dresden Kulturpalast

Conducting the Dresden Philharmonie, Krzysztof Urbański perfoms with two great international cellists at the Dresden Kulturpalast in October 2019. Cellist Truls Mørk performs famous Dvořák’s concerto on October 3 and 6. Cellist Jan Vogler joins the list of prestigous guests for the 50th anniversary Gala of Kulturpalast Opening, on October 5th.

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Verdi’s Don Carlo launches the new season of Madrid’s Teatro Real

Verdi’s Don Carlo opens the 19/20 season of Madrid’s Teatro Real. Nicola Luisotti conducts the production of the great Scottish director David McVicar. Three distrubutions alternate with Ainhoa Arteta, María Agresta, Francesco Meli or Silvia Tro Santafé, among others. Performances starts on September 18, 2019.

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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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From 3 to 7 october : re-discover the fundamentals of Paris!

Paris undoubtedly attracts many enthusiasts of art, culture and music. In more ways than one, the City of Light is a reference for the richness of its heritage and for a musical offer that has become exceptional. This stay is ideal for attending major shows in three iconic venues. The gold and velvet of the […]