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Leipzig, more than ever Wagner’s city.

Oper Leipzig is already thinking ahead to 2022 by announcing the programme of an International Richard Wagner Festival to be held from 20 June to 14 July 2022. The 13 operas of the local and international celebrity will be performed by great artists such as Evelyn Herlitzius, Jennifer Holloway, Lise Lindstrom, Manuela Uhl, Markus Eiche, […]

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Tugan Sokhiev conducts the Orchestre de Paris, finally

After two missed concerts at the Philharmonie de Paris due to health constraints on air traffic, the great Russian conductor Tugan Sokhiev will conduct two concerts with the Orchestre de Paris, on October 18 and 19, 2020. Two newly scheduled evenings with a suite of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake (in a revised version by Tugan Sokhiev) […]

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The essential Concours Voix des Outre-mer is back in France

While the Ile-de-France Final has just taken place in Paris at the Théâtre du Châtelet, the Concours Voix des Outre-mer announces the next dates of the third edition (18 November final Guadeloupe, 25 November Guyana, 3 December Reunion Island, 9 December Mayotte, 17 December Martinique, with selections in Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, New Caledonia and French […]

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MET:New York is devastated!

One of the world’s greatest opera, the Metropolitan Opera has announced the complete cancellation of its 2020-21 season. Even though the 2021-2022 season has been announced at the same time, it is obviously a shock for all music lovers who now fear a domino effect in the United States. Fortunatly, operas in Europe are still […]

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Musical trip : Magical New Year in the City of Lights

Paris undoubtedly attracts many enthusiasts of art, culture and music. In more than one way, the City of Light serves as a benchmark for the richness of its heritage and for a musical offering that has become exceptional. More than ever, this stay is conducive to an unforgettable New Year’s Eve with three major shows […]

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Sébastien Daucé’s Royal Night at the TCE

Created at the Théâtre de Caen (France) in November 2017, Le Ballet royal de la nuit (a reconstitution of the ballet danced by His Majesty Louis XIV at the age of 15) was so successful that a new tour is being organised. Directed by Francesca Lattuada, Sébastien Daucé directs his ensemble Correspondances at the Théâtre […]

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Lohengrin changes both director and format

The Leipzig Opera House, which was to perform a new production of Wagner’s Lohengrin by Katharina Wagner, has to adapt to health measures. On November 7, 2020, it will premiere the Wagner’s opera in a reduced format currently being edited by Prof. Schirmer (Intendant of the Oper Leipzig), Oper Leipzig’s head dramaturge, Dr. Christian Geltinger, […]

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In Paris, one musical less, one ballet more

While the Théâtre du Châtelet has just announced the cancellation of 42nd Street, the flagship show of the end of the year (postponed to the 2021-2022 season), the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées schedules a new ballet on Thursday 15 October 2020. The stars of four French dance companies (Ballet de l’Opéra national de Bordeaux, Ballet National […]

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No Tugan Sokhiev at the Orchestre de Paris

The Paris’ Philharmonie was supposed to welcome the great Russian conductor Tugan Sokhiev to conduct two concert series of the Orchestre de Paris in September and October 2020, but health constraints on air traffic prevented him from doing so! The good news is that the concerts will take place, with two luxury replacements: Esa-Pekka Salonen […]

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Concert and ballet performances are back at the Palais Garnier!

All the teams of the Paris National Opera are mobilised to welcome again the audience in the best conditions and in compliance with current regulations. A new programme of concerts and ballets is specially scheduled to be performed on the forefront of the stage, as the stage is still under construction. The performances begins on […]