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The Voix des Outre-mer competition, even more open!

As it enters its 7th year, the Voix des Outre-mer competition is breaking new ground with a new award. The Christiane Eda Pierre prize will be awarded to the candidate from a friendly French overseas country. All you have to do to enter is live in a French-speaking country or speak French. The winner will […]

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A child prodigy returns to the TCE

Nikolay Khozyainov, a young Russian pianist and composer, will give his first concert at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées on 22 June 2024, where he will perform the French premiere of his work Petals of Peace, created for a Concert for Peace at the United Nations in November 2022. This will in fact be the second […]

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Jordi Savall and his Festival

Although he remains the world’s most famous gambist, Jordi Savall is an exciting conductor, leading the Hespèrion XXI ensemble in medieval, Renaissance and Baroque repertoire and Le Concert des Nations in repertoire ranging from Baroque to Romanticism. The great artist is also artistic director of a festival that bears his name. The next Jordi Savall […]

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Bar Avni a new Conductor’s name to remember

The third edition of the La Maestra International Competition for Women Conductors, held from 14 to 17 March 2024 at the Philharmonie de Paris, has just crowned Bar Avni. The 34-year-old Israeli conductor also walked away with almost all the other special prizes awarded during the competition: Prix des Salles et Orchestres français, Prix Echo […]

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Jonathan Nott rubs shoulders with angels and a saint

Conductor Jonathan Nott, currently the brilliant musical director of the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (whose contract has been extended until 2026), will soon be starring in a new production at Geneva’s Grand Théâtre. From 11 to 18 April 2024, Olivier Messiaen’s colossal masterpiece Saint François d’Assise will be staged by the Franco-Algerian visual artist […]

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A new title for Sir Simon Rattle

Sir Simon Rattle, the world’s best-known British conductor, who led the Berliner Philharmoniker for 16 years and the London Symphony Orchestra from 2017 to 2023, where he remains Chief Conductor Emeritus, will be the new Principal Guest Conductor of the Czech Philharmonic from the 2024/25 season.   Discover all upcoming performances featuring Simone Rattle   […]

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Comique brings together all the arts

Louis Langrée, the famous conductor and artistic director of the Opéra-Comique, is inviting all the arts to the stage of the Salle Favart where, from 9 to 16 March 2024, you can see ballet and opera. By bringing together Igor Stravinsky‘s Pulcinella and Maurice Ravel‘s L’Heure espagnole, he has invited the étoile Clairemarie Osta to […]

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A new Easter in Baden-Baden

Following the announcement that the Berliner Philharmoniker will be returning to Salzburg from 2026, Baden-Baden is calling on a new generation of artists to maintain its prestigious Easter Festival at the same level of excellence. In order to “broaden the European vision”, the Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest in Amsterdam and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra will take over […]

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A Parisian conductor in Cologne

The brilliant conductor Marie Jacquot becomes the new Principal Conductor of the WDR Sinfonieorchester in Cologne from the 2026/27 season. At just 34, she already has an impressive career ahead of her, as the current Music Director of the Kongelige Teater (Denmark’s Royal Opera) is also the first female guest conductor of the Wiener Symphoniker. […]

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No return for Gardiner

After the altercation that shook the entire musical sphere this summer, John Eliot Gardiner cancelled all his concerts and was due to return to the stage in spring 2024. The conductor has just announced that he is extending his absence while accepting full responsibility for his actions, which he says he deeply regrets. The Beethoven […]