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Performances and bookings for the Paris National Opera are resuming!

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 from Tuesday 15 December 2020. On the stage of the Opéra Bastille, discover Nureyev’s ballet La Bayadère from 15 December, the great classic Bizet’s Carmen from 16 December, and Verdi’s […]

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All present at La Scala, except Jonas!

December 7th is the traditional date of the grand season opening at La Scala in Milan, the temple of the Opera. The pandemic still present don’t allow the performances to take place, yet a great concert will be performed this evening, broadcast on Rai 1, Radio 3 and Raiplay. Under the direction of the master […]

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The Salzburger Festspiele awaits mid-December

The 100th edition of the Salzburger Festspiele, the greatest international festival, was miraculously able to take place in 2020, but since then the window has closed. Usually announced in November, the programme of the new 2021 Festival, which is scheduled to take place in August 2021, will be unveiled a little later in mid-December. No […]

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Visiting the Lyon Opera House is possible

While waiting for the return of the audience in the Opera of Lyon, the famous building rehabilitated between 1989 and 1993 by Jean Nouvel can be visited. It is a safe stroll as it remains virtual. Discover it here, while waiting…   Photo : Opéra de Lyon © Franchella Stofleth

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The Ring in Paris, against all odds!

It will be behind closed doors, but the performances of Wagner’s Ring conducted by Philippe Jordan at the head of the Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Paris will take place at the Opéra Bastille. On December 26, 28, 30 et January 2 (8 pm), the prestigious cast including Lise Davidsen, Iain Paterson, Andreas Schager, Ricarda […]

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The season continues in Montpellier!

In the spring of 2020, the Opéra Orchestre Montpellier offered online concerts still available on the institution’s Youtube channel. This offer will soon be enriched with new performances to come, replay or exclusively online concerts, new podcasts, and other surprises are expected…   Photo : Opéra Orchestre Montpellier DR / Bureau des Congrès-Montpellier

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In Zurich, it’s free!

While the streaming is resuming, the Zurich Opera House is offering some recent productions such as Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda with Diana Damrau and Salome Jicia free of charge on its replay. To be discovered from Friday 20 to Sunday 22 November 2020.   Photo : Opernhaus Zurich © Dominic Büttne

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Symphony and opera at the Philharmonie de Paris

The Orchestre de Paris does not give up and offers its live concerts on Philharmonie Live. Recorded without an audience, performances will then be available free of charge until 18 May 2021. A symphonic programme on Wednesday 18 November 2020 at 8.30 pm, the famous Australian conductor Simone Young (replacing Klaus Mäkelä who is unable […]

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Simon Boccanegra will definitly be in Zurich

While in Switzerland no date for the return of the performances on stage has been announced, the Zurich Opera is nevertheless welcoming Simon Boccanegra, who will be broadcast live on 6 December at 5 pm on ARTE TV and then available on the channel’s platform. In the title role of the great Verdi opera conducted […]

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The Komische Oper Berlin keeps hope alive

Directed by Barrie Kosky, one of the most exciting theatres in Europe, the Komische Oper Berlin remains hopeful and announces its reopening in December. On the schedule are two new productions, first Mondnacht (a pasticcio on Schumann’s Lieder) and above all Gluck’s Iphigenie en Tauride with Nadja Mchantaf in the much-anticipated direction of Barrie Kosky […]