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Rare Richard Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten at the TCE

Rarely performed, one of Richard Strauss’s great masterpieces, Die Frau ohne Schatten (La Femme sans ombre) will be conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, on February 17, 2020 (at 6.30 p.m.). At the head of the Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest, the great chef, current musical director of the New York Metropolitan Opera, has […]

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Conductor Mikko Franck is facing a new cancellation

Unfortunatly for health reasons, conductor Mikko Franck is facing a new cancellation serie. He is forced to cancel his visit to the Wiener Staatsoper in January 2020. Dennis Russell Davies replaces to conduct Richard Strauss’s Salome and Jonathan Darlington to conduct Verdi’s Otello.   Photo : Mikko Franck © Christophe Abramowitz  

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The 2020 program of the Aix-en-Provence International Lyric Art Festival has been announced!

The 2020 program of the Aix-en-Provence International Lyric Art Festival has just been officially announced. Five staged operas are scheduled: Berg’s Wozzeck conducted by Simon Rattle, a traditional Mozart masterpiece with Così fan tutte directed by the unconventional Dmitri Tcherniakov, the brilliant Rimsky-Korsakov’s Golden Cockerel directed by the great Barrie Kosky, a great baroque masterpiece […]

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Jean-Marie Blanchard named as new General Director of the Cannes Orchestra

After the appointment of Benjamin Levy as musical director in 2016, the good energy of the Cannes Orchestra is confirmed with the nomination of a new General Director. Jean-Marie Blanchard has been appointed since January 1, 2020. He has been artistic advisor at the Théâtre du Châtelet then general administrator of the Opéra national in […]

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Exceptional trilogy of Mozart in Brussels and Parlemo

Two major opera houses coproduce an exceptional trilogy. From February 18 to March 28, 2020 at La Monnaie-De Munt in Brussels then from September 15 to 26, 2020 at the Teatro Massimo di Palermo, the three Mozart-Da Ponte masterpieces will be staged by Clarac-Delœuil. Their very interesting idea is to have the stories of Nozze […]

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Corselli’s Aquiles en Esciros at the Teatro Real in Madrid

When the Teatro Real in Madrid revives its prestige, it plans things very big. By performing Corselli’s Aquiles en Esciros from March 17 to March 27, 2020, the first scene of Spain unearths a composer who was chapel master at the court in Madrid. The very famous castrato Farinelli performed as Aquiles. Today the incredible […]

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La Dame Blanche on the bill at the Opéra Comique

Viens gentille Dame… The next masterpiece to be performed at the Opéra Comique from February 20 to March 01, 2020, is the exquisite François-Adrien Boieldieu’s La Dame Blanche with, as always, an exceptional distribution. The great success of the Opera Comique with more than 1,000 performances, had a revival in 1997 at Paris’ Salle Favart […]