Venues

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Audition for the project Opera (e)Studio de l’Ópera de Tenerife!

Auditorio de Tenerife announced the dates for the auditions of the Opera (e)Studio project of the Ópera de Tenerife. The international auditions will take place from 30 November to 18 December in four cities in Italy and Spain: Parma, Palermo, Madrid and Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The chosen singers will take part in the eighth […]

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Wonderful concert at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées

On last October 22nd, the few lucky spectators present at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées attended a truly magical escape to Spain. The Paris Chamber Orchestra conducted by the Spanish conductor Antonio Méndez and the young and talented guitarist Thibaut Garcia paid tribute to Joaquín Rodrigo‘s famous Concerto D’Aranjuez. In the second part, the Paris Chamber Orchestra, […]

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Jonas Kaufmann’s surprise at the Scala in Milan on Monday

On Monday 20th October 2020, the audience who were expecting to attend a performance of Verdi’s Aida at La Scala were unpleasantly surprised to learn that two members of the cast have been tested positive at Covid. The good surprise is that the performance has been replaced by a concert with… Jonas Kaufmann. The tenor […]

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Opéra Comique: New dates, new schedules

The curfew imposed to fight against the pandemic in Paris will not prevent the show from continuing. The major event of the season will be held at the Opéra Comique. The new production of Rameau’s Hippolyte et Aricie (in the expected production by Jeanne Candel) initially scheduled from 12 to 22 November 2020 is maintained […]

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Gaétan Jarry four times in the news!

Gaétan Jarry, the musical director of the Marguerite Louise Ensemble, is no longer leaving Versailles. While Georges Dandin, the comedy-ballet by Molière and Lully directed by Michel Fau is announced at the Royal Opera of Versailles from 24th to 28th March 2021, the conductor will conduct on November 1st, 2020 Mathias Vidal’s Rameau recital  (also […]

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After the Metropolitan Opera, now the New York Philharmonic!

It’s a new tsunami that hits the city of New York. After the complete cancellation of the Metropolitan Opera season, it is the turn of the New York Philharmonic to announce that the concerts of this 2020-2021 season will not take place. However, a digital season is planned with the return of some outdoor events […]

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The big event of the new season finally arrives at the Nice Opera!

For a season opening and the beginning of his contract, the new director of the Nice Opera, Bertrand Rossi, strikes a big blow by scheduling for the very first time in France, a masterpiece of the 20th century. With its hypnotic rhythms, Philip Glass’ Akhnaten has already conquered audiences all over the world. Lucinda Childs, […]

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Laurel wreath and baton at the Philharmonie de Paris!

One of the major September events was held at the Philharmonie de Paris with the coronation of Rebecca Tong, laureate of the first International Conductors’ Competition, La Maestra. Taking advantage of a concert cancellation, the Orchestre de Paris has the excellent idea of inviting the victorious conductor to conduct Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 and […]

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Two Mimì for the new Bohème at La Scala

In Milan, the 2021 season has not yet been announced but the productions are back in the temple of lyric art. From 4th to 17th November 2020, opera goers will be able to applaud Puccini’s La Bohème in Franco Zeffirelli’s famous classic production. As usual at La Scala, the cast is brilliant. Two Mimìs share […]

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Opéra Comique 2021, a dream season

Last Sunday, the 2021 season of the Opéra Comique was officially unveiled with the announcement of seven most enticing opera productions. As usual, contemporary creation is schedules with baroque operas and works from the repertoire of the 300-year-old institution. We will therefore discover Les Eclairs by contemporary composer Philippe Hersant (conducted by Ariane Matiakh and […]