Habemus director ! The white smoke finally came out from the Palais de l’Elysées after several months of expectations. The name of the new director of the Paris National Opera is now known. Alexander Neef, the current general manager of the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto will succeed Stéphane Lissner from 2021-2022 season. M&O wishes […]
The International Piano Festival of La Roque d’Anthéron, the greatest piano festival in France opens its doors from July 19th to August 18th with 95 concerts scheduled and more than 500 artists invited! Among the world’s great stars, the fortunate audience will be thrilled to enjoy piano recital by Evgeny Kissin, Grigory Sokolov, Arcadi Volodos, […]
The Dresdner Musikfestspiele (Dresden Music Festival) takes place from May 16 to June 10, 2019. The 42nd season is a particularly rich. Cellist and Artistic Director Jan Vogler has invited more than 1,500 artists for 56 events in 22 venues. Great artists will perform such as conductors Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla, Barbara Hannigan, Valery Gergiev, Antonio Pappano, […]
In Paris from May 7, 2019, the Opéra Comique once again is at the top of the events by performing after Bordeaux, Massenet’s Manon conducted by Marc Minkowski and directed by Olivier Py. The great director meets again the extraordinary soprano Patricia Petibon, one of the most accomplished performer and Py’s best actress.
A new production is highly expected at the Oper Zurich. From April 7, 2019, Massenet’s other masterpiece Manon will be directed by Floris Visser and conducted by Marco Armiliato. But the most thrilling is certainly the cast with the great tenor Piotr Beczala who a great Werther as Des Grieux and an ideal as the […]
The Vienna Opera House, the famous Wiener Staatsoper, is soon having a huge event. On March 21, 2019, Richard Strauss’ Rosenkavalier will be performed for the thousandth time. The most Viennese of all operas in Otto Schenk’s timeless production is directed by Adam Fischer. Adrianne Pieczonka performs as die Marschallin, Peter Rose as Ochs, Stephanie […]
He has just triumphed in Toulouse with his production of Strausss’ Ariadne auf Naxos, director and great actor Michel Fau is back at the Paris’ Opera Comique.After the perfect production of Ciboulette, he is now directing Adolphe Adam’s Le Postillon de Lonjumeau from March 30, 2019. This opera-comic is an iconic opera particularly famous for […]
Royalty: On March 29, 30 and 31, 2019, at the Versailles Royal Opera, Marie-Antoinette will be danced by the ballet Thierry Malandain on Haydn’s Symphonies conducted by Melanie Levy-Thiébaut leading the Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi.
Cancellation: After the Paris production of Berlioz’s Les Troyens, Bryan Hymel has withdrawn from upcoming performances as the Duke in Verdi’s Rigoletto at the New York Metropolitan Opera, due to personal reasons. Francesco Demuro, Matthew Polenzani and Stephen Costello replace.