Venues

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Alexander Neef named new director of the Paris National Opera

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 […]

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The International Piano Festival of La Roque d’Anthéron from July 19th

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, […]

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The Dresdner Musikfestspiele 2019: a rich 42nd season

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, […]

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Massenet’s Manon with Piotr Beczala in Zurich

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 […]

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Le Postillon de Lonjumeau from March 30th in Paris

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 […]

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Bryan Hymel has withdrawn at the New York Met

Cancellation: After the Paris production of Berlioz’s Les Troyens, Bryan Hymel has withdrawn from upcoming performances as the Duke in Verdi’s Rigoletto at the New York Metropolitan Opera, due to personal reasons.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.