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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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Daniel Barenboim: in Berlin but not in Paris, Athens or Vienna

In the current situation with the complexity of traveling, Daniel Barenboim is forced to cancel the tour around Beethoven’s symphonies scheduled from November 6 to 22, 2020 in Paris, Athens and Vienna. It is possible to attend a Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 perforrmance conducted by Barenboim with the Staatskapelle Berlin. The concert is still scheduled […]

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Marlis Petersen in the Dead City

Recently awarded Artist of the Year by the German magazine Opernwelt, the divine soprano Marlis Petersen once again takes on the role of Marietta in Korngold’s Die tote Stadt at the Brussels La Monnaie-De Munt from 22 October 2020. Her partner is no longer Jonas Kaufmann, as in Munich, but Roberto Saccà, who performs as […]

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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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Anna Netrebko, one more time!

On 11 November 2020, the Philharmonie de Paris welcomes Anna Netrebko. The superstar soprano with mezzo Elena Maximova, pianist Malcolm Martineau and violinist Giovanni Andrea Zanon performs melodies, Songs and Lieder by Rachmaninov, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, Strauss, Debussy, Fauré, Charpentier, Offenbach, Bridge, Leoncavallo and Dvorák. Given the new distances rules, the Grande Salle Pierre Boulez can […]

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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 […]