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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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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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Tugan Sokhiev conducts the Orchestre de Paris, finally

After two missed concerts at the Philharmonie de Paris due to health constraints on air traffic, the great Russian conductor Tugan Sokhiev will conduct two concerts with the Orchestre de Paris, on October 18 and 19, 2020. Two newly scheduled evenings with a suite of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake (in a revised version by Tugan Sokhiev) […]

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Sébastien Daucé’s Royal Night at the TCE

Created at the Théâtre de Caen (France) in November 2017, Le Ballet royal de la nuit (a reconstitution of the ballet danced by His Majesty Louis XIV at the age of 15) was so successful that a new tour is being organised. Directed by Francesca Lattuada, Sébastien Daucé directs his ensemble Correspondances at the Théâtre […]

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No Tugan Sokhiev at the Orchestre de Paris

The Paris’ Philharmonie was supposed to welcome the great Russian conductor Tugan Sokhiev to conduct two concert series of the Orchestre de Paris in September and October 2020, but health constraints on air traffic prevented him from doing so! The good news is that the concerts will take place, with two luxury replacements: Esa-Pekka Salonen […]

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Anna Netrebko reached by Covid 19

As she announces herself on her Instagram account: “I had two choices: stay at home or go back to work and risk getting sick. I chose and I have no regrets. I have been in hospital for five days now for Covid pneumonia and I will recover soon. I am not as easily affected. […] […]

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Franco Fagioli and Maxim Emelyanychev perform Handel’s rarity

The Atrides did not only inspire operas by Gluck or Richard Strauss. Handel composed an Orestes in 1734 which will be performed thanks to Maxim Emelyanychev at the head of Il Pomo d’Oro. Franco Fagioli as the tormented hero and also Francesca Aspromonte, Krystian Adam or Julia Lezhneva perform a concert version in Paris (Théâtre […]

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The city of Rome pays homage to Ennio Morricone

The great Italian composer passed away this summer and yet, his name and his music canno’t disappear. The city of Rome where he was born decided to rename the Auditorium Parco della Musica which is now called the Auditorium Parco Della Musica “Ennio Morricone”. A beautiful tribute to one of the major figures of 20th […]

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The martinian soprano Christiane Eda-Pierre has passed away

After Mady Mesplé’s death this summer, French lyric art once again is mourning a great artist. Soprano Christiane Eda-Pierre passed away at the age of 88 this Sunday, September 5, 2020. She began her career at the Nice Opéra in Bizet’s Les Pêcheurs de Perles. The Opéra national de Paris, La Monnaie de Bruxelles and […]