Beethoven

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Lisbon’s low-key venue

While it can boast a glorious past, Lisbon’s Teatro Nacional de São Carlos remains a low-key venue with a programme that European music lovers have been watching out for. The eighteenth-century theatre, located in the heart of the historic Chiado district, hosts only a handful of productions each season, as the institution has other, more […]

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Sacred Easter Festival in Aix

The line-up for the 11th Festival de Pâques d’Aix-en-Provence has been unveiled by Dominique Bluzet, the Festival’s Executive Director, and Renaud Capuçon, its Artistic Director, with, as usual, events featuring major international stars such as conductors Tugan Sokhiev, Daniele Gatti, François-Xavier Roth, Christoph Eschenbach and Jean-Claude Casadesus, pianists Alexandre Kantorow and Elisabeth Leonskaja and, violinists […]

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The Osterfestspiele 2020 in Baden-Baden pays tribute to Beethoven

From 4 to 13 April 2020, the Osterfestspiele, the prestigious Baden-Baden Easter Festival pays tribute to Beethoven with a remarkable Fidelio, directed by Mateja Koleznik. With subtlety and greta talent, Kirill Petrenko will direct the Berliner Philharmoniker and a distribution of great artists such as Marlis Petersen (Leonore) or Matthew Polenzani (Florestan). Also on the […]