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Sally Matthews plagued by ghosts

Having been acclaimed by the press, from 2 to 14 May 2024 La Monnaie in Brussels returns to the sensational staging of Britten‘s The Turn of the Screw by Andrea Breth, regarded as one of the greatest ambassadors of German theatre. The intrigues at House Bly with strange ghosts and a few apparitions will torment […]

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La Monnaie all in gold in Brussels

A major event of the season, a new production of Der Ring des Nibelungen is on the cards, with the first episode of Wagner’s tetralogy on show from 24 October to 9 November 2023. La Monnaie de Bruxelles is decked out in gold with Das Rheingold, conducted as it should be by its musical director […]

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Russian Tri-Jubilee in Brussels

As 2023 is a Rachmaninoff year (150 years since his birth), Bozar in Brussels is opening the ball with a Rachmaninoff Festival to be held from 2 to 5 February 2023. The four piano concertos of the virtuoso composer, his chamber music and his moving Vespers will be performed by the Belgian National Orchestra, the […]

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Les Beaux-Arts celebrated in Brussels

Brussels is a little paradise for music lovers with two emblematic places, La Monnaie-De Munt and the Palais des Beaux-Arts, which is celebrating its centenary this year. On 4 April 1922, the construction of a brand new building bringing together all the arts under one roof was officially recorded. The house has been inaugurated on […]

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Jean Rondeau performs the silence

While his recording of the Goldberg Variations is due to be released on 11 February 2022, Jean Rondeau will be performing Bach’s masterpiece in the prestigious Salle Henry Le Boeuf at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels on 12 February 2022. In the press kit he says: « I think I will work on the […]

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The new Director General of the Centre for Fine Arts

Brussels’ famous cultural complex, the Palais des Beaux-Arts, today welcomes its new Director General. Appointed last October, Sophie Lauwers has held several positions within the institution. As an Exhibition Coordinator and then Director of Exhibitions, she has always sought to build synergies between classical and contemporary art. Along with La Monnaie, Bozar is the leading […]