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April of renewal in Toulouse

The Grands Interprètes series is spoiling its audiences in Toulouse by inviting some big names in April 2023. On 4 April, the Halle aux Grains welcomes the prestigious Budapest Festival Orchestra and its legendary conductor Iván Fischer for a Dohnányi, Strauss and Bartók concert with the star violinist Renaud Capuçon. Fans should not miss the […]

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Mahlerian youth in Bamberg

Renowned for its interpretations of Gustav Mahler’s symphonies (by Joseph Keilberth or recently Jonhatan Nott), the Bamberger Symphoniker is getting ready to host the seventh edition of the prestigious international competition for young conductors under 35 years old. Like the previous winners Gustavo Dudamel and Lahav Shani, the young conductors will compete for the first […]

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Berlin’s new Arabella

New productions punctuate the 2022-2023 season of the Deutsche Oper Berlin with some highly anticipated operas. From 18 March 2023, Richard Strauss’s beautiful Arabella will be portrayed by Rachel Willis-Sørensen, the rising star of the sopranos. Donald Runnicles, the German institution’s artistic director, is conducting the production by Tobias Kratzer, who is back after his […]

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Three Philharmonies for San Francisco

In 2020, Covid almost overshadowed the appointment of Esa-Pekka Salonen as Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony. For his very first tour, the great conductor has chosen three European institutions with which he has strong ties. The Paris Philharmonie (9 to 12 March 2023), the Luxembourg Philharmonie (13 March) and the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie will […]

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Riccardo Frizza does not forget

A regular guest of the Teatro Regio di Torino, the conductor Riccardo Frizza will conduct the Holocaust Memorial Day Concert on 27 January 2023 in Turin. In this regard, he states: “While remembrance of what happened is a universally shared legacy that is marked every year on this memorial day, I personally feel the need […]

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Faust to better serve Mozart

The great violinist Isabelle Faust has joined the English Baroque Soloists to perform Mozart‘s Symphony Concertante in E flat major with Antoine Tamestit and Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducting. Lucky audiences will travel to London, Budapest or Munich on 16 January 2023, the last date of a concluding European tour.   Your tickets to see […]

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Rattle, Salonen, Chailly, all at the Philharmonie!

January is a fruitful month for the Philharmonie de Paris, which welcomes three of the most prominent conductors. Sir Simon Rattle opens the ball on 14 and 15 January 2023 with the London Symphony Orchestra and two fine programmes, Sibelius/Bruckner then Beethoven/Stravinsky. The Orchestre de Paris meets Esa-Pekka Salonen on 25 and 26 January for […]

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Stéphane Degout’s Eugene, at last!

While Covid prevented him from making his debut in the role at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, Stéphane Degout will be Tchaikovsky‘s Eugene Onegin, at last! at La Monnaie in Brussels from 29 January to 14 February 2023. In Laurent Pelly‘s production, the baritone recently crowned ‘Singer of the Year’ at the International Opera […]

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Tugan Sokhiev in Toulouse not in New-York

Double news for Tugan Sokhiev obliged to renounce to come to New York to conduct a concert on May 10-12, 2023, because of a schedule conflict (James Gaffigan is replacing him at the head of the New York Philharmonic). On the other hand, the Russian conductor who presided over the destiny of the Orchestre national […]

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Schubert and Fray at the TCE

In 2023, the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées gives carte blanche to the pianist David Fray who has composed the program for three exceptional concerts on January 26, March 31 and May 26, 2023. For the Winterreise (26/1), he accompanies the great baritone Peter Mattei before a solo recital on 31/3 (with Liszt also on the program) […]