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Marie-Nicole Lemieux twice an enchantress

While the Chorégies d’Orange is focusing on her Carmen this summer, Marie-Nicole Lemieux will first enchant the Philharmonie de Paris on 9 January 2023, with the ensemble Les Épopées (then on 11 January at Bozar in Brussels). They present their new programme entitled ‘Enchantress’, in which the superb mezzo tackles the great tragic heroines such […]

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30 years of Aujourd’hui and contemporary music

The Aujourd’hui Musiques Festival, which will be held from 10 to 20 November 2022 at L’Archipel Scène Nationale de Perpignan, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this season. For thirty years now, the Festival has been honouring different contemporary musical writings, composers and their performers. This season’s programme includes composers such as Betsy Jolas, Kaija Saariaho, […]

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The unknowns of Puglia

The titles of the operas to be performed at the 48th edition of the Festival della Valle d’Itria have been revealed. As usual, the famous opera festival in Martina Franca, in the beautiful Italian region of Puglia, is offering little or no known works. From 19 July to 6 August 2022, the new artistic director […]

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Mozart hit by Covid! :

While a Covid peak is expected in Austria in the middle of Mozart Week, the Festival and its artistic director, the famous tenor Rolando Villazón, have taken the sad decision to cancel the 2022 edition of the Mozartwoche, making Mozart another Covid victim!   Book your tickets for a show in Austria.    Photo : […]

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The Italians are back in force at the Chorégies d’Orange

Two staged operas, a ballet, a film-concert, a recital, two beautiful concerts and Beethoven’s Missa solemnis, the 2022 season of the Chorégies d’Orange has been unveiled with many highlights. Cancelled last season, the Verdi concert with La Scala de Milano will take conducted by the expert Riccardo Chailly. The opera is back in force with […]

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Rossini to the Rossinians

As the programme for the must-see Rossini Opera Festival 2022 has just been unveiled, the great Italian festival that honours its composer has announced the appointment of its new artistic director, and he is not a stranger. Juan Diego Flórez is without doubt the greatest Rossinian singer of his generation. After being discovered in Pesaro […]

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Puccini 2022, his operas performed

The famous Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago has just announced the titles of its 68th edition. Madama Butterfly, Turandot, Tosca and La Rondine are the operas scheduled to be performed on the stage of the Teatro all’aperto from July, 15th to August, 27th 2022.   Book your tickets for Festival Puccini this summer here. […]

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Easter in Aix-en-Provence, the 2022 programme!

The superstar violinist Renaud Capuçon, Artistic Director, and Dominique Bluzet, Executive Director, have just announced the official programme of the 2022 Easter Festival. After two years of turmoil, the audience will once again be able to applaud the fantastic artists always invited to perform at this exceptional musical event. The list of guest artists is […]

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The Salzburger Festspiele awaits mid-December

The 100th edition of the Salzburger Festspiele, the greatest international festival, was miraculously able to take place in 2020, but since then the window has closed. Usually announced in November, the programme of the new 2021 Festival, which is scheduled to take place in August 2021, will be unveiled a little later in mid-December. No […]

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Festival de Pâques d’Aix-en-Provence 2021, grand cru!

The Easter Festival of Aix-en-Provence has just unveiled its 2021 season, which today makes it one of the unmissable events on the international classical music scene. The 2021 edition (from March 27th to April 11th 2021) will feature the big stars alongside the stars of tomorrow. Renaud Capuçon, the artistic director who is no longer […]