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MITO SettembreMusica : The famous Turin and Milan Festival

The famous Turin and Milan Festival, the MITO SettembreMusica will be held from September 4 to 19, 2020. As a precaution, the major international orchestras have not been invited this year, where 80 prestigious concerts are still scheduled starring great artists such as Ottavio Dantone, Michele Mariotti, Daniele Rustioni, Andrea Lucchesini, Enrico Dindo, Giovanni Sollima,… […]

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World Opera Day: Tous à l’Opéra!

Tous à l’Opéra! The French event will fortunately take place this season 2020. On Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October 2020, the French opera houses open their doors to all Opera goers and curious. The event especially important this year is part of the World Opera Day. The wonderful mezzo Karine Deshayes is the godmother […]

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Covid-19 : great Opera Contests postponed

Hard times also for the Opera Contests since the edition of the Long Thibaud Crespin Singing competition, scheduled for November 2020, the Paris Opera Competition which was supposed to take place at the Palais Garnier in January 21 and Operalia the famous Placido Domingo competition expected in October in Tel Aviv are all postponed.   […]

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LETTER TO THE READERS OF THE MUSIC & OPERA GUIDE

Dear readers, Each year, many of you look forward to the release of the new Music & Opera Guide around the World. As you know, the unprecedented crisis that we are still going through has considerably changed cultural life by imposing silence in the halls where classical music usually resonates. Even if Operas and Concert […]

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A rescue plan for the cultural sector in Bavaria

An example to follow ? The Minister-President of Bavaria Markus Söder announced a rescue plan for the cultural sector by increasing public spending on Culture from 90 million euros to 200 million. His statement “Bavaria is a country of culture” should be listened by a lot of leaders … Photo : Façade du Nationaltheater © […]

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Savonlinna Opera Festival : « Same same but different » !

Savonlinna « same same but different » ! Due to the coronavirus epidemic, the famous Finnish Festival in the medieval Olavinlinna castle had to postpone his summer’s festival until 2021. All six opera production scheduled in 2020 will now take place in 2021. The Gala concert starring Karita Mattila is also maintained. Verdi’s La Traviata, […]

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20-21 Season of Philippe Maillard Productions has been released

Philippe Maillard with his concerts serie Philippe Maillard Productions has established himself as a major and essential actor of classical and baroque music in Paris. The 2020-2021 season which has just been released will be special since it will be the thirtieth edition enhanced with some concerts postponed from 19/20. See all performances and book […]

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The Royaumont Festival still maintained

The Royaumont Festival stands! The general director of the Foundation Francis Maréchal announced: “Subject to health and legal context, we are planning a lighter program, one concert or performance per weekend. The Festival will be held from Sunday September 6 to Saturday October 31. ”   Photo : Festival de Royaumont © DR

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The Sydney Opera House starts its own Opera on Demand

In Australia too! The famous Sydney Opera House is closed like all the other theaters in the world but fortunatly he is also on the web broadcasting opera performances such as Lehàr’s Lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow) performed by the greatest Australian artist ever, Dame Joan Sutherland, to discover here.   Opéra de Sydney © […]