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Jonas Kaufmann’s surprise at the Scala in Milan on Monday

On Monday 20th October 2020, the audience who were expecting to attend a performance of Verdi’s Aida at La Scala were unpleasantly surprised to learn that two members of the cast have been tested positive at Covid. The good surprise is that the performance has been replaced by a concert with… Jonas Kaufmann. The tenor […]

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Opéra Comique: New dates, new schedules

The curfew imposed to fight against the pandemic in Paris will not prevent the show from continuing. The major event of the season will be held at the Opéra Comique. The new production of Rameau’s Hippolyte et Aricie (in the expected production by Jeanne Candel) initially scheduled from 12 to 22 November 2020 is maintained […]

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Laurel wreath and baton at the Philharmonie de Paris!

One of the major September events was held at the Philharmonie de Paris with the coronation of Rebecca Tong, laureate of the first International Conductors’ Competition, La Maestra. Taking advantage of a concert cancellation, the Orchestre de Paris has the excellent idea of inviting the victorious conductor to conduct Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 and […]

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Two Mimì for the new Bohème at La Scala

In Milan, the 2021 season has not yet been announced but the productions are back in the temple of lyric art. From 4th to 17th November 2020, opera goers will be able to applaud Puccini’s La Bohème in Franco Zeffirelli’s famous classic production. As usual at La Scala, the cast is brilliant. Two Mimìs share […]

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Opéra Comique 2021, a dream season

Last Sunday, the 2021 season of the Opéra Comique was officially unveiled with the announcement of seven most enticing opera productions. As usual, contemporary creation is schedules with baroque operas and works from the repertoire of the 300-year-old institution. We will therefore discover Les Eclairs by contemporary composer Philippe Hersant (conducted by Ariane Matiakh and […]