In the year which celebrates the centenary of the birth of Prince Rainier III, Kazuki Yamada leads the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra in the opening concert of the 2023-24 season.
The summer season of Concerts at the Prince’s Palace opens in the Principality of Monaco this month.
In this updated version of Puccini’s much-loved opera for Nice Opera, director Kristian Frédric has brought the setting of La bohème forward to the 1990s - a time at which the AIDS epidemic, as opposed to consumption, was shattering both lives and dreams.
This week, the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic, led by Cornelius Meister, plays the Violin Concerto by Sir Edward Elgar - with Frank Peter Zimmerman as soloist - and Dvořák’s Symphony No 6 in a concert with the subtitle Pride and Dignity.
A beautiful lady, two suitors and a town barber who misses nothing - what could possibly go wrong? Plenty, it seems, as Monte-Carlo Opera presents Gioachino Rossini’s hugely popular Il barbiere di Siviglia.
This year’s celebration of the performing arts in Monte-Carlo - Printemps des Arts - takes place from 8th March to 2nd April
As of this year, Cecilia Bartoli takes over the role of director of Monte-Carlo Opera - the first woman to hold this position in the history of this opera house
For the final production of the year, Jean-Christophe Maillot and Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo have selected a work which was first staged in Monaco in 2007 - Maillot’s interpretation of the story of Faust
This year marks the centenary of the death of Prince Albert I of Monaco, and appropriately, Monte-Carlo Opera pays tribute to one of its early directors, Raoul Gunsbourg, who was appointed to this role by Prince Albert I in 1892
Nice Opera opens the 2022-23 opera season with Vincenzo Bellini’s La Sonnambula, a co-production between the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, Semperoper Dresden, Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur and New York’s Metropolitan Opera.
This week, internationally renowned conductor Michel Plasson leads the Nice Philharmonic Orchestra in a special concert to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of French composer, César Franck.