It’s festival time on the French Riviera! The Festival Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo took place in March, May is the month of the Cannes Film Festival, and in June, the Principality of Monaco hosts the 59th Monte-Carlo Television Festival
Charles Gounod’s Faust takes the spotlight at Opera Nice this month
There’s always something new and interesting emerging from the rehearsal studios of Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, so it’s with keen anticipation that we await not just one but two World Premieres which make up the programme Corpus later this month.
Happy days! Spring is here, and with it comes the annual Festival Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo, opening on 15th March.
In a departure from the more traditional fare of 18th & 19th century operas which characterise the 2018-2019 season, Nice Opera presents Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress - a new production for the Company.
Nice Opera opens 2019 with a production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni - an eminently popular work, recounting the escapades and ultimate downfall of the fictional libertine Don Juan.
It’s opera season again on the Côte d’Azur, and both Monte-Carlo Opera and Opera Nice open their 2018-19 programmes with works by French composers.
Ballet Nice Méditerranée, under the direction of Eric Vu-An, opens the 2018-2019 season with three diverse works from choreographers Uwe Scholz, Rudi van Dantzig and Robert North.
The Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2018-19 season opens this month, with Principal Conductor and Artistic Director Kazuki Yamada directing a programme of music by Verdi, Shostakovich and Beethoven.
The opening concert of the Nice Philharmonic 2018-19 season celebrates the bicentennial of the birth of French composer, Charles Gounod.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of the man regarded as one of the greatest film and theatre directors of the 20th century, Ingmar Bergman.
In the penultimate concert of the 2017-18 Grande Saison series, the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra pays tribute to the genius of Leonard Bernstein in the year of his Centennial, with two works by the American composer and conductor.
Another fantastic season comes to an end at Opéra Nice Côte d'Azur this May, with a staging of Nabucco, one of Verdi's best known and loved works.
Ballet Nice Méditerranée celebrates the Jerome Robbins Centennial this month with his delightful ballet, En Sol, along with works by two contemporary artists, Oscar Aráiz and Dwight Rhoden.