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.
With winter hovering on the horizon, we have the Riviera opera season to take our minds off those chilly nights, and this month we feature two very exciting productions.
Daniel Benoin is back in Nice this month, directing one of the world’s most famous operas. And predictably, his adaptation has a twist.
For the opening performance of its 2016-17 season, Nice Opera presents Mozart’s The Magic Flute - the composer’s foray into a world of fantasy and enchantment.
Opéra Nice Côte d'Azur brings its 2015-'16 season to a close with a new production of Cherubini’s Medea this May.
This November, famous French choreographer Pascale Chevroton pays her home country a rare working visit when directing Verdi’s master opus.
The next performance in the Nice Philharmonic symphony season features Dvořák’s tuneful Violin Concerto and Bruckner’s Symphony No 7. (more…)...