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.
Heralding the arrival of spring this month, Monte-Carlo presents its annual festival, Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo, a celebration of music, song and dance.
For the second time in his career, Jean-Christophe Maillot - Choreographer-Director of Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo - has been honoured with the prestigious Prix de Lausanne Life Time Award, for his dedication to the world of dance.
The drama and tragedy of Benjamin Britten’s operatic masterpiece, Peter Grimes, is brought to the Riviera this month by Monte-Carlo Opera - with internationally renowned tenor José Cura in the title role.
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.