At a time when audiences are longing to attend a live performance, Ballet Nice Méditerranée has, appropriately, selected a triptych of popular works with which to treat lovers of dance this month
The 2020 summer programme of the Festival dei Teatri di Pietra (Opera Festival of Stone Theatres) opens in Sicily this week with a production of Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana at the Ancient Theatre of Taormina.
After the preceding season, which was abruptly cut short, the two regional flagship theatres are playing it safe (but not boring)
Two exceptional musicians, an Italian and an Argentinian, fell in love, went forth, multiplied their artistic œuvre, and wrote musical history
The Chorus of the Sicilian Opera is most certainly making its mark on the musical, theatrical, operatic and symphonic output of the island of Sicily
You know the economy is really in bad shape when even a venerable institution like the Principality’s flagship museum is short of funds and calls for help
In a welcome initiative at a time when all theatrical productions have had to be cancelled, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo - in association with Monaco Info and France 3 Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur - are screening Jean-Christophe Maillot’s acclaimed production of Casse-Noisette Compagnie.
Taking on one of the most visionary novels ever written takes guts, and even more so in 2020 when fiction has very nearly become reality.
A new production of Tchaikovsky’s operatic masterpiece, The Queen of Spades, is in rehearsal at Nice Opera
Monte-Carlo Opera has announced that Italian coloratura mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli will become the first female Director of the Company when she succeeds Jean-Louis Grinda in 2023
One of the world’s best-loved operas, Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème, will bring some of the most beautiful music ever written to Monte-Carlo this month
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s canon of four books and 56 original stories about the “consulting detective” wasn’t enough for Collectif La Machine, so they added on to it...
Jerome Robbins, Gene Kelly and Jean-Christophe Maillot - three diverse and well-known choreographic names to conjure with, and three masters of their art whose creations will be performed on the Riviera this Christmas.
French author Sarasvati Devi’s new poetry and photo book explores the beauty of tranquility and the eloquence of silence
Think the most-performed play in French theatre history cannot possibly be reinterpreted? Théâtre de la Cité director Thierry Surace and his resident company prove otherwise