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Each month, Mezzo presents its Critic's choice

Ravenna Festival concerts

From May 25 to July 11, 2017, the 28th edition of the Ravenna Festival will take place with theNeapolitan maestro Riccardo Muti. With its 8 monuments inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List, the Ravenna city will be transform into a formidable open-air stage with symphonic music, chamber music, opera, theater, dance and world music

Michel Dalberto plays Gabriel Fauré cd

Considered as one of the best pianists of his generation and as the great heir of French piano music, Michel Dalberto tackles the masterpieces of the greatest French composers of the 19th and early 20th centuries: Debussy, Fauré, Ravel and Franck. . « Gabriel Fauré: Piano Works » is the latest album, illustrated through a series of piano pieces and recorded last jJanuary ...

Jazz Sous Les Pommiers Festival concerts

 Join the party at the heart of Coutances with the 36th edition of the Festival of Jazz Sous Les Pommiers ("Jazz under the apple trees") that will take place from May 20 to 27, 2017. Ranging from the ‘New Orleans’ jazz to electronic music, including many street concerts and street shows. Famous international jazz musicians will be present, such as the Norwegian saxophonist Jan Garbareck, the famous American jazz guitarist Pat Metheny and the South Korean jazz singer Youn Sun ...

Like a Jazz Machine concerts

Dudelange, the Luxembourgian capital of Jazz is launching the 6th edition of the Like a Jazz Machine Festival from 25 to 28 May 2017 at the Opderschmelz. His wide range of current jazz music will orchestrate new creations, new talents and a mix of other genres and musical styles focusing on world-renown musicians such as Carla Bley, Joachim Kühn, Erik Truffaz, Paolo Fresu, Enrico Rava, Manu Katché, Nik Bärtsch, Nguyen Le, and also artists representing new trends such as Thomas de Pourquery, Joce Minniel, Shabaka Hutchings, Aki Rissanen, Yvan Paduart and ...

French May concerts

From the 1st May to the 30th of June don't miss the French May, one of the biggest cultural festivals of the Asian Continent.With more than 120 programmes presented: exhibitions, dance, operas, theatre, films, gastronomy and other special events.The French May has become an iconic part of Hong Kong’s cultural scene that reaches out over 1 million visitors each year

Beauvais Cello Festival concerts

The new edition of the Beauvais Cello Festival (Festival de Violoncelle de Beauvais) will take place from May 12 to 21, 2017. For the 25th consecutive year, the city of Beauvais will once again host the biggest names of cello under the direction of the internationally renowned cellist Emmanuelle Bertrand ! Since the opening concert, many artists that have left their mark on the festival . Anne Gastinel, Silvia Chiesa, Roland Pidoux, François Salque surrounded with l’Ensemble Sylf conducted by ...

the Music Festival of Sully and Loiret concerts

As in previous year since 1973, the MusicFestival of Sully and Loiret - that combines the musical meeting alchemy and the richness of historical places- will take place from the 1st to the 18th of June 2017!

For its 44th edition, 18 concerts will be organized in 9 cities of Loiret.

From baroque to jazz music , to romanticism and world music, you’ll have music for everyone with  young talent and renowned artists such as Avishai Cohen, Kit Armstrong and Renaud Capuçon.

'Alone' by Thierry Maillard cd

With his new album 'Alone', Thierry Maillard pays a vibrating tribute to the three giants of French chanson: Brel, Brassens and Ferré. He explores their songs and arranges them in his own way (piano solo) while faithfully respecting their melodies and phrasing.

Mâcon Symphonie cd

Every year in November is held in Macon, the opera arias & French melodies competition.

‘Mâcon Symphonie’ brings together 17 of these melodies, performed by four exceptional young singers that today are making a very good career and have left their mark on the jury and public thanks to the quality of their interpretation and their ...

In Concert! expositions

From the 24th of March to the  2nd of July 2017, the Musée des Impressionnismes in Giverny shows a wonderful exhibition dedicated to music called «In Concert! Musical Instruments in Art ». It  illustrates the close links that developed between painters and musicians at the end of the XIXth and beginning of the  XXth century  through  the work of top names such as Manet, Degas, Renoir, Morisot, Toulouse-Lautrec, Bonnard. 

Mezzo Cruise 2017: from Paris to the Anglo-Norman islands! concerts

After discovering the musical rivers of Europe, this year Mezzo takes you to Paris and London via the Anglo-Norman islands! We will discover exceptional sites and the itinerary will have several stops for exceptional performances: at the Opera Garnier, at the Chapelle Royale in Versailles and at the Royal Opera House, Londons.

Travelling with Mezzo means exchanging with the musicians aboard, but also meeting our team: our enthusiastic journalist Antoine Pecqueur, and Pablo Galonce, our programmer, will make you discover exclusive performances that were recently filmed by Mezzo!