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Ravenna 2018 : We have a dream concerts

The city of Ravenna turns into an extraordinary stage with over 50 days of events, 20 venues, 1000 artists: this year’s Festival pays homage to Martin Luther King with a multidisciplinary programme exploring the contribution of the US to music as we know it, while it celebrates the resistance of arts to oppression. 

Motherland - David Aaron Carpenter cd

For his second Warner Classics album, David Aaron Carpenter – “a star violist” in the words of the Los Angeles Times and judged “in a league with the best" by The Philadelphia Inquirer – brings together Dvořák, Bartók, Walton and the contemporary Ukrainian-American Alexey Shor. The works set span a wide geography and more than a century, but Carpenter sees them as sharing “a longing for the homeland … 

Penderecki Festival cd concerts

Within the framework of the Jubilee festival dedicated to Krzysztof Penderecki’s 85th anniversary the Armenian audience will enjoy Penderecki’s amazing Symphony No.7 “Seven Gates of Jerusalem” ...

Christmas is on its way with Music & Opera concerts

Discover Music & Opera gift card; they are perfect for every music lover! Offering the possibility to attend a wonderful performance has never been so simple...

Cruise Mezzo 2018 : towards Spitzbergen ! concerts

This year, Mezzo takes you to the North with Antoine Pecqueur! June 18th to 19th 2018, come and enjoy a musical cruise along Bergen, the Lofoten Islands, Magdalenafjorden, as far as the amazing Spitzberg and its polar bears!

Festival Notes d'Automne 2017 concerts

Every year, Autumn is beautiful in Perreux and further! Music & Literature go together with the Festival Notes d'Automne, coming back for its 9th edition full of promises with Patricia Petibon, Robin Renucci, Sandrine Bonnaire, François-René Duchâble, Michaël Levinas...

New season at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège concerts

The Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège proposes an original lyrical offer, with brand new productions and certain successes! This season reveals many new pieces along with nine great opera spectacles, among which 8 new productions and a focus on the Italian repertoire.

A brand new Greek National Opera concerts

A new era for the Greek National Opera begins at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center. It's starts with Richard Strauss' Elektra conducted by Vassilis Christopoulos and directed by Yannis Kokkos. 15-31 October.

Les Dissonances - Season 2017-2018 concerts

Under the artistic direction of David Grimal, Les Dissonances gather musicians from the greatest European stages in order to experiment a new way of playing together without any conductor. They will play Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring at la Philharmonie de Paris on October 26th.

Music in Old Cracow 2017 concerts

Music in Old Cracow stands as one of the oldest Polish festivals, celebrating its 42nd anniversary! From the oldest to contemporary music, the concerts take place in various historical venues, that allows to see the most beautiful places in Cracow, in addition to providing the best musical impressions.

27th Festival of New Talents and Guests concerts

Villers-sur-Mer is full of promises with this new edition from August 16th - 22th! The 27th Festival of New Talents and Guests and its wonderful setting will have 8 concerts including this year the famous cellist Edgar Moreau, but also a lot a workshops for children and families...

Puplinge Classique Festival concerts

From July 15 to August 19, discover the program of the 8th edition of the Puplinge Classique Festival! The festivities will begin with a Slavic intonations concert: Janáček, Dvořák, Smetana, Kukal and Slavický!

Menton Festival concerts

Created in 1950 by André Böröcz, the Music Festival of Menton is one of the oldest and most prestigious festivals in Europe. This year again the city of Menton will host from 29 July to 13 August the greatest artists of the world in sublime places including the Square of the Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel.

Beyond Flamenco dvd

We were looking forward to the release of the DVD of "Beyond Flamenco" from one of the most prestigious Spanish directors, Carlos Suara ! And the big day has arrived, you’ll live a real musical adventure and you’ll plunge into the heart of the Spanish traditional dance "La Jota of Aragon"!

Istanbul Jazz Festival concerts

Be ready for the 24th edition of the Istanbul Jazz Festival  taking place from July 4-21, 2017 ! It will be held  at various locations across the city with the biggest world-class jazz artists  such as Jacky Terrasson, Taksim Trio or Roberto Fonseca... but watch out, tickets are difficult to obtain ! 

Jazz à Sète concerts

For its new edition, the Jazz à Sète festival offers us a program of madness and full of surprises that will last 7 days from July 13 to 30! Including Jonny McGabe, Donny Mc Caslin, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, De La Soul, Ed Motta, Bireli Lagrene, Robert Glasper Experiment ... and also the talented South Korean jazz singer Youn Sun Nah on July 17!

Wratislavia Cantans concerts

Founded in 1966 by the Polish conductor Andrzej Markowski, the International Festival Wratislavia Cantans is one of the most important European events in the field of classical music. The programme of the 52nd edition will include important works by European composers, performed by the most exceptional artists such as Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Giovanni Antonini, Teodor Currentzis, Ottavio Dantone and many more. From September 7 to 17, 2017



Colmar International Festival concerts

Let’s go to Alsace for a musical adventure with the authentic "Colmar International Festival" from 5 to 14 July! Every year the festival pays tribute to a world-renowned artist. For the 29th edition, it is the turn of the conductor Michel Plasson to be celebrate, one of the emblematic figures of the French and international musical life of the last decades!


Montreal International Jazz Festival concerts

The largest jazz festival of the world will take place from June 28 to July 8 2017! The North America's French-speaking metropolis will be, as every year for 30 years, the meeting place jazz music lovers but also for others with blues, rock, reggae, folk and electro music! Great festivities are planned, over 500 concerts (two-thirds free), all of them presented in 11 days on 20 different scenes!

The 45th Istanbul Music Festival concerts

The 45th Istanbul Music Festival, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) will be held under the theme of “Unusual”, from 29 May to 21 June 2017 with 29 concerts in 15 different venues. This festival is about 3, 5 million music lovers in Istanbul with 3.000 events in the past 45 years!

Lille Piano(s) Festival concerts

A warm atmosphere guaranteed in the Capital of Northern France! "Lille Piano Festivals" will take place from 9 to 11 June 2017. It is a general rendezvous for the whole city to live to the rhythm of piano with more than 50 artists and 30 concerts. Don’t miss the opportunity to discover the most beautiful cultural structures of the city: the Nouveau Siècle, the Conservatoire de musique de lille, the Saint-Sauveur station, The Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille (Lille Palace of Fine Arts), the Charles de Gaulle’s birthplace...

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 ...

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 ...

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

'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.

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.

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.