Calendar

Poèmes
31 May2019

Poèmes

GRANDE SAISON
Season 18/19
Leonard SLATKIN, Conductor
Seong-Jin CHO, Piano

PROKOFIEV
Réminiscences
7 Jun2019

Réminiscences

GRANDE SAISON
Season 18/19
Domingo HINDOYAN, Conductor
Vilde FRANG, Violin

SCHÖNBERG, STRAVINSKY, MAHLER
La Route de la Soie
14 Jun2019

La Route de la Soie

GRANDE SAISON
Season 18/19
Yu LONG, Conductor
Maxim VENGEROV, Violin

CHEN, TCHAIKOVSKY
Dansez maintenant !
23 Jun2019

Dansez maintenant !

GRANDE SAISON
Season 18/19
Jean-Christophe SPINOSI, Conductor
TCHAIKOVSKY, BRAHMS, STRAUSS
L’ombre et la lumière
22 Sep2019

L’ombre et la lumière

Concert d'ouverture Grande saison
Season 19/20
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
Marie-Nicole LEMIEUX, Contralto

DE SABATA, ELGAR, SAINT-SAËNS
Fantasia
13 Oct2019

Fantasia

GRANDE SAISON MOVIE-CONCERT
Season 19/20
Gottfried RABL, Conductor
Screening extracts from Fantasia 1940 & 2000
Disney Studios
Récital Nikolaï Lugansky
18 Oct2019

Récital Nikolaï Lugansky

GRANDE SAISON - RÉCITAL
Season 19/20
Nikolaï LUGANSKY, Piano
DEBUSSY, CHOPIN, FRANCK, RACHMANINOV
Héritages
20 Oct2019

Héritages

GRANDE SAISON
Season 19/20
Fuad IBRAHIMOV, Conductor
Nikolaï LUGANSKY, Piano

BRAHMS, MOUSSORGSKY
Amours prodigieuses
27 Oct2019

Amours prodigieuses

GRANDE SAISON
Season 19/20
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
Matthieu PETITJEAN, Oboe

WAGNER, STRAUSS, SCHÖNBERG
Miracles
3 Nov2019

Miracles

GRANDE SAISON
Season 19/20
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
K. FUGE, K. CARGILL, R. MURRAY, M. BROOK,
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus

MENDELSSOHN
Paradis et Enfer
24 Nov2019

Paradis et Enfer

GRANDE SAISON
Season 19/20
Andris POGA, Conductor
Arabella STEINBACHER, Violin

MOZART, TCHAIKOVSKY
Être… en devenir
1 Dec2019

Être… en devenir

GRANDE SAISON
Season 19/20
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
Frank Peter ZIMMERMANN, Violin

BEETHOVEN, BRUCKNER
Récital Ivo Pogorelich
8 Dec2019

Récital Ivo Pogorelich

GRANDE SAISON - RÉCITAL
Season 19/20
Ivo POGORELICH, Piano
BACH, BEETHOVEN, CHOPIN, RAVEL
From Broadway to Hollywood
29 Dec2019

From Broadway to Hollywood

GRANDE SAISON - GALA DE FIN D’ANNÉE
Season 19/20
Yvan CASSAR, Conductor & piano
Natalie DESSAY, Neïma NAOURI & Hugh COLTMAN

BERNSTEIN, GERSHWIN, SONDHEIM, M. LEGRAND...
Chère Famille
12 Jan2020

Chère Famille

GRANDE SAISON
Season 19/20
Eliahu INBAL, Conductor
Marie-Nicole LEMIEUX, Contralto

WAGNER, STRAUSS
La vie éternelle
2 Feb2020

La vie éternelle

GRANDE SAISON
Season 19/20
Gianluigi GELMETTI, Conductor
S. DALLA BENETTA, N. SURGULADZE,
R. ZANELLATO, Chorus Parma Opera

VERDI
De Goethe à Baudelaire
1 Mar2020

De Goethe à Baudelaire

GRANDE SAISON - RÉCITAL
Season 19/20
Marie-Nicole LEMIEUX, Contralto
Daniel BLUMENTHAL, Piano

SCHUMANN, SCHUBERT, BEETHOVEN, HENSEL-MENDELSSOHN ...
Gala des Amis de l’Orchestre
20 Mar2020

Gala des Amis de l’Orchestre

GALA DES AMIS DE L’ORCHESTRE
Season 19/20
Philippe BÉRAN, Conductor
Nicola BELLER CARBONE, Soprano

RANDALL
Sur un ton festif
3 May2020

Sur un ton festif

GRANDE SAISON
Season 19/20
Bernard LABADIE, Conductor
Andreas STAIER, Piano

KRAUS, MOZART, HAYDN
Récital Hélène Grimaud
17 May2020

Récital Hélène Grimaud

GRANDE SAISON
Season 19/20
Hélène GRIMAUD, Piano
SILVESTROV, DEBUSSY, SATIE, CHOPIN, RACHMANINOV
Origines
31 May2020

Origines

GRANDE SAISON
Season 19/20
Charles DUTOIT, Conductor
Gautier CAPUÇON, Cello

DE SABATA, ELGAR, SAINT-SAËNS
Diable blanc, Ange noir
7 Jun2020

Diable blanc, Ange noir

GRANDE SAISON
Season 19/20
Hubert SOUDANT, Conductor
Thierry AMADI, Cello

HAYDN, SCHUBERT
Beethoven 2020
12 Jun2020

Beethoven 2020

GRANDE SAISON
Season 19/20
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
Krystian ZIMERMAN, Piano

BEETHOVEN
Beethoven 2020
13 Jun2020

Beethoven 2020

GRANDE SAISON
Season 19/20
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
Krystian ZIMERMAN, Piano

BEETHOVEN
Beethoven 2020
14 Jun2020

Beethoven 2020

GRANDE SAISON
Season 19/20
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
Krystian ZIMERMAN, Piano

BEETHOVEN
La Petite Sirène
22 Dec2019

La Petite Sirène

FAMILY CONCERT
Season 19/20
V. AUDARD, A. MAUGUE, F. LAVOGEZ,
J-M. JOURDIN, D. FAVRE, S STECKELER,
A. GOUGET, K. BARSUKOVA

GRIEG
Musique de chambre
11 Jun2019

Musique de chambre

Musical Happy Hour
Season 18/19
S. CORNATON, A. OSTAPCHUK,
F. MEREAUX, A. FOUGEROUX

FAURÉ, SAINT-SAËNS
Unavailable online reservation
Quintette Invictus
25 Sep2019

Quintette Invictus

MUSICAL HAPPY HOUR
Saison 19/20
G. ROLLAND, R. LABARTHE, D PAUVERT,
A. CALCAGNO, F. WIELGOSIK

BIZET, FRACKENPOHL, BERNSTEIN, CRESPO...
Quatuor Monoïkos
30 Oct2019

Quatuor Monoïkos

MUSICAL HAPPY HOUR
Season 19/20
N. CURAU, L-D. OTT, C. LOCKIE,
F. AUDIBERT, Y. XIONG, A. CESARI

MOZART, HAYDN
Musique de chambre
27 Nov2019

Musique de chambre

MUSICAL HAPPY HOUR
Season 19/20
P. SZÜTS & K. SZÜTS-LUKACS, Y. XIONG,
D. PERRONE, M-B. BARRIERE-BILOTE

MOZART, MENDELSSOHN
Trio Goldberg
7 Jan2020

Trio Goldberg

MUSICAL HAPPY HOUR
Season 19/20
Trio Goldberg
Stéphanos THOMOPOULOS, piano

LEKEU, TANEYEV
Take Four
11 Feb2020

Take Four

MUSICAL HAPPY HOUR
Season 19/20
R. HOOD-MARINESCU & M. HUANG, Violins
R. CHAZAL, Viola & A. FOUGEROUX, Cello

BEETHOVEN, JANÁČEK
Cacherto-Grosso
9 Apr2020

Cacherto-Grosso

MUSICAL HAPPY HOUR
Season 19/20
A. GUERCHOVITCH, A. URCAN, S TIMOFEEVA
T. AMADI, V. AUDARD, C. ROSSI

ACHRON, POLLACK, DINICU...
Les Vents du Sud
5 May2020

Les Vents du Sud

MUSICAL HAPPY HOUR
Season 19/20
R. TRUCHOT BARRAYA, M. BLOCH,
M-B. BARRIERE-BILOTE, A. MENRATH, P. PEIGNIER

RAMEAU, GEBAUER, RAVEL, ESCAICH
Musique de chambre
16 Jun2020

Musique de chambre

MUSICAL HAPPY HOUR
Season 19/20
S. DUCHESNE CORNATON, G-B. ERMACORA,
F. MEREAUX, T. LEROY, S. STECKELER

DEBUSSY, CHAUSSON, CAPLET
Être… en devenir
1 Dec2019

Être… en devenir

GRANDE SAISON
Season 19/20
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
Frank Peter ZIMMERMANN, Violin

BEETHOVEN, BRUCKNER
Noël en Laponie
21 Dec2019

Noël en Laponie

SPIRITUAL CONCERT
Season 19/20
Juhani LAMMINMÄKI, Conductor
Musicians of the OPMC & Grex Musicus Chorus

SIBELIUS, MADETOJA, RAUTAVAARA, PRAETORIUS...
Free Admission
Autour de la famille Bach
12 Apr2020

Autour de la famille Bach

SPIRITUAL CONCERT
Season 19/20
Peter SZÜTS, Conductor
Delphine HUEBER, Flute

BACH
Free admission
Vivement Noël
4 Dec2019

Vivement Noël

YOUNG AUDIENCE PUBLIC
Season 19/20
Philippe BÉRAN, Conductor
Elsa GELLY, Narrator

DE SABATA, ELGAR, SAINT-SAËNS
L’Île Indigo
8 Apr2020

L’Île Indigo

YOUNG PUBLIC
Season 19/20
Philippe BÉRAN, Conductor
Joan MOMPART, Narrator

LE HERISSIER
Versailles, Opéra Royal
25 Jun2019

Versailles, Opéra Royal

ON TOUR
Season 18/19
Jean-Christophe SPINOSI, Conductor
TCHAIKOVSKY, BRAHMS, STRAUSS
Unavailable online reservation
Vannes, Salle Lesage
26 Jun2019

Vannes, Salle Lesage

ON TOUR
Season 18/19
Jean-Christophe SPINOSI, Conductor
TCHAIKOVSKY, BRAHMS, STRAUSS
Unavailable online reservation
Brest, Le Quartz
27 Jun2019

Brest, Le Quartz

ON TOUR
Season 18/19
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
Alexandra SOUMM, Violin

BRUCH, MENDELSSOHN
Unavailable online reservation
Brest, Le Quartz
28 Jun2019

Brest, Le Quartz

ON TOUR
Season 18/19
Jean-Christophe SPINOSI, Conductor
TCHAIKOVSKY, BRAHMS, STRAUSS
Unavailable online reservation
Nuit espagnole
6 Jul2019

Nuit espagnole

ON TOUR
Season 18/19
Óliver DIAZ, A-M. MARTINEZ, J. de LEON,
P. DOMINGO, Les ballets d'Antonio Gades

Guillaume Tell / Rossini
12 Jul2019

Guillaume Tell / Rossini

ON TOUR
Season 18/19
Chœurs des Opéras de Monte-Carlo et Toulouse
Gianluca Capuano, Musical Director
Directed by Jean-Louis Grinda

Fest. Inter. de Piano de La Roque d’Anthéron
30 Jul2019

Fest. Inter. de Piano de La Roque d’Anthéron

ON TOUR
Season 18/19
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
Nelson FREIRE, Piano

BEETHOVEN
Festival George Enescu, Roumanie
11 Sep2019

Festival George Enescu, Roumanie

ON TOUR
Season 19/20
Maxim VENGEROV, Conductor & Violin
Gautier CAPUÇON, Cello

ENESCU, TCHAIKOVSKY
Unavailable online sale
Festival George Enescu, Roumanie
12 Sep2019

Festival George Enescu, Roumanie

ON TOUR
Season 19/20
Gareth JONES, Conductor
Sir Bryn TERFEL, Bass-baritone

WAGNER, BOITO, WEILL, RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN,...
Unavailable online sale
Printemps des Arts
13 Mar2020

Printemps des Arts

DANS LE CADRE DU FESTIVAL PRINTEMPS DES ARTS DE MONTE-CARLO
Season 19/20
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
Véronique GENS, Soprano

CHAUSSON
Printemps des Arts
5 Apr2020

Printemps des Arts

DANS LE CADRE DU FESTIVAL PRINTEMPS DES ARTS DE MONTE-CARLO
Season 19/20
Susanna MÄLKKI, Conductor
Vincent LHERMET, Accordion

MESSIAEN, PESSON, MAGNARD
Laurel et Hardy en folie !
9 Feb2020

Laurel et Hardy en folie !

FAIMLY MOVIE CONCERT
Season 19/20
Paul LAY, Piano
Concert at the Prince’s Palace
18 Jul2019

Concert at the Prince’s Palace

Concert at the Prince's Palace
Season 18/19
Alain ALTINOGLU, Conductor
Nora GUBISCH, Mezzo-soprano

RAVEL, ALTINOGLU
Concert at the Prince’s Palace
21 Jul2019

Concert at the Prince’s Palace

Concert at the Prince's Palace
Season 18/19
Tomáš NETOPIL, Conductor
Josef SPÁCEK, Violin

DVOŘÁK, MOZART
Concert at the Prince’s Palace
25 Jul2019

Concert at the Prince’s Palace

Concert at the Prince's Palace
Season 18/19
Alexander VEDERNIKOV, Conductor
Nikolai LUGANSKY, Piano

BORODINE, RACHMANINOV
Concert at the Prince’s Palace
28 Jul2019

Concert at the Prince’s Palace

Concert at the Prince's Palace
Season 18/19
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
Nelson FREIRE, Piano

BEETHOVEN
Concert at the Prince’s Palace
4 Aug2019

Concert at the Prince’s Palace

Concert at the Prince's Palace
Season 18/19
Gianluigi GELMETTI, Conductor
Gerhard OPPITZ, Piano

ROSSINI, MOZART, DVOŘÁK
Concert at the Prince’s Palace
8 Aug2019

Concert at the Prince’s Palace

Concert at the Prince's Palace
Season 18/19
Lawrence FOSTER, Conductor
Szymon NEHRING, Piano

PENDERECKI, CHOPIN, DVOŘÁK, TCHAIKOVSKY
Concert at the Prince’s Palace
16 Jul2020

Concert at the Prince’s Palace

CONCERT AT THE PRINCE'S PALACE
Season 19/20
Simone YOUNG, Conductor
LISZT, MAHLER
Unavailable online sale
Concert at the Prince’s Palace
19 Jul2020

Concert at the Prince’s Palace

CONCERT AT THE PRINCE'S PALACE
Season 19/20
Otto TAUSK, Conductor
Khatia BUNIATISHVILI, Piano

ROKOFIEV, DVOŘÁK
Unavailable online sale
Concert at the Prince’s Palace
26 Jul2020

Concert at the Prince’s Palace

CONCERT AT THE PRINCE'S PALACE
Season 19/20
Andrey BOREYKO, Conductor
Stephen HOUGH, Piano

CHOPIN, LISZT, SCHUMANN
Unavailable online sale
Concert at the Prince’s Palace
2 Aug2020

Concert at the Prince’s Palace

CONCERT AT THE PRINCE'S PALACE
Season 19/20
Juraj VALČUHA, Conductor
Maxim VENGEROV, Violin

MOZART, PROKOFIEV
Unavailable online sale
Concert at the Prince’s Palace
6 Aug2020

Concert at the Prince’s Palace

CONCERT AT THE PRINCE'S PALACE
Season 19/20
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
Simon TRPČESKI, Piano

RACHMANINOV, DE FALLA
Unavailable online sale
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Avi Avital, mandolin

The first mandolin soloist to be nominated for a classical Grammy, Avi Avital is one of the foremost ambassadors for his instrument. Passionate and “explosively charismatic” (New York Times) in live performance, he is a driving force behind the reinvigoration of the mandolin repertory. More than 90 contemporary compositions, 15 of them concertos, have been written for him, while his inspired re-imaginings of music for other instruments include the arrangements heard on his 2014 recording Between Worlds. Enhanced by his infectious spirit of adventure and the warm rapport he fosters with his audience, Avital’s championship of his instrument is taking the mandolin centre stage. “The exciting part of being a classical mandolin player,” he says, “is that it opens a wide field for creative freedom. When I commission new pieces and engage with different musical styles, I feel that I am bringing to light new faces of this unique instrument, uncovering what is hiding there.

 

An exclusive Deutsche Grammophon artist, he has made four recordings for the label including his ECHO Klassik Award-winning Vivaldi (2015). Recently released Avital meets Avital (2017) with oud/bassist, Omer Avital, explores their shared cultural heritage and brings their differing classical and jazz musical backgrounds into dialogue. Earlier releases featured his own Bach concerto transcriptions (2012) and Between Worlds (2014), a cross-generic chamber collection exploring the nexus between classical and traditional music. He has also recorded for Naxos and SONY Classical winning a first ECHO Klassik Award for his 2008 collaboration with the David Orlowsky Trio.

 

Avital’s inspired music-making has electrified audiences in performances around the world including Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts, London’s Wigmore and Royal Albert Halls, the Berlin Philharmonie, Zurich’s Tonhalle, Barcelona’s Palau de la Música Catalana, Paris Philharmonie, Vienna Konzerthaus, New York’s Carnegie Hall and with a live telecast on Arte the Palais de Versailles. He has performed with international orchestras such as the Deutsche Symphonie Orchester Berlin, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Tonhalle Zurich, Israel Philharmonic, Dresden Phiharmonic, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal under conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Kent Nagano, Osmo Vänskä, Ton Koopman and Giovanni Antonini.

 

He is a favourite on the international festival circuit having appeared at the Aspen, Salzburg, Tanglewood, Spoleto, Ravenna, Cheltenham and Verbier Festivals, amongst others, and he was Portrait Artist at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival in 2017 which involved over 20 performances of 10 different programmes. Artistic partners in a variety of genres with whom he collaborates include Andreas Scholl, Juan Diego Flórez, Dawn Upshaw, Giora Feidman, Ray Chen, David Greilsammer, Richard Galliano, Ksenija Sidorova, percussionist Itamar Doari and the Dover and Danish String Quartets.

 

Highlights of his 2017/18 season include performances with the BBC Symphony, Chicago Symphony, St Louis Symphony, MDR Sinfonieorchester Leipzig, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo, Venice Baroque Orchestra, Kremerata Baltica and a US tour with The Knights. He returns to Australia for a Musica Viva tour with the Giocosa Quartet which includes a new commission by Elena Kats-Chernin and he is featured artist in a “Zeitinsel” at the Dortmund Konzerthaus.
Born in Be’er Sheva in southern Israel, Avital began learning the mandolin at the age of eight and soon joined the flourishing mandolin youth orchestra founded and directed by his charismatic teacher, Russian-born violinist Simcha Nathanson. He later graduated from the Jerusalem Music Academy and the Conservatorio Cesare Pollini in Padua, Italy, where he studied original mandolin repertoire with Ugo Orlandi. Winner of Israel’s prestigious Aviv Competition in 2007, Avital is the first mandolinist in the history of the competition to be so honoured. He plays on a mandolin made by Israeli luthier Arik Kerman.

PRESS

The words “superstar” and “mandolinist” still look odd next to each other. Yet in the classical world they are starting to be joined with some frequency…. Avi Avital ....was nothing short of electric.”
The New York Times
The New York Times