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Apothéose du Classicisme
14 Feb2021

Apothéose du Classicisme

GRANDE SAISON
Season 20/21
Christian ZACHARIAS, Conductor & Piano
HAYDN, MOZART, POULENC
ADVANCED AT 3:00 INSTEAD OF 6:00PM
Frisson Romantique
28 Feb2021

Frisson Romantique

GRANDE SAISON
Season 20/21
Gianluigi GELMETTI, Conductor
Gerhard OPPITZ, Piano

MOZART, SCHUBERT
Génie
7 Mar2021

Génie

GRANDE SAISON
Season 20/21
David FRAY, Conductor & Piano
BACH, MOZART
Récital Arcadi Volodos
2 May2021

Récital Arcadi Volodos

GRANDE SAISON - RÉCITAL
Season 20/21
Arcadi VOLODOS, Piano
CLEMENTI, BRAHMS, SCHUBERT
Fantaisie russe
9 May2021

Fantaisie russe

GRANDE SAISON
Season 20/21
Alexander VEDERNIKOV, Conductor
Alexander TORADZE, Piano

LIADOV, CHOSTAKOVITCH, TCHAIKOVSKY
Russie de toujours
16 May2021

Russie de toujours

GRANDE SAISON
Season 20/21
Jérémie RHORER, Conductor
Alexandre KANTOROW, Piano

GLINKA, PROKOFIEV, TCHAIKOVSKY
Carmina Burana
29 May2021

Carmina Burana

GRANDE SAISON
Season 20/21
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
Elisabeth LEONKSAJA, Piano
M. ERIKSMOEN, M. REXROTH, A. ERÖD, Chœur du CBSO

BARTÓK, ORFF
Carmina Burana
30 May2021

Carmina Burana

GRANDE SAISON
Season 20/21
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
Elisabeth LEONKSAJA, Piano
M. ERIKSMOEN, M. REXROTH, A. ERÖD, Chœur du CBSO

BARTÓK, ORFF
L’esprit espagnol
6 Jun2021

L’esprit espagnol

GRANDE SAISON
Season 20/21
Josep PONS, Conductor
Nelson GOERNER, Piano

RAVEL, DE FALLA
Récital Christian Zacharias
9 Jun2021

Récital Christian Zacharias

GRANDE SAISON - RÉCITAL
Season 20/21
Christian ZACHARIAS, Piano
HAYDN, BEETHOVEN
Les années folles
13 Jun2021

Les années folles

GRANDE SAISON
Season 20/21
Alondra DE LA PARRA, Conductor
Jorge Luís PRATS, Piano

MILHAUD, GERSWHIN, RAVEL
Musique de chambre
9 Feb2021

Musique de chambre

MUSICAL HAPPY HOUR
Season 20/21
J.-E. LEE , M. HUANG, R. CHAZAL,
F. LEBLOND, M.PETITJEAN

BRITTEN, WOLF, MOZART
ADVANCED AT 4:00 INSTEAD OF 6:30PM
Quatuor Jaëll
9 Mar2021

Quatuor Jaëll

MUSICAL HAPPY HOUR
Saeson 20/21
Quatuor JAËLL
GUBAÏDULINA, STRAVINSKY, SCHUBERT
Musique de chambre
15 Apr2021

Musique de chambre

MUSICAL HAPPY HOUR
Season 20/21
D. HUEBER, F. MEREAUX,
S. STECKELER

DEBUSSY, TAKEMITSU, BAX, MEREAUX
Musique de chambre
4 May2021

Musique de chambre

MUSICAL HAPPY HOUR
Season 20/21
Octuor à cordes de l'OPMC
CHOSTAKOVITCH, MENDELSSOHN
Les Vents du Sud
15 Jun2021

Les Vents du Sud

MUSICAL HAPPY HOUR
Season 20/21
Les Vents du Sud
ONSLOW, DEBUSSY, POULENC
Les Fables de la Fontaine
31 Jan2021

Les Fables de la Fontaine

YOUNG AUDIENCE PUBLIC
Season 20/21
Philippe BERAN, Conductor
Joan MOMPART, Narrator

COSMA
Contes Russes
24 Feb2021

Contes Russes

YOUNG AUDIENCE PUBLIC
Season 20/21
Philippe BERAN, Conductor
J. DEPARDIEU & K. BARSUKOVA

CHOSTAKOVITCH, PROKOFIEV
L’Ile indigo
31 Mar2021

L’Ile indigo

YOUNG AUDIENCE PUBLIC
Season 20/21
Christophe MANGOU, Conductor
Julie MARTIGNY, Narrator

LE HERISSIER
Thaïs
28 Jan2021

Thaïs

OPERA DE MONTE-CARLO
OTHER DATES

Season 20/21
Jean-Yves OSSONCE, Conductor
MASSENET
Ticketing Service not available
Belcanto (concert)
23 Feb2021

Belcanto (concert)

OPERA DE MONTE-CARLO
OTHER DATES

Season 20/21
Riccardo FRIZZA, Conductor
ARIAS & DUETS BELCANTIST REPERTOIRE
Ticketing Service not available
Printemps des Arts
27 Mar2021

Printemps des Arts

DANS LE CADRE DU FESTIVAL PRINTEMPS DES ARTS DE MONTE-CARLO
Season 20/21
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
Tedi PAPAVRAMI, Violin

BERG, SCHÖNBERG
I Lombardi alla Prima crociata
28 Mar2021

I Lombardi alla Prima crociata

OPERA DE MONTE-CARLO
OTHER DATES

Season 20/21
Daniele CALLEGARI, Conductor
VERDI
Ticketing Service not available
Printemps des Arts
11 Apr2021

Printemps des Arts

DANS LE CADRE DU FESTIVAL PRINTEMPS DES ARTS DE MONTE-CARLO
Season 20/21
Gergely MADARAS, Conductor
Ivo KAHÁNEK, Piano

LISZT
Boris Godounov
2 May2021

Boris Godounov

OPERA DE MONTE-CARLO
OTHER DATES

Season 20/21
Konstantin CHOUDOVSKI, Conductor
MOUSSORGSKI
Ticketing Service not available
Concert at the Prince’s Palace
15 Jul2021

Concert at the Prince’s Palace

CONCERT AT THE PRINCE'S PALACE
Season 20/21
Valery GERGIEV, Conductor
DEBUSSY, STRAVINSKY
On sale from February 2021
Concert at the Prince’s Palace
18 Jul2021

Concert at the Prince’s Palace

CONCERT AT THE PRINCE'S PALACE
Season 20/21
Gianluigi GELMETTI, Conductor
C. REISS, M. PIZZOLATO, P. FANALE, N. DI PIERRO,
Coro del Teatro Regio di Parma

MOZART
On sale from February 2021
Concert at the Prince’s Palace
22 Jul2021

Concert at the Prince’s Palace

CONCERT AT THE PRINCE'S PALACE
Season 20/21
Tomáš NETOPIL, Conductor
Katia & Marielle LABÈQUE, Piano

POULENC, RAVEL
On sale from February 2021
Concert at the Prince’s Palace
29 Jul2021

Concert at the Prince’s Palace

CONCERT AT THE PRINCE'S PALACE
Season 20/21
Thomas HENGELBROCK, Conductor
MOZART, MENDELSSOHN
On sale from February 2021
Concert at the Prince’s Palace
1 Aug2021

Concert at the Prince’s Palace

CONCERT AT THE PRINCE'S PALACE
Season 20/21
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
Sergey KHACHATRYAN, violin

TAKEMITSU, SCHUBERT, SIBELIUS
On sale from February 2021
Concert at the Prince’s Palace
5 Aug2021

Concert at the Prince’s Palace

CONCERT AT THE PRINCE'S PALACE
Season 20/21
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
Alexandre KANTOROW, Piano

SAINT-SAËNS, BIZET
On sale from February 2021
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Jean-François Lapointe, baryton

Born at Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean, Québec (Canada), Jean-François Lapointe is considered as one of the best baritones of his generation. Since his debut on stage in 1983, Jean-François Lapointe has sung on the major European stages (Paris, Strasbourg, Bordeaux, Vienna, Zurich, Barcelona, Madrid, Lisbon, Glasgow, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Berlin, Liège, Toulouse…) as well as in America and Japan. Critics have been unanimous to praise his rich voice, his fine interpretation and his acting skills.

 

Among his favorite parts, the title role in Pelléas et Mélisande which he has notably performed in Peter Brook’s famous production, appears as a landmark in his career. He has also been heard in this work in Toronto, Bonn under Marc Soustrot’s baton, in Cincinnati, at Grand Théâtre in Bordeaux, in Marseille, at Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, in Toulon and more recently at la Scala of Milan conducted by Georges Prêtre. He has also sung the same part at the Opéra royal de Wallonie, at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam with Bernard Haitink conducting. The evolution of his voice has recently led him to make his debut as Golaud, in Nantes and Helsinki to great public acclaim.

 

Jean-François Lapointe has also appeared in the title role of Hamlet at the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen, and later in Trieste and Geneva. He performed Albert (Werther) in Bilbao and at Capitole in Toulouse, Valentin (Faust) at Teatro Real in Madrid, in Monte-Carlo, at Teatro Regio in Torino, in Liège and at the Chorégies d’Orange, Mercutio (Roméo et Juliette) at the opera of Cincinnati, at the Chorégies d’Orange and in Tokyo, Dido and Aeneas (Aeneas) at the opera of Lausanne, Iphigénie en Tauride (Oreste) at the opera in Amsterdam, Eugen Onegin (title role), Ford (Falstaff) and Lescaut (Manon) at the opera of Québec, Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Figaro), Fortunio (Landry) and Ciboulette (Duparquet) at the Opéra Comique in Paris, Le Comte Ory (Raimbaud) in Geneva and Marseille, Escamillo (Carmen) in Barcelona, Marseille, Lausanne and on tour in Japan, Don Giovanni (title role) in Trieste and Marseille, Werther (title role) and Les Huguenots (Nevers) at la Monnaie in Brussels, Les Troyens (Chorèbe) in Geneva and Amsterdam, Les Pêcheurs de perles (Zurga) at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Falstaff (Ford) at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées… His debut as Giorgio Germont (Traviata) at the opera of Frankfurt has also attracted much attention.

 

He has recently been heard at the Opéra National de Paris in Alceste (le Grand Prêtre), Werther (Albert) and Faust (Valentin), at the Opera of Marseille in La Favorite (Alphonse), Cléopâtre (Marc-Antoine), La Traviata (Germont), Moïse et Pharaon (Pharaon), Falstaff (Ford), Hamlet (title role) and Don Carlo (Posa) at the Canadian Opera Company and in Amsterdam in Dialogues des Carmélites (Marquis de la Force) directed by Robert Carsen, at Monte Carlo Opera in La Favorite (Alphonse) and Tannhaüser (Wolfram), at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in La Favorite (Alphonse), at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin in Germont (Traviata), in Avignon as Hamlet, in Geneva Faust (Valentin), in Ascanio (Benvenuto Cellini) and as Guillaume Tell, in Nancy Les Pêcheurs de perles and Lucia di Lammermoor, at the Teatro Comunale di Bologna in Werther… He has sung in concert Les Mamelles de Tirésias (Le Mari) with the BBC Symphony, L’Enfant et les sortilèges and L’Enfant prodigue by Debussy with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio-France, Fauré’s Requiem and Monsieur Beaucaire by Messager with the Opéra Comique, Fauré’s Requiem at the Opéra de Nice, in Lille with the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, he has also performed recitals in Paris as part of L’Instant Lyrique, in Genève, in Montréal…

 

Among his future projects: Hérodiade (Hérode), Carmen (Escamillo) and Les Puritains (Riccardo) in Marseille, La Traviata at the Paris National Opera, Falstaff (Ford) in Monte Carlo, Pelléas et Mélisande (Golaud) at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and in Strasbourg, Hippolyte et Aricie (Thésée) in Zurich and at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Guillaume Tell in Melbourne, Dialogues des Carmélites in Toulouse… In concert, he will sing Fauré’s Requiem with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo, L’Enfant Prodigue (Simeon) by Debussy in Nancy….

 

Besides his opera career, Jean-François Lapointe regularly appears in concerts, singing melodies as well as oratorios. A renowned interpret of Duparc, Fauré and Poulenc, he can also be heard in symphonic pieces and has taken part in several recordings among which Benvenuto Cellini (Fieramosca) by Berlioz with the Orchestre National de France conducted by John Nelson, Béatrice et Bénedict with Sir Colin Davis conducting, L’Enfance du Christ with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg and La Chute de la maison Usher by Debussy with the Orchestre National de France.

 

Jean-François Lapointe is a Knight of the National Order of Quebec..