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Récital Arcadi Volodos
2 May2021

Récital Arcadi Volodos

GRANDE SAISON - RÉCITAL
Season 20/21
Arcadi VOLODOS, Piano
CLEMENTI, BRAHMS, SCHUBERT
ADVANCED AT 4:00 INSTEAD OF 6:00PM
Affinités Electives
9 May2021

Affinités Electives

GRANDE SAISON
Season 20/21
Stanislav KOCHANOVSKY, Conductor
Jorge GONZALEZ BUAJASAN, Piano

CHOPIN, TCHAÏKOVSKY
ADVANCED AT 3:00 INSTEAD OF 6:00PM
Russie de toujours
16 May2021

Russie de toujours

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

GLINKA, PROKOFIEV, TCHAIKOVSKY
ADVANCED AT 3:00 INSTEAD OF 6:00PM
L’Aube et le Zénith du Romantisme
29 May2021

L’Aube et le Zénith du Romantisme

GRANDE SAISON
Season 20/21
Kazuki YAMADA, Conductor
Elisabeth LEONKSAJA, Piano
Marie-Nicole LEMIEUX, Contralto

BERLIOZ, BRAHMS
PROGRAM CHANGE
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
— CONCERT CANCELLED —
L’esprit espagnol
6 Jun2021

L’esprit espagnol

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

RAVEL, DE FALLA
Récital Christian Zacharias
9 Jun2021

Récital Christian Zacharias

GRANDE SAISON - RÉCITAL
Season 20/21
Christian ZACHARIAS, Piano
BEETHOVEN, HAYDN, SCHUBERT
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
4 May2021

Musique de chambre

MUSICAL HAPPY HOUR
Season 20/21
Octuor à cordes de l'OPMC
CHOSTAKOVITCH, MENDELSSOHN
ADVANCED AT 4:00 INSTEAD OF 6:30PM
Les Vents du Sud
15 Jun2021

Les Vents du Sud

MUSICAL HAPPY HOUR
Season 20/21
Les Vents du Sud
ONSLOW, DEBUSSY, POULENC
Autour de la famille Bach
18 Apr2021

Autour de la famille Bach

SPIRITUAL CONCERT
Saison 20/21
Peter SZÜTS, Conductor
Sibylle DUCHESNE CORNATON, Violin
Musicians of the OPMC

W.F. BACH, J.S. BACH, C.P.E. BACH, J.C. BACH
Free Admission
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
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
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
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
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
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
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Paul Lay, piano

Acclaimed by the French Jazz Academy in 2016, Paul Lay received the « Django Reinhardt » prize for the best French jazz musician of the year. He was also elected best young French jazz talent of the year by a poll of critics produced by Jazz Magazine. With Mikado Opus in 2014, the Paul Lay quartet won the prestigious Charles Cros academy prize for the best international jazz album of the year.

 

Paul Lay graduated from the Paris Conservatory (CNSM) where he studied at the Jazz and Improvised Music Department with Hervé Sellin, François Théberge, Glenn Ferris, Dre Pallemearts and Riccardo del Fra.

 

He has won numerous prizes both in national and international competitions (soloist prize at the National Jazz Competition of La Defense, laureate of the International Piano Jazz Competition of Moscow, Martial Solal International Piano Jazz Competition, Montreux International Piano Jazz Competition). He also is a laureate of both the Meyer Foundation and the Mécénat Musical Société Générale.

 

Invited to perform at the most prestigious venues in France and abroad, Paul Lay has played both as a soloist and leader of various ensembles including the Paul Lay Trio with Dré Pallemaerts and Clemens Ven der Feen and Alcazar Memories with Isabel Sörling, vocals and Simon Tailleu, bass.

 

Recent performances include the Mikado Quartet performing at the Duc des Lombards, Sunside, Jazz à la Villette Festival and the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam as well as at the Radio France Montpellier Festival and the festivals of Annecy, Biarritz , Cologne , Midsummer Hardelot Festival, Festival de  l’Empéri and Piano aux Jacobins in Toulouse.

 

Paul also plays as sideman with the Geraldine Laurent Quartet, Eric Le Lann Quartet, Riccardo Del Fra Quintet, Ping Machine, Shauli Einav Quintet. Plus he accompanied Barbara Hendricks for a medley of Spirituals and gospels on the International Day of Jazz at UNESCO.

 

Regularly invited abroad, Paul Lay has played in various venues and for organizations in New York, Toronto and at the French Institute in Berlin. Paul Lay has also toured Russia and Central America (Peru, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago and the Dominican Republic).

PRESS

“Paul Lay is the most brilliant jazz pianist of his generation.”
Francis Marmande, Le Monde
Francis Marmande, Le Monde
“Excellent harmonic imagination , diverse playing, most interesting compositions, and obvious knowledge of jazz history as well as a personal voice : Paul Lay has got everything it takes to go right to the top and make a lasting career. ”
Martial Solal
Martial Solal
“Paul Lay’s style is a true joy for the listener.”
Michel Contat, Télérama
Michel Contat, Télérama