This April, La Monnaie will present the world premiere of Here's the Woman!, the second part of the opera trilogy Is this the End?. In order to explore this new creation in depth, we invited its three creators to the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium. Discover here what they have in store for you with this new production!
"In my career, this is one of the projects that I have learned the most from." Meet The Woman! Mezzo-soprano Albane Carrère is almost ready to transform into the enigmatic leading lady in Is this the End?#2.
In the run-up to the world premiere of Is this the End?#2, director Ingrid von Wantoch Rekowski and videographer Jose Huedo also produced 5 interludes: intriguing teaser trailers that immerse you in the poetic universe of this new creation.
What better way to prepare for Here's the Woman! than by watching the first part of our Is this the End?-trilogy?
The La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra was established 250 years ago. Who better to highlight in celebration of this anniversary than the artists in the orchestra pit? We invited cellist Sébastien Walnier to discuss life as it is in the orchestra, his love for Puccini and why the cello stole his heart.