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.
Marking two hundred years since his birth, this article celebrates Belgian composer César Franck by recounting the highlights of his life and work.
However lovely, elegant and, dare we say, rosy Richard Strauss’s most popular opera may be, as an opera house, you can soon find yourself in a thorny situation. Our colleagues reveal the biggest challenges for this production… and how they are trying to overcome them.
Baron Ochs' winged nightmare! For Der Rosenkavalier, our workshops took on the challenge of sculpting a larger-than-life raven. Find out if our creations will take flight, when 'Der Rosenkavalier' premieres on October 28...
As a singer, she could very well sing the title role in The Queen of Spades herself, but in recent years she has added the conductor's card to her game. We asked Nathalie Stutzmann during the piano rehearsals for our new production about the incredible richness of Tchaikovsky's score.