• February is Mozart month at La Monnaie

    Now that it is clear that it will be March before we are allowed to welcome audiences back into the auditorium, La Monnaie has decided to offer the February programme exclusively as streams. So not yet the complete reopening we were hoping for, but at least this way we give the musicians the chance to play together again, the members of the chorus the opportunity to sing together and the public the pleasure of discovering new productions.  

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  • ‘Die tote Stadt’ on new culture channel Podium 19

    Podium 19, a new virtual stage on which a number of Flemish and Brussels art institutions will broadcast their performances, was launched on January 21st. La Monnaie supports this new cultural channel, that you can watch either online or via cable, with its opera Die tote Stadt featuring in the programme.

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  • La Monnaie wishes you...

    La Monnaie wishes you happy holidays and a joyful and healthy 2021

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  • Macbeth Underworld wins ‘Best World Premiere’ at the Oper! Awards

    Though our doors remain closed, silver linings can still be found even in these clouded times. It is with great joy that we can announce that our production of Macbeth Underworld won ‘Best World Premiere’ at this year’s Oper! Awards.

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  • Update: unavoidable cancellation of all of La Monnaie’s performances in November and December

    Because of the tightened restrictions designed to combat the spread of the coronavirus, La Monnaie has had to make radical changes to its programme.  

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  • Opernwelt crowns Marlis Petersen as ‘Singer of the Year’

    The authoritative German magazine Opernwelt has released its Jahrbuch 2020. After questioning 50 independent and internationally renowned critics, it takes stock of the past opera season. After awards in 2004, 2010, and 2015, Marlis Petersen, currently performing at La Monnaie in Die tote Stadt, has been proclaimed ‘Sängerin des Jahres’ for the fourth time. Nobody can imitate the German soprano.

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  • ‘Is this the end?’ in Cinéma Galeries

    After its immense success online, Jean-Luc Fafchamps world creation Is this the end? will be screened at Cinéma Galeries on Thursday September 24 at 19h30.

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  • ‘Is this the end?’ to proceed as planned, an homage to Patrick Davin

    The unexpected and tragic death of conductor Patrick Davin made a deep impression on our institution as well as the international music scene. Our thoughts are with his family and friends, with all colleagues who knew him, and with the many artists and coworkers closely involved in the preparations for Is this the end?. In accord with the wishes of the family, we have decided that this creation, in which Patrick poured so much energy and passion, will be performed as planned.

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  • Discover the updated La Monnaie autumn programme

    Dust off your 2020 cultural agenda. Starting in September, after a silence that has lasted way too long, there will once again be music ringing through La Monnaie! Discover our adapted programme extending through the end of November here.

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  • 240.000 times thank you

    These past couple months, La Monnaie was able to count on your very generous support. Thanks to your many donations during the compensation of our cancelled performances, we managed to collect over 240.000 euros. An essential financial backing to bridge this period of crisis. Thank you!

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  • Update on the start of our 2020-21 season

    After months of cultural slumber, La Monnaie is looking forward to the launch of the 2020-21 season. However, in the current situation, we are obliged to take the programming for the start of our cultural year back to the drawing board. Our world creation of The Time of Our Singing has to be postponed until next season, while we have also had to cancel our production of The Sleeping Thousand. At the same time, we are presenting a Corona-proof alternative in our new production Is this the end?

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  • La Monnaie musicians perform three digital Concert-E-ni

    For three weeks, our Concertini will resound at La Monnaie again. Since our musicians still have to perform without an audience for now, these unique chamber music performances, renamed Concert-E-ni, can be viewed on our website at the usual time: friday at 12:30. You will be able to rewatch these concerts as much as you like for one week.

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