La Monnaie is deeply moved by the passing of his beloved house composer Philippe Boesmans and wants to honour him with documentaries, articles, a virtual exhibition and a free streaming of his operas.
Get to know the man behind the opera composer Philippe Boesmans, through the testimonies of seven colleagues, friends and artists who were close to him.
La Monnaie and its General and Artistic Director Peter de Caluwe mourn the death of this monument of European music.
In this video portrait, made on the occasion of Philippe Boesmans' 80th birthday, you will learn everything about the life of this Belgian composer through interviews, excerpts from his operas and documentary footage.
A virtual walk through the life and work of Philippe Boesmans, with a special focus on the operas he wrote for La Monnaie.
In anticipation of 'Pinocchio', a team from La Monnaie followed the Belgian composer Philippe Boesmans for more than a year. Together, they took a look at his extraordinary career, from the very beginning in his home town, Tongeren, to the rehearsals for 'Pinocchio' in Aix-en-Provence.