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Venue: La monnaie | De Munt, Brussels

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Address5, Place de la Monnaie
1000 Brussels
Belgium
ContainsLa Monnaie Workshops
La Monnaie | De Munt: Fiocco Hall
La Monnaie | De Munt: Grand Foyer
La Monnaie | De Munt: Grand Hall
La Monnaie | De Munt: Malibran Hall
Google maps50° 50' 58.761" N 4° 21' 14.836" E
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BrusselsDer RosenkavalierNew production

Strauss R.: Der Rosenkavalier
Alain Altinoglu; Damiano Michieletto; La Monnaie | De Munt; Paolo Fantin; Agostino Cavalca; Alessandro Carletti; La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra

BrusselsWerner Van Mechelen / Tineke Van Ingelgem

Franck, Duparc, Fauré, Massenet
Werner Van Mechelen; Tineke Van Ingelgem; Sylvie Decramer

BrusselsOn purge Bébé !World premiere

Boesmans: On purge Bébé !
Bassem Akiki; Richard Brunel; La Monnaie | De Munt; Etienne Pluss; Laurent Castaingt; La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra

BrusselsWinterreise

Schubert: Winterreise (W. Müller), D.911
Sir Antonio Pappano; Ian Bostridge

BrusselsSir Antonio Pappano / Ian Bostridge

Zender: Schubert's Winterreise - Eine komponierte Interpretation
La Monnaie Chamber Orchestra; Sir Antonio Pappano; Ian Bostridge

BrusselsChristmas Concert

Margaux de Valensart; Maxime Melnik; La Monnaie Children's and Youth Choirs; Ensemble de musique de chambre de la Monnaie

BrusselsYevgeny OneginNew production

Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Alain Altinoglu; Laurent Pelly; La Monnaie | De Munt; Massimo Troncanetti; Marco Giusti; La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra

BrusselsSandrine Piau / Ensemble Contraste

Strauss R., Zemlinsky, Spohr, Bloch, Brahms, Chausson, Ravel
Sandrine Piau; Ensemble Contraste
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Black Swan: Barbara Hannigan returns in Warlikowski's Lulu

Barbara Hannigan is better than ever in Krzysztof Warlikowski's iconic Lulu at La Monnaie – an historic event.
*****
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Portals into the surreal in La Monnaie's The Turn of the Screw

A highly satisfying level of polish in La Monnaie's stream in which one recognizes a precisely executed live performance at its core – one that would be thrilling to experience in person. 
****1
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Listen with Mother: Tsar Saltan as autism parable at La Monnaie

Dmitri Tcherniakov's staging turns Rimsky-Korsakov's opera into storytelling for an autistic boy, but does he deliver a fairy tale ending? 
*****
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Black gold: Rimsky-Korsakov in Brussels

Laurent Pelly exploits the satirical side of Rimsky-Korsakov's The Golden Cockerel at La Monnaie in a darkly humorous but colourfully performed production.
****1
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Prima la musica: an intriguing Capriccio in Brussels

Strauss' 'conversation piece' of an opera is given a warmly sympathetic production with the musical rewards coming as much from the pit as the stage.
****1
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Off with the motley: Rigoletto at La Monnaie

Sometimes catching a performance with its second cast can be as revealing as attending a first night, and that was the case with this production of Rigoletto by the Canadian director Robert Carsen at La Monnaie in Brussels.
***11
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Bejun Mehta gives commanding performance as Orlando at La Monnaie

In Pierre Audi’s new production of Handel’s Orlando, currently running at La Monnaie in Brussels (until 12 May, and thereafter available free online on their website for three weeks), the knight Orlando is portrayed as a modern-day fireman who in his fascination with fire has become an arsonist – “pyromane” as Audi explains in the programme.
***11
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Rousset and Les Talens Lyriques light up a powerful Médée

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Scorned womanhood has no better archetype than Euripides's Medea. And you're unlikely to see a more powerful or affecting Medea than Nadja Michael's performance in Cherubini's opera Médée, in the first production of the new season at La Monnaie in Brussels (De Munt, if you're a Flemish speaker.)Like all good Greek tragedy, we all know the story.
*****
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