Here’s what to expect from the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo’s summer concert programme at the Prince’s Palace of Monaco.
Held in the courtyard by night, a beautiful setting made more so by the starlit scheduling, guests at this summer’s line-up will enjoy a thoroughly classical repertoire from some of the world’s most talented musicians and conductors.
It all starts on Sunday 16th July with pianist Daniel Trifonov performing pieces by Rachmaninoff and Brahms under the conductorship of the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra’s own Kazuki Yamada. This scheduling has already sold out.
Then on Thursday 20th July, Fabien Gabel conducts Gil Shaham on violin as he takes on works by Mahler, Ravel, Strauss and Korngold.
This will be followed by a night of Kraus, Bach and Mozart on Sunday 23rd July with violinist Guiliano Carmignola and Matthieu PetitJean on oboe under the baton of Ottavio Dantone.
On Thursday 27th July, get ready for an evening of Mozart and Beethoven with Daniel Lozakovich on violin, conducted by Jean-Christophe Spinosi.
The first concert in August, set for Thursday 3rd, will see Lawrence Foster conducting Marc Coppey on cello for a night of select pieces by Brahms and Haydn.
Finally, on Sunday 6th August, Mozart and Beethoven will be revived by pianist David Fray under the baton of Jaap van Zweden.
Seats selling fast
Each of the concerts starts at 9.30pm sharp and tickets range in price from €22 to €110, although many of the premium Category 1 seats have already been taken.
For more information and to reserve your place at one of these spellbinding performances, please click here.
Photo credit: Gaetan Luci / Palais Princier de Monaco. This article was originally published on 11th July.