Les Printemps des Arts: World premiere of Laurent Cuniot’s Le Chant de la Terre among this week’s highlights

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As Monaco’s Les Printemps des Arts festival continues to unfold, attendees this week can look forward to an eclectic blend of experiences, from masterclasses with musical maestros to dinner concerts and avant-garde performances. 

This week’s events kick off on Wednesday 27th March with a piano masterclass led by Maroussia Gentet at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Nice. This event, running from 2pm to 5pm, is an opportunity for aspiring pianists to learn from one of the finest in the field.

That evening, the Hôtel Hermitage’s Salle Belle Époque will host an extravagant dinner concert combining the stellar talents of two Michelin starred Chef Yannick Alléno, of Pavyllon Monte-Carlo, and violinist David Haroutunian. Tickets to the event cost €350 per person and reservations ahead of time are required. Click here for more information.

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On Thursday 28th March, the spotlight will shift to the Yacht Club de Monaco, where celebrated pianist Gentet will be performing from 8pm. The programme for the concert includes works by composers such as Wolfgang Rihm and Maurice Ravel, offering a juxtaposition of styles and eras.

The following day, on Friday 29th March, the Théâtre National de Nice will collaborate with TM+ Package to host an event that includes a pre-show meeting with conductor, composer and musical director Laurent Cuniot, moderated by musicologist Tristan Labouret. The concert itself, which will begin at 8pm, will act as the world premiere of Cuniot’s take on ‘Le Chant de la Terre.’

For the full programme of events at Les Printemps des Arts, click here.


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