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Recital Simon Keenlyside cancelled

Th  26  November 2015

Due to health issues, Simon Keenlyside is forced to cancel his recital of 7 December.
The « Inside the Singers Studio », scheduled for after the performance is equally cancelled.

Do you already have a ticket? Please contact our MMTICKETS (02 212 12 11 - to either change your tickets for another recital or concert or to get reimbursed.

Nocturne 21 November cancelled

Tu  24  November 2015

Since Belgian authorities raised the terror alert level in Brussels to the highest level, La Monnaie has decided to cancel its participation to the Brussels Museums Nocturnes scheduled for Thursday 26 November.

La Monnaie - Nocturne 21 November cancelled

Start ticketsale

Mo  23  November 2015

On 1 December, ticketsale starts for all productions of the second part of the season.

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La Monnaie - Start ticketsale

Jenůfa on television

Mo  23  November 2015

Our production of Jenůfa (Leoš Janáček) – staged by Alvis Hermanis and with Ludovic Morlot conducting La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra & Chorus– will be broadcasted on France 2 on Wednesday 9 December.

La Monnaie - Jenůfa on television

Performances Medúlla 21 November cancelled

Sa  21  November 2015

Because Belgian authorities raised the terror alert level in Brussels to the highest level, La Monnaie has decided to cancel the performances of Medúlla scheduled for today 21 November.

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Ticketholders will have their tickets reimbursed in gift vouchers, to be used for another performance of their choice.

For more information, please contact MM Tickets.


Andrea Breth receives Der Faust award 2015 for Jakob Lenz

Tu  17  November 2015

Andrea Breth has been award the prestigious  Der Faust 2015 by the Deutscher Bühnenverein for her staging of Jakob Lenz, a coproduction of La Monnaie, Oper Stuttgart and the Staatsoper Berlin.

La Monnaie - Andrea Breth receives Der Faust award 2015 for Jakob Lenz

La Monnaie on Google Cultural Institute

Mo  16  November 2015

A virtual tour of La Monnaie? We have teamed up with the Google Cultural Institute to make this possible starting in December.

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Wherever you are, you can visit La Monnaie via the internet: stroll from the Grande Salle, up the honorific staircase, through the Royal Salon and the Grand Foyer and even into the workshops. As a separate initiative, beautifully illustrated themed exhibitions have been put together. All this fits beautifully into our extramural season!


Gift vouchers

Mo  16  November 2015

Are you looking for an original and truely personal gift for the festive season? With a La Monnaie gift voucher you offer intense emotions !

La Monnaie - Gift vouchers

MM Tickets - exhibition

Fr  13  November 2015

Tickets for the shows in the second half of this season go on sale on December 1st. To mark the occasion La Monnaie is inviting you to come along and delve into its archive and discover the history and graphic evolution of its admission tickets. You will be surprised at just how much tickets can tell us about an opera house!

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1.12.2015 - 11:00

14 rue des Princes, 1000 Bruxelles

Entrée gratuite


Special sale: Early Birds

Mo  2  November 2015

On 1 December ticketsale starts for the second half of this season. First however we run our special sale «Early Birds» between 14 and 30 November: choose two out of three operaperformances at the Palais de la Monnaie and an additional concert or recital and you'll benefit 20% discount.
Therefore early birds are not only assured of the best but also the most advantageous seats!

La Monnaie - Special sale: Early Birds

Anthony Rolfe Johnson - recital at La Monnaie on CD

Sa  31  October 2015

In November Cypres will release a CD dedicated to a recital by Anthony Rolfe Johnson at La Monnaie.

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This recording will enable you to relive the thrilling recital given in 1996 by the celebrated English tenor accompanied by Graham Johnson on the piano, a recital taken from the inestimable archives of La Monnaie.

Rolfe Johnson performs Purcell, Schubert and Britten, three composers he placed above all others.


La Monnaie - Anthony Rolfe Johnson - recital at La Monnaie on CD

Mitridate, new production team chosen

Mo  26  October 2015

La Monnaie has chosen the new production team for the opera Mitridate, Re di Ponto scheduled for May 2016 : Clarac-Deloeuil > le lab, represented by Jean-Philippe Clarac and Olivier Deloeuil.

La Monnaie - Mitridate, new production team chosen

MMM 31

Sa  24  October 2015

The MonnaieMuntMagazine 31 (November 2015 > January 2016) was published on Friday 23 October in De Morgen and on Saturday 24 October in Le Soir.
The digital version is to be consulted here:

La Monnaie - MMM 31

Nominations in Opernwelt Jahrbuch 2014-2015

Th  1  October 2015

La Monnaie has the pleasure to announce that it has was mentioned three times by the revered German review Opernwelt in its annual report or  “Jahrbuch 2014-15” : for Jakob Lenz, Penthesilea & Georg Nigl (who starred both in Jakob Lenz and in Penthesilea).

La Monnaie - Nominations in Opernwelt Jahrbuch 2014-2015

CD recording of the opera «Au monde» has received different awards

Tu  8  September 2015

The double CD of the opera Au monde by Philippe Boesmans - a world creation of La Monnaie, has been rewarded with

  • Diapason d'Or (May 2015)
  • Choc - Classica (July 2015)
  • ffff - Télérama (August 2015)
  • 3 coeurs - L'Avant-Scène Opéra (August 2015)
La Monnaie - CD recording of the opera «Au monde» has received different awards

Elisir d'amore : performance of 17 September

Su  6  September 2015

The performance of Thursday 17 September at 2pm is accessible to varied audience:

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  • secondary school students
  • college students
  • the socially, economically and medically fragile
  • all public


Alain Altinoglu appointed as Music director of La Monnaie

We  2  September 2015

Since conducting several performances at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, including Massenet’s Cendrillon in 2011, and many symphonic concerts with the orchestra of La Monnaie , it is with great enthusiasm that General director Peter de Caluwe and the staff of La Monnaie welcome Maestro Alain Altinoglu into this long-term collaboration as their new Music Director.

La Monnaie - Alain Altinoglu appointed as Music director of La Monnaie

La Monnaie renovated

Th  21  May 2015

After our Workshop have undergone a serious renovation, a second phase is scheduled to start in June 2015 within the theatre itself. The extensive renovation works will presumably end in December 2015, after which we hope to inaugurate our renovated theatre with Hector Berlioz' Béatrice et Bénédict in March 2016.

La Monnaie - La Monnaie renovated