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Watch the full recording of Rain, the choreography by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker

We  26  November 2014

On 25th May 2011 the world renowned Ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris presented Rain, its first ever performance of a choreography by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker.

The full recording of the performance at the Palais Garnier is to be seen on the website of Arte.

La Monnaie - Watch the full recording of Rain, the choreography by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker

Online ticket sales interrupted

Mo  24  November 2014

Due to IT maintenance, the oniine ticket sale on our website will be interrupted between Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 November, each day from 6pm until 10pm.
Temporary outages will remain possible during the days of Thursday 27 and Friday 28 November.

In our estimation, the online ticket sale will be completely operational again as of Friday evening.

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Tu  18  November 2014

As of Tuesday 2 December you can purchase your tickets for all performances between 1 January and 30 June 2015.

La Monnaie - Start ticketsale

A Choreographer’s Score

Su  16  November 2014

The third box in the series A Choreographer’s Score is dedicated to Drumming en Rain and will be presented in Bozar on 25 November.

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This third volume in the series A Choreographer’s Score comprises a book of interviews with choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker by the performance theorist and musicologist Bojana Cvejic, as well as two DVDs offering wide-ranging insights into the choreography and into the making of Drumming (1998) and Rain (2001), two landmark works created to the music of minimalist composer Steve Reich. The interviews are accompanied by a third DVD that presents a complete performance of Drumming with optional voice-over commentary.

On 25 November, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Bojana Cvejic will present their book in Bozar prior to the concert of Steve Reichs Music for Eighteen Musicians performed by the Ictus ensemble, in the context of Ars Musica. Radio Klara’s network manager Chantal Pattyn will moderate the conversation.

Authors: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Bojana Cvejic; Published by Mercatorfonds and Rosas,
October 2014; €44,95; available in English (ISBN 978 94 6230 048 4) and French (ISBN 978 94 6230 057 6).

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La Monnaie - A Choreographer’s Score

Barbara Hannigan - I'm a creative animal

Th  13  November 2014

The Radio and Television corporation SRF made a documentary on soprano and conductor Barbara Hannigan.
>> to be seen on their website for 27 days

Princess Turandot

Tu  11  November 2014

Our production of Princess Turandot was awarded as the winner of the Public Choice Award at the YAMA Awards 201, a price it shared with Chat Perché.

La Monnaie - Princess Turandot

MM Box Office becomes MM Tickets

Tu  4  November 2014

Our Box Office has been given a make-over and though the name has changed to MM Tickets, the service remains the same.
Our new address is : 14, rue des Princes - 1000 Brussels, adjacent to the theatre.

La Monnaie - MM Box Office becomes MM Tickets

Streaming Shell Shock

Mo  3  November 2014

La Monnaie lets you discover all of its opera productions for free on the internet. For up to three weeks following the last performance of a show, you can watch or watch again our operas for free on this website.
These broadcasts are made possible thanks to the generous support of our sponsors of MMChannel.

Shell Shock is available from Friday 14 November (8pm) to Thursday 4 December 2014 included.

La Monnaie - Streaming Shell Shock

Recital Anne Sofie von Otter cancelled

We  29  October 2014

Due to the general strike of 15 December, we feel ourselves obliged to cancel the event of the day.

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

Babel reporté

We  29  October 2014

The danse production Babel (words) will be postponed, probably to the month of June.

Federal cultural black-out

Fr  24  October 2014

The federal administrative departments, among which De Munt, Bozar and the National Orchestra are included, will be subject to cuts of 4% on staff and 20% on operations, as from 1st January 2015 and a 2% increase in the cuts each year until 2019.

Het verhaal van de Munt / Les mots de la Monnaie

Mo  6  October 2014

This newly released book - the first in the series Het verhaal van de Munt / Les mots de - aims to let you discover the magic of opera and one of the most beautiful buildings of Brussels.

La Monnaie - Het verhaal van de Munt / Les mots de la Monnaie

Romeo Castellucci director of the year

Tu  30  September 2014

In 2011 La Monnaie was elected Opera House of the Year by a group of international correspondents in the annual report of the German magazine Opernwelt. This year the honour befell to stage director Romeo Castellucci.

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At La Monnaie, Romeo Castellucci directed the famous opera Parsifal in 2011. Last season he directed an intriguing and captivating production of Orphée et Eurydice.
And this October, La Monnaie presents his newest creation Schwanengesang D744, a staged recital, not to be missed.

Here you'll also find the text that Peter de Caluwe, general director of La Monnaie, wrote at this occasion.

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La Monnaie - Romeo Castellucci director of the year

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker receives the Medal for Merit to Culture from the Portuguese government.

Mo  29  September 2014

On Monday 29 September 2014 the Belgian choreographer was presented this medal by the Portuguese Secretary of State for Culture Jorge Barreto Xavier. 

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In a press release the Secretary of State describes Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker as on the world’s most highly respected names in the field of contemporary dance, who, thanks to her close links with Portugal, has contributed to the spread and enrichment of contemporary dance in Portugal.
The several collaborations with the Companhia Nacional de Bailado (Portugal’s National Ballet) and her residence as artist of the City of Lisbon in 2012 are just a few examples of this close relationship with Portugal.

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La Monnaie - Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker receives the Medal for Merit to Culture from the Portuguese government.

Peter de Caluwe & Paul Dujardin, doctores honoris causa at the ULB

Fr  19  September 2014

The Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) has honoured General director of La Monnaie Peter de Caluwe and Paul Dujardin, Director of Bozar with the title of Doctor Honoris Causa.

La Monnaie - Peter de Caluwe & Paul Dujardin, doctores honoris causa at the ULB

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Mo  1  September 2014

Auditions for La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra

Fr  11  July 2014

La Monnaie is organizing an audition to recruit 1 co-leader violoncello.

La Monnaie - Auditions for La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra
 
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