<![CDATA[La Monnaie ¦ De Munt NEWSFEED]]> en-us rss_generator <![CDATA[Powder Her Face, live on The Opera Platform]]>

Our production of Powder Her Face, the opera by Thomas Adès, staged by Mariusz Treliński, will be broadcasted live on The Opera Platform, this Friday 2 October 2015 at 7:30pm.

]]> 2015-09-21 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/117/Powder-Her-Face-live-on-The-Opera-Platform <![CDATA[CD recording of the opera «Au monde» has received different awards]]>

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)

]]> 2015-09-08 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/129/CD-recording-of-the-opera-Au-monde-has-received-different-awards <![CDATA[Exceptional revival of Work/Travail/Arbeid]]>

The exceptional project Work/Travail/Arbeid - a choreography by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker - is to be seen on 11, 12 & 13 September at Wiels because of its nomination for het Theaterfestival.

]]> 2015-09-08 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/127/Exceptional-revival-of-WorkTravailArbeid <![CDATA[Online ticket sale unavailable during the night of Wednesday 9 to Thursday 10 September 2015]]>

A technical maintenance of our ticketing system is scheduled during the night of Wednesday 9 upon Thursday 10 September 2015.
Due to this maintenance all online ticket sale services will be suspended. We expect normal operations to resume on Thursday around 6am.

]]> 2015-09-07 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/122/Online-ticket-sale-unavailable-during-the-night-of-Wednesday-9-to-Thursday-10-September-2015 <![CDATA[Elisir d'amore : performance of 17 September]]>

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

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

]]> 2015-09-06 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/128/Elisir-d-amore-performance-of-17-September <![CDATA[Alain Altinoglu appointed as Music director of La Monnaie]]>

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.

]]> 2015-09-02 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/126/Alain-Altinoglu-appointed-as-Music-director-of-La-Monnaie <![CDATA[Rigoletto cancelled]]>

Due to weather conditions the open air screening of Rigoletto is canceled.

]]> 2015-07-08 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/125/Rigoletto-cancelled <![CDATA[Streaming Rachmaninov Troika]]>

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

]]> 2015-06-29 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/64/Streaming-Rachmaninov-Troika <![CDATA[La Monnaie renovated]]>

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.

]]> 2015-05-21 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/121/La-Monnaie-renovated <![CDATA[Season tickets 2015-2016]]>

A season ticket guarantees a rich and varied season at La Monnaie. Furthermore, buying a season ticket makes you a MM Member automatically.

>> season tickets available from May 2015.

]]> 2015-05-20 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/67/Season-tickets-2015-2016 <![CDATA[Au monde receives the Best World Premiere award at the International Opera Awards]]>

‘And the winner is…’ Four years after La Monnaie was declared by Opernwelt to be the Opernhaus des Jahres, we are proud to report that international appreciation of our opera house has once more found expression in a prestigious award.
At the International Opera Awards gala in the Savoy Hotel in London, we were presented with the award for best World Premiere for our production of Au monde.

We are particularly delighted with the award in the best World Premiere category. La Monnaie devotes considerable resources every year to new works – and nobody has made a greater contribution over recent decades in this context than Philippe Boesmans. As we...

]]> 2015-04-26 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/119/Au-monde-receives-the-Best-World-Premiere-award-at-the-International-Opera-Awards <![CDATA[Presentation 2015-2016 season]]>

Today, Wednesday 18 March, La Monnaie's general director Peter de Caluwe did present next season's programme during a press conference at the Brussels City Hall.

All information concerning next season's programme can be consulted here.

]]> 2015-03-18 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/116/Presentation-2015-2016-season <![CDATA[La Monnaie Children's Chorus is recruiting young voices]]>

La Monnaie Children’s Choruses are looking for:

  • Boys and girls aged 7 to 10 for the Preparatory Chorus
  • Boys and girls aged 10 to 13 for the Choir School
  • Young girls aged 13 to 18 for La Choraline

This year auditions are organised on 10, 17, 20, 24 & 25 June 2015.

]]> 2015-03-16 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/23/La-Monnaie-Children-s-Chorus-is-recruiting-young-voices <![CDATA[Watch the full recording of Rain, the choreography by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker]]>

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.

]]> 2014-11-26 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/18/Watch-the-full-recording-of-Rain-the-choreography-by-Anne-Teresa-De-Keersmaeker <![CDATA[MM Box Office becomes MM Tickets]]>

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.

]]> 2014-11-04 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/97/MM-Box-Office-becomes-MM-Tickets <![CDATA[Federal cultural black-out]]>

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.

]]> 2014-10-24 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/95/Federal-cultural-black-out <![CDATA[Het verhaal van de Munt / Les mots de la Monnaie]]>

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.

]]> 2014-10-06 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/92/Het-verhaal-van-de-Munt-Les-mots-de-la-Monnaie <![CDATA[Peter de Caluwe & Paul Dujardin, doctores honoris causa at the ULB]]>

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.

]]> 2014-09-19 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/66/Peter-de-Caluwe-Paul-Dujardin-doctores-honoris-causa-at-the-ULB <![CDATA[La Monnaie is looking for extra's...]]>

for our production of Don Giovanni.

]]> 2014-08-21 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/16/La-Monnaie-is-looking-for-extra-s <![CDATA[Homage Gerard Mortier]]>

On 27 May, La Monnaie organized an evening in homage to Gerard Mortier, its former general director who died last March.
Watch the recording of that intime evening.

]]> 2014-07-11 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/86/Homage-Gerard-Mortier <![CDATA[Auditions for La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra]]>

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

]]> 2014-07-11 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/19/Auditions-for-La-Monnaie-Symphony-Orchestra <![CDATA[2014-2015 season on line]]>

All human life is here. Seductive and perplexing, but always captivating. The 2014-2015 season at La Monnaie is founded on the conviction that sin can be considered an overdose of virtue. Wrath, gluttony, greed, envy, lust, sloth, pride.

Make La Monnaie your eighth deadly sin !

]]> 2014-03-20 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/81/2014-2015-season-on-line <![CDATA[MMBoxOffice - summer recess]]>

La Monnaie Box Office is closed during the summer months and this from 14 July to 12 August 2013.

]]> 2013-07-08 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/28/MMBoxOffice---summer-recess <![CDATA[A look behind the scenes of auditions]]>

Auditions are a chance for young singers chasing a specific role to demonstrate their talent. Curious for their lives, Cobra.be decided to take a look behind the scenes.

]]> 2012-11-19 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/14/A-look-behind-the-scenes-of-auditions <![CDATA[Special costume sale]]>

On Saturday 17 December 2011, La Monnaie is organising a special sale of costumes from past productions. More than 3000 costumes from 10 different productions will be sold – prices between €1 and €100 – beginning at 1pm. The most precious costumes will be auctioned at 3pm.

This sale will take place in the Ateliers (23 rue Léopold - 1000 Brussels)

Viewing  ahead of the sale from Friday 9 December (6pm) to Friday 16 December (4pm) in the Alechinsky Hall (only of the costumes that go up for auction).

]]> 2011-12-12 http://www.lamonnaie.be/en/news/17/Special-costume-sale