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European Opera Days

Presentation

Once a year, Europe goes all operatic

Saturday May 6th
In the company of AIDA and PINOcchIO...

La Monnaie Workshops (23 rue Léopold, 1000 Brussels)

  • Starting at 13:00 A visit to La Monnaie's ongoing renovation works: the tunnel that connects La Monnaie's Workshops to the opera house, a quiz and other surprises.
  • 13:30, 14:30 & 15:30 Super Saturday in the frame of Aida. Every workshop takes about 45 minutes and is in Dutch or French.
  • 14:30 Camille De Rijck interviews the composer Philippe Boesmans about Pinocchio. In French, with simultaneous translation to Dutch. 
  • 15:30 Disney's Pinocchio (1940) on screen.
     

Palais de la Monnaie (86C avenue du Port, 1000 Brussels)

  • 16:30–18:00 Introduction to Aida (in Dutch and French) and a meeting with La Monnaie collaborators and their opera profession.
  • 18:00 A visit to the backstage area of Aida.
  • 19:00–20:30 An Aida-rehearsal with the orchestra, chorus and soloists.
     
Sunday May 7th
PICKNICK of the PARSIFOOLS and MM Friends

Brussels Park

  • Starting at 13:00 Yearly picknick of the Parsifools (background actors in Castelluci’s Parsifal) and MM Friends, with musical intermezzo's throughout the afternoon.
Agenda

Agenda

  • Sat 06 May 2017

    Time

    10:00

    Venue

    Brussels

  • Sun 07 May 2017

    Time

    10:00

    Venue

    Brussels