It is with great regret that we see ourselves forced to cancel the entire performance series of Carmen. In this article, we wish to share with you the reasons behind this decision. All ticket holders will be contacted in the coming days for a refund of their tickets.

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LA MONNAIE DE MUNT

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Concert

Alain Altinoglu

De Boeck, Berg, Mahler

Presentation
Tradition is not the worship of ashes, but the preservation of fire.— Gustav Mahler

Our Musical Director, Alain Altinoglu, presents a fascinating cross section of the modern symphonic repertoire, including Belgian composers.

In 1931, August De Boeck wrote his Nocturne: a sweet dream steeped in the enchanting atmospheres characteristic of late Romanticism. Although Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto was completed barely four years later, it seems to come from a completely different planet. Berg broke with tonal musical language to create a concerto of unprecedented expressiveness, probably impossible to achieve following the rules of tonality. The star violinist Renaud Capuçon will perform this milestone of the twentieth-century violin repertoire. The concert will conclude with a ‘titan’ that reconciles late Romanticism and Modernism: Gustav Mahler’s First Symphony.

AUGUST DE BOECK
Nocturne (1931)

ALBAN BERG
Violinkonzert (1935)

GUSTAV MAHLER
1. Sinfonie in D-Dur ‘Titan’ (1888)

Cast
Cast

ConductorALAIN ALTINOGLU

ViolinRENAUD CAPUÇON
Renaud Capuçon is performing with the kind permission of Warner Classics/Erato.

La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra

ProductionLA MONNAIE / DE MUNT
Co-productionBOZAR MUSIC

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