Ravel : Boléro
Maurice Ravel’s Boléro is one of the most popular orchestra compositions and the most often performed in the world. The rest of the programme takes us to the shores of the Mediterranean, in Italy, France and Spain where sun and music play together.
Concert at the Royal Opera
10 March 2017 at 8pm
Mehul : Mass for Napoleon's coronation / Beethoven : Symphony N°5
Mehul composed a grand Messe solennelle for the grandiose ceremonies to which the future emperor aspired. Developed in a Viennese style close to Haydn’s, the score abounds with inventive ideas.
Concert at the Royal Opera
11 March 2017 at 7pm
Rossini : Elisabetta Regina d’Inghilterra
On 4th October 1815, the premiere of a new opera seria was performed at the Teatro San Carlo of Naples: Elizabeth, Queen of England. This marked the arrival in Naples of the young Italian opera prodigy Gioachino Rossini, who was only 23 years old at the time and it was the first of the 9 works he would write for this legendary theatre.
Opera in Concert version at the Royal Opera
30 March 2017 at 8pm
Bach: Passion According to Saint John
Of Bach’s two remaining passions, the one according to Saint John was composed first and reworked several times by the Cantor for different executions in 1724 and 1747, which bring it magnificent balance when an optimal version inspired by the four known versions is performed.
Concert at the Royal Chapel
31 March et 1 April 2017
Musical Fountains Show ticket
The Musical Fountains Show ticket includes the admission to:
On Saturdays and Sundays from 1 April to 29 October 2017, on Tuesdays from 23 May to 27 June 2017 as well as on some additional dates (Friday 14 April 2017, Thursday 25 May 2017, Friday 14 July 2017, Tuesday 15 August 2017).
The Royal Serenade of the Hall of Mirrors
Just before the Fountains Night Show, the musicians and dancers of the Compagnie Baroque await you to join in a French-style ball in the sumptuous setting of the Hall of Mirrors.
Every Saturday from 17 June to 16 September 2017
Departures at 6:30PM, 6:50PM, 7:10PM, 7:30PM and 7:50PM.
The Fountains Night Show
When night falls, the gardens are transformed to offer a stunning visual and musical treat as fountains and groves come alive with colourful and dramatic lighting effects. This year once more, lighting and stage-effects artists will light up the gardens and display their surprising installations to the strollers: water features in the Mirror Fountain, lasers streaking across the dark in the Colonnade Grove and the fireworks display in front of the Grand Canal by the Groupe F to conclude the evening’s entertainment.
Every Saturday from 17 June to 16 September 2017.