Each month, Mezzo presents its Critic's choice
Banlieues Bleues concerts
Do not miss this month the 34th edition of the great jazz festival Banlieues Bleues from the 3rd to the 31st of March! Banlieues Bleues keeps exploring the widest & the most spirited music territory. This year you’ll have 42 groups of jazz (including 12 creations and 7 premiere in France), and also 28 nationalities represented!
Get ready to be bewitched !
The Oslo Philharmonic in Asia with Truls Mørk concerts
The Oslo Philharmonic is touring to Asia this month, conducted by the Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko with the Norwegian cellist Truls Mørk
They will perform Shostakovich, Elgar , Grieg, Rachmaninoff, Tveitt and even Sibelius !
What a program !
Trans-Siberian Art Festival 2017 concerts
Founded 4 years ago by the world famous violinist Vadim Repin, the Trans-Siberian Art Festival will start on the 15th of March until the 3rd of April.
This edition will be BIG : 29 major events in Russia, 20 countries participating , world and Russian premieres of new symphonic works and exclusive programmes, 50 soloists, 16 orchestras, choirs and ensembles, 14 conductors…
Mezzo Cruise 2017: from Paris to the Anglo-Norman islands! concerts
After discovering the musical rivers of Europe, this year Mezzo takes you to Paris and London via the Anglo-Norman islands! We will discover exceptional sites and the itinerary will have several stops for exceptional performances: at the Opera Garnier, at the Chapelle Royale in Versailles and at the Royal Opera House, Londons.
Travelling with Mezzo means exchanging with the musicians aboard, but also meeting our team: our enthusiastic journalist Antoine Pecqueur, and Pablo Galonce, our programmer, will make you discover exclusive performances that were recently filmed by Mezzo!
Valletta International Baroque Festival concerts
Music & Opera around the world guide concerts
The 21st issue of the 2016–2017 Music & Opera around the world guide is made for music lovers, travellers willing to get a detailed overview of the Opera, Concert and Ballet seasons of more than 460 venues and orchestras around the world.
Alexandre Bloch : Welcome Maestro ! concerts
Dhafer Youssef - " Divan Of Beauty and Odd " cd
Dhafer Youssef offers us this year a beautiful album to the tones of jazz and Sufi traditional songs. Recorded this winter in New-York, " Divan Of Beauty and Odd " is the first album of Dhafer Youssef with an American group of musicians. It presents all the characteristics which made of him an exceptional artist: beautiful melodies, a sincere vocal performance in charge of a poignant groove and, as all the musicians who accompany him. The young musicians seem to perfectly understand his universe..
International Competition Georges Enescu concerts
Music in Old Cracow concerts
Discover the 41st festival “Music in Old Cracow” with 25 concerts between 15th and 31st August 2016.
Among others, we will listen to Grigory Sokolov, Jordi Savall, Sergei Krylov, as well as symphony and chamber orchestras, choirs, chamber ensembles. Every concert in different historic venue – churches, courtyards, cloisters; Ensemble Gilles Binchois will sing in historic, eight-hundred-year salt mine Wieliczka, in a rock-hewn chapel, 100 meters underground.
Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy concerts
Come and celebrate the 100th anniversary of Yehudi Menuhin, next September 3th at the Gstaad Menuhin Festival !
This is the perfect occasion for his former students to pay him a tribute and discover Didier Lockwood's gift : an "Hymn for Yehudi" !
Tickets: +41 33 748 81 82
NANCY HARMS a new album: « Ellington at Night » cd
We are glad to present NANCY HARMS's new album : « Ellington at Night » !
In a relatively short time, Nancy Harms has distinguished herself as one of the most uniquely gifted young jazz vocalists on the East Coast. Born and raised in the tiny Midwestern town of Clara City, Minnesota, Nancy had no exposure to jazz as a child, no connections to the music via family or education. Though she was singing for small public gatherings by the age of four, it wasn’t until attending Concordia College in Moorhead, MN that Harms discovered jazz. She is ...
Debbie Sledge : New album live cd
Discover “Live at The Standard “(SLR 001) by the extraordinary American singer and music industry legend, Debbie Sledge of the group Sister Sledge - performing a set of jazz and soul classics (including an unplugged remake of her 1979 hit song “We Are Family”) with an acoustic trio led by celebrated Danish jazz pianist Niels Lan Doky.
Voyage with Anne Queffélec concerts
Classic becomes classic and timeless with new contemporary twist, and this is what Hong Kong audience will experience another new classic moment with French classical pianist Anne Queffélec in this coming May. Queffélec, unanimously considered as one of the most remarkable pianists of our time in not only France but also abroad, enjoys international fame as well as an exceptional influence over her musical life.
Universal Expressions concerts
Concert inspired by Louvre Abu Dhabi
16 march 2016 / 8.00pm
Manarat Al Saadiyat
World premiere performance of specially commissioned music with the Gustav Malher Youth Orchestra
Featuring Christoph Eschenbach & Gautier Capuçon
Music by Faisal Al Saari, Bruno Mantovani & Claude Debussy
Oscar Peterson with love cd
To commemorate the 90th birthday of jazz piano legend, Oscar Peterson, Kelly Peterson has announced a world premiere recording of never-before heard original Oscar Peterson compositions, by some of the most celebrated jazz artists in the world. The new recording "Oscar, With Love", not only showcases never before released compositions by Peterson, but all were performed and recorded in Oscar's home studio on his treasured Bösendorfer Imperial piano.
Mezzo Cruise concerts
Dear friends of Mezzo,
You know it, Mezzo is musical travel through most large venues to the world on the meeting of the artists who make us vibrate.
And every year, Antoine Pecqueur, our journalist-musician, travels the planet to make you live the biggest musical events. In his company, it's the Central Europe of Budapest to Passau that we suggest you to discover for the new edition of the cruise Mezzo. A rich musical experience on the biggest stages of the cities (the operas of Vienna and Budapest), as within the framework of historic sites (the Abbey of Melk, the Mirabell palace) or still in the intimacy ...