BEFORES

Composers, performers, musicologists, historians, journalists offer their views on the works to be played and talk with the public before the concert venues open their doors – friendly and enriching encounters not to be missed.

Wednesday 8 march
6:30 PM – Auditorium Rainier III
Talk « Pure music vs. programme music »
with Jean-François Boukobza and Manon Decroix, musicologists, Bruno Mantovani, artistic director of the festival moderated by Tristan Labouret, musicologist

Thursday 9 march
6:30 PM – Musée océanographique, Salle Tortue
Lecture “The late style of Franz Schubert” by Nicolas Dufetel, musicologist

Saturday 11 march
6:30 PM  – One Monte-Carlo
Talk “Gabriel Fauré, member of the French Society of Music”
with Irène Mejia, musicologist and Bruno Mantovani, artistic director of the festival moderated by Tristan Labouret, musicologist

Thursday 16 march
6:30 PM – Église Saint-Charles
Encounter with Thomas Ospital, organist moderated by Tristan Labouret, musicologist

Saturday 18 march
6:30 PM – Musée océanographique, Salle Tortue
Lecture “The violin in the 18th century: between Apollo and Dionysus”
by Fabien Roussel, violinist

Thursday 23 march
6:30 PM – Galerie Hauser & Wirth
Talk “Alexander Scriabin, pianist and poet” with Jean-Yves Clément, writer, and Bruno Mantovani, artistic director of the festival moderated by Tristan Labouret, musicologist Hauser & Wirth Gallery

Friday 24 march
6:30 PM – Club des résidents étrangers de Monaco
Encounter with Betsy Jolas, composer moderated by Tristan Labouret, musicologist

Friday 31 march
6:30 – Club des résidents étrangers de Monaco
Encounter with François Meïmoun, composer moderated by Tristan Labouret, musicologist

Saturday 1 april
6:30 PM – Société nautique de Monaco, Salle d’honneur
Lecture “Steve Reich, innovative and traditional musician” by Arnaud Merlin, producer at France Musique and Bruno Mantovani, artistic director of the festival

AFTER

A relaxed third part of each concert date is the “after”, an opportunity to share your impressions, meet the festival team, and experience an unusual music time with the artists, seen in a new light.

Saturday 11 march
10:30 PM – Hôtel Hermitage, Crystal Bar
with Michel Dalberto

Saturday 18 march
10:30 PM – Hôtel Hermitage, Crystal Bar
with Stéphanie-Marie Degand

Wednesday 22 march
9:00 PM – Hôtel Hermitage, Crystal Bar
“Around Maya Angelou”
by Charlotte Casiraghi, Bruno Mantovani and their guests

Friday 31 march
22H30 – Hôtel de Monaco, Cap d’Ail
with Laurent Stocker