The 2018 Monte-Carlo Jazz Festival is taking place from 13th November to 2nd December at the Opéra de Monte-Carlo. Under the high patronage of Prince Albert II of Monaco, the event continues to attract the top names in modern jazz. The 13th edition’s programme proves that jazz is still quite diverse and free in its expression – open to all musical trends, but always leaving room for tradition. For jazz lovers and newcomers as well, the festival welcomes some of the biggest legends of jazz, as well as today’s fresh new talent.
This Sunday, 11th November marks the 100th anniversary the Armistice. Ceremonies, exhibitions, and parades have been planned across the country, including a large celebration and parade in Paris with multiple heads of state. Here on the Riviera, many celebrations are planned with some exceptional events in Antibes, Nice, Beausoleil, Toulon, and Brignole.
Riviera Insider is giving away tickets for a concert by piano star David Fray with the Orchestre de Cannes. On Friday, 16th November at 8.30 pm, Fray will be performing an evening dedicated to German Romanticism at the Théâtre Croisette. Starting with Schuhmann's romantic piano concerto in A minor, op. 54 "Concerto for piano" and moving on to Brahms’ 3rd Symphony.
Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 Rolex Masters in Monaco. This year's tournament even sold out the secondary stands, so make sure to buy your tickets soon!
Riviera Insider is giving away a dinner for two people at Château Le Cagnard in Haute-Cagnes.
Known as the most beautiful marathon in the world, the Nice-Cannes marathon covers 42Km of the Côte d'Azur coastline. The local cancer charity, Mimosa, sponsors the event, recruiting runners to cover ground for a good cause. Their slogan: “Run with your heart, not with your legs” has proven that Mimosa runners sign up for the Nice-Cannes Marathon not just to run, but to help make a difference.
Under the direction of Gábor Takács-Nagy, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo is presenting a wonderful concert series, Les Maîtres du Classicism, or The Masters of Classicism, that takes place in two chapters. Both concerts will be playing works from Mozart and Haydn.
The entire Mediterranean coast from the Var to eastern Liguria was battered by a particularly bad storm this weekend, with the worst damage during the night of Monday 29th October. Heavy damage was reported across Liguria.