A Box of Wonders
Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo,
attended by GIUSEPPE PENNISI
The thirty-first annual festival, Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo (20 March-12 April, every weekend, normally from Friday or even from Thursday to Sunday), is currently in progress. Its main feature is to juxtapose contemporary music (often new commissions) with great classics. This year there is an added feature: there is neither ballet nor opera, but concerts are performed in unusual settings such as the Oceanographic Museum, the Cathedral, the Conseil National (the Parliament of the Principality) and churches in smaller villages. Then, in parallel with the music festival, the National Museum carries a major modern art exhibit, and 'street art' from the local Arts Academy is a prologue or an epilogue to concerts...
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