The Monte Carlo Opera is a symbol of elegance and culture in the Principality of Monaco. From its beginnings to the present day, it has captivated audiences around the world with its architectural splendor and magnificent productions. Located in the heart of Monaco, it has played a crucial role in the promotion and preservation of …
The Monte Carlo Opera is a symbol of elegance and culture in the Principality of Monaco. From its beginnings to the present day, it has captivated audiences around the world with its architectural splendor and magnificent productions. Located in the heart of Monaco, it has played a crucial role in the promotion and preservation of this unique art form. It was founded in 1879 by Prince Charles III of Monaco and designed by Charles Garnier, whose name has become synonymous with architectural beauty.
Throughout its history, the Monte Carlo Opera has been the setting for numerous outstanding productions and events. Some of the most famous operas of the classical repertoire have been performed on this prestigious stage, with outstanding conductors and world-renowned singers. In addition to regular productions, the opera house has hosted internationally renowned events and festivals.
Today, the Monte Carlo Opera remains an important cultural and artistic center. Its programming includes a wide variety of opera productions, ballets, concerts, and special works. The Opera has adapted to contemporary trends and preferences while maintaining its commitment to artistic excellence.
The Monte Carlo Opera acquired five Avant ballet bars that have been used in the grand opera “The Damnation of Faust”. Composed by Hector Berlioz, it is a masterpiece that combines music, theater and poetry to tell the tragic story of the legendary character of Faust. This work let us immerse in an emotionally intense journey that explores the quest for knowledge, the thirst for power and the struggle between good and evil. With captivating music and powerful storytelling, “The Damnation of Faust” is a unique experience that has dazzled audiences for generations.
The plot is based on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s epic poem, which tells the story of Faust, a tormented scholar unsatisfied with his life. In his quest for wisdom and experience, Faust makes a pact with the devil, represented by the character of Mephistopheles. This pact triggers a series of events that lead Faust on a tortuous journey of fleeting pleasures, heartbreaking loves and despair. “The Damnation of Faust” is an opera that invites us to reflect on profound themes such as power, redemption and the consequences of our actions. At minute 0:53 of the following video you can see our ballet barres on stage:
We are proud that a world reference institution such as the Monte Carlo Opera has trusted Dinamica Ballet. Its commitment to artistic excellence, its varied programming and its location in the beautiful Principality of Monaco make it an incomparable cultural experience.
If you have the opportunity to visit the Principality, you cannot miss a performance at the Monte Carlo Opera. Immerse yourself in the majesty of the building, let yourself be carried away by the music and marvel at the performances of talented artists on one of the most emblematic stages in the world.