Alexander Kantorow on a cloud

Five years after his first prize at the prestigious Tchaikovsky Competition, the French pianist, only 26 years old, was crowned instrumental soloist of the year for the second time. He…

thirty years after their first success, the Gallagher brothers still quarrelsome

To celebrate the birthday of Definitely Maybe, the group’s first album, Liam Gallagher is preparing “a big tour”. But unsurprisingly, Noel, his older brother, will not be there. Sad news.…

Clical music victories 2024: a very feminine list

Marie Jacquot receives the Victoire de la Révélation conductor during the 31st Clical Music Victories, at the Berlioz Le Corum Opera in Montpellier, February 29, 2024. PASCAL GUYOT/AFP Broadcast on…

The Paris Chamber Orchestra hand in hand with Emmaüs

On March 13, the three composers will resonate in the Carreau du Temple hall to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Emmaus Movement. “Come in, sleep, eat and regain hope…”…

The BnF in search of rock and punk archives

By Olivier Nuc Published 2 hours ago, Update 2 hours ago Detail of the cover of the album Concerto pour déréqués by Bérurier Noir, 1985 Élie Ludwig / BnF NARRATIVE…

Poet Jean-Michel Maulpoix convicted of domestic violence experiences “a deep feeling of injustice”

Winner of the Goncourt Prize for poetry in 2022, the writer received an 18-month suspended prison sentence in early February for the violence against his wife. The prosecution requested a…

Madonna forced to remove singer Luther Vandross from her tribute to artists who died of AIDS

The singer, whose photo was only added very recently, actually died in 2005 “following a stroke that occurred two years earlier”as explained by the American magazine Page Six. Misunderstanding at…

The Louvre acquires Chardin’s Basket of Wild Strawberries thanks to record donations

The painting was acquired by the American gallery owner Adam Williams for 24.3 million euros. STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP Announced in a press release on Thursday, the Louvre got…

Alexander Neef reappointed head of the Paris Opera until 2032

Alexander Neef’s new mandate will be marked by major renovation projects of the technical and stage installations of the Palais Garnier and the Bastille opera house. The general director of…

Judith Godrèche asks the Senate for a commission of inquiry into violence

The actress was received at the Palais du Luxembourg to submit concrete proposals to the senators. She demands, among other things, the resignation of Dominique Boutonnat from the CNC and…

Anne Hidalgo opposes Rachida Dati by not clifying the Eiffel Tower as a historic monument

By Figaro with AFP, Bertrand Guyard Published 42 minutes ago, Update 14 minutes ago The PS mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo refused Thursday to request clification as a historic monument…

Clical music victories: Le Figaro’s predictions

Presented by Stéphane Bern and broadcast live on France 3 and France Musique, Thursday evening should reserve its share of surprises. Less than a million viewers. This is the disappointing…

Paul McCartney reveals the secret to the lyrics of the hit Yesterday

To everyone’s surprise, the nostalgia and sadness evoked in the song do not allude to a romantic breakup but to an exchange he had with his mother, Mary. A secret…

“Extortion” of the legendary Hotel California manuscripts tried in New York

By Figaro with AFP, Bertrand Guyard Published just now, Update just now Don Henley, leader of the Eagles, on February 26 in New York. Getty Images via AFP/Adam Gray Three…

Richard Berry discusses the legal conflict between him and his daughter, Coline

Coline Berry accused her father of incest, triggering a legal case that lastingly affected the actor. For the first time in three years, he explained it on the set of…