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Each month, Mezzo presents its Critic's choice

Varaždin Baroque Evenings: September 21st – October 3rd concerts

Varaždin Baroque Evenings is the biggest early music festival in Europe offering an authentic experience for almost half-century. More than 30 concerts, hundreds of musicians and various accompanying events guarantee an unforgettable experience. This year program is devoted to Japan.  

George Enescu International Competition in Romania concerts

Violin, cello, piano, composition at one of the greatests contests! Not to miss great recitals with Salvatore Accardo (violin), Peter Jablonski (piano) and Raphael Wallfisch (cello). 1-23 September in Bucharest, Romania.

Monsieur croche: a new series of piano recitals in Paris concerts

A new series of piano recitals in Paris? Was it really necessary? Monsieur Croche [aka Yves Riesel] wants to prove it with his unprecedented project: inviting only major international artists (emerging talents or big names) but forgotten by his colleagues in their programming of recitals over the next season. It all starts on October 10th with Vladimir Feltsman! One of the major pianist of our time. Believe it or not: nobody has thought to invite him in Paris for a recital for nearly 30 years!

Festival international de piano La Roque d'Anthéron concerts

It is our reference in France for a great piano festival. Jazz and classical music are beautifully played by international artists and young talents with a nice breeze of Provence. From July 20th to August 18th, the piano will transmit the best of emotion and passion!

Malta Jazz Festival 2018 : July 19th-21st concerts

Valletta is the European capital of culture 2018 and the program of the Malta Jazz Festival is stunning: Christian Mc Bride, Chick Corea, Bokanté trio, Joao Bosco... Mezzo is proud to be partner with such a great festival for the first time, in the amazing vibes of Malta! From July, 19th to July 21st in Valletta.

International Chamber Music Festival of Isla Cristina: August 4th - 12th concerts

Five extraordinary concerts with some of the most important soloists in Europe: Juan Jesús Rodriguez, Kirill Troussov, Pablo Barragán, Per Rundberg ... Here is the best music in the world in a magical atmosphere. Come and enjoy Isla Cristina!

38th Festival Jazz à Vienne : June 28 - July 13 concerts

This is a must for Jazz! Every year, Jazz à Vienne honors Jazz with a breathtaking program. This year, Mezzo will film R+R=Now, Marcus Miller, Blackstar, Marquise Knox, Thomas de Pourquery...among other great artists!

Veszprem Fest 2018 concerts

Veszprém, this enchanting Baroque town in Hungary, awaits visitors for its open-air music festival organised for the 15th time.The festival opens with reggae singer Ziggy Marley, son of the legendary Bob Marley with his first Hungarian performance ever, followed by the concerts of Amy Macdonald and Aloe Blacc the next evening. This year the festival returns to one of its trademarks, opera: José Cura, Erika Miklósa, Ramón Vargas and Andrea Rost will sing together on stage for the first time...

Alfa Jazz Festival 2018 concerts

Leopolis Jazz - one of the biggest jazz festivals in Europe (Lviv, Ukraine).
On June 27 – July 1, 2018 the festival hosts Marcus Miller, Ahmad Jamal, Jamie Cullum and more other jazz stars. Historical heritage of Lviv city and unique atmosphere welcome festival guests. 

Malta Philharmonic Orchestra: European Tour ! concerts

Malta Philharmonic Orchestra is touring in Europe and performing in the most mythical venues : Berliner Philharmonic, Musikverein, Gasteig in Munich… under the baton of the famous Armenian conductor Sergey Smbatyan. The musical journey combines pieces by contemporary composers and the classical legend-Tchaikovsky-Symphony No.5.

From May 25th to 27th: some jazz and good cuisine! concerts

The Algarve Jazz Gourmet Moments Festival is a unique event combining jazz and gastronomy: you may enjoy great jazz concert while discovering some portuguese specialties from Algarve...yum! Check out this year's lineup: Silje Nergaard, Rick Margitza, Flamenco Jazz Company, Sara McKenzie...

Ravenna 2018 : We have a dream concerts

The city of Ravenna turns into an extraordinary stage with over 50 days of events, 20 venues, 1000 artists: this year’s Festival pays homage to Martin Luther King with a multidisciplinary programme exploring the contribution of the US to music as we know it, while it celebrates the resistance of arts to oppression. 

Motherland - David Aaron Carpenter cd

For his second Warner Classics album, David Aaron Carpenter – “a star violist” in the words of the Los Angeles Times and judged “in a league with the best" by The Philadelphia Inquirer – brings together Dvořák, Bartók, Walton and the contemporary Ukrainian-American Alexey Shor. The works set span a wide geography and more than a century, but Carpenter sees them as sharing “a longing for the homeland … 

Penderecki Festival cd concerts

Within the framework of the Jubilee festival dedicated to Krzysztof Penderecki’s 85th anniversary the Armenian audience will enjoy Penderecki’s amazing Symphony No.7 “Seven Gates of Jerusalem” ...