Tuesday 26

Thaïs’ – a Monte Carlo Opera production

This week the Opéra de Monte Carlo will perform ‘Thaïs’ twice in the Salle Garnier of the Monte-Carlo Casino. The first performance of this lyrical comedy will commence at 14:00 on Tuesday, January 26.

To discover more about the production, click here. Tickets to attend Tuesday’s performance have already been sold out. However, tickets to Thursday’s performance remain available to buy here.

Pas sur la bouche

From 15:00, the Théâtre des Variétés will screen the 2003 French film, ‘Pas sur la bouche’ by Alain Resnais and starring Audrey Tautou.

This film will run in French. To discover more, click here.

Thursday 28

Thaïs’ – a Monte Carlo Opera production

This week’s second and final performance of the Opéra de Monte Carlo production ‘Thaïs’ is set to begin at 14:00 in the glamorous setting of the Salle Garnier. To discover more about the production, click here.

Tickets to Thursday’s performance of ‘Thaïs’ are still available, and can be booked here.

Saturday 30

Traditional Burns Supper

Join Club Vivanova and the British Association of Monaco for a celebration of the life and work of Robbie Burns, the legendary Scottish poet. The celebration will consist of haggis, 12 year old Aberfeldy scotch whisky and much more. A raffle will also be hosted during the event, to raise funds for BAM’s charitable causes.

The event will commence at 12:30 at the Fairmont Monte Carlo, further information can be found here, and tickets can be bought here.

Sunday 31

‘Les Fables de la Fontaine’ – an OPMC production

The Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra present ‘Les Fables de la Fontaine’ from 15:00 at the Auditorium Rainier III. Performed with the younger members of the public in mind, Joan Mompart will narrate the Fables of Fontaine, while Philippe Beran will conduct the philharmonic orchestra.

To discover more about the performance, click here. Tickets can be bought for just five euros here.

In the cinema this week

Unfortunately, the Cinema des Beaux-Arts has been closed until further notice as a result of the total lockdown of France and the curfew in the Principality. Look out for updates in future editions of ‘This Week in Monaco’.

Featured image: Audrey Tautou as Huguette Verberie in ‘Pas sur la bouche’