by Ilaria Sismondini
MONACO. Important information: All concerts of the Monte Carlo Jazz Festival have numbered seats- Doors open at 8.00 pm – Concert start sat 8.30 pm – Evening Dress code – Minimum age 7 years – Tel: +377 98 06 41 59 – Price: 55 € /€ 270 – Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
November 7th – 8th 2018 from 2pm to 9pm – GRIMALDI FORUM – 9th MICS EDITION – 7th NRJ DJ AWARDS – A Leading trade shows gathering club, bar, restaurants and beaches with a musical atmosphere, new sectors such as design and architecture for outdoor use and interiors, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, audio / visual technical equipment and new technologies. This year, a networking dinner will be held on Wednesday 7. More and more innovative, MICS continues the night with a technical prowess, hosting from 22 to 4 in the morning, the 7th ceremony of the NRJ DJ Awards, followed by a party animated by the best DJs. This initiative allows exhibitors to welcome their privileged customers in their private spaces, arranged around the central stage, until dawn. More than just a meeting between professionals, MICS is a place of exchange and conviviality, which aims to animate, create and develop as an unprecedented initiative.
November 7th -11th 2018 from 2 pm to 9 pm – GRIMALDI FORUM – SALLE PRINCE PIERRE – STRATEGIES FOR COACH – ROBERTO CERE’– The author, entrepreneur and mental coach, with the collaboration of invited high-level speakers, shares the strategies that have placed him among the best coaches in the business world. He will bring out the quintessence that allows professionals to detect their talents, reveal and support them over time. During this seminar, the certification ceremony for the graduates of the “International Master of Advanced Coaching” will also be held. Registration: email@example.com
November 8th 2018 – GRIMALDI FORUM – THURSDAY SESSION LIVE – YANA – Born in Athens to a Turkish father and a German mother fond of music as a religion, Yana is an artist whose divine voice enchanted everyone since she was a child. Only at the age of 28 she decides to change everything, family and work as a hostess to settle in Nice and bite a new life made of music all the time. The label Azure Dime does not let her, become a fan of her talent and opens the doors of the recording halls. So a first single “06:04”, recorded by Medi comes out in April 2018. Free admission – Aperomix at 18:30 – 20:30 live – Reservation recommended: +377 9999 2020
November 23 2018 – MONTE-CARLO JAZZ FESTIVAL 2018 – OPERA GARNIER MONTE CARLO – HUGH COLTMAN AND SANSEVERINO – First part: Hugh Coltman – “Who’s happy?”: British but resident in France, the former rock-blues frontman of The Hoax became popular singer-songwriter – Pop before becoming a jazz enthusiast, Hugh Coltman is rarely where he is expected. With “Who’s happy?”, his new album, the eighty-year-old adventurer takes a new step in his journey as an artist who has decided to go beyond borders, formats and models. In 2012 he discovered “the jazz musicians, who are more rock than a lot of rock and roll musicians, who do not play a song on Thursday as they played it on Tuesday, and that are all so smart to afford to make substitutions”. It becomes a long-term adventure that leads to an album / tribute to Nat King Cole: 120 concerts, a jazz victory 2017 that consecrates him “the voice of the year” … Refusing to capitalize on this unexpected success with an other cover, it is in New Orleans that Hugh went in search of inspiration for his new project.
November 24th 2018 from 10am to 7pm – THÉÂTRE PRINCESSE GRACE – JOURNÉE DU LIVRE GOURMAND – DES MOTS AND DES METS – Under the patronage of HSH Prince Albert II and under the patronage of Christian Garcia, Executive Chef of the Palace, the day imagined by Françoise Gamerdinger, Councilor at the Médiathèque, offers an exceptional array of culinary art actors: chefs, writers, journalists, historians and philosophers, “because those who devour books enjoy good food as well as and vice versa.” The Médiathèque of Monaco will bring together works and authors, linking literature and gastronomy in the joy of exchange. From history to the secrets of recipes, round tables, demonstrations and tastings, chefs talk about their books and their passion. Benoit Witz, chef of the Vistamar Hotel Hermitage Monte Carlo, at 2 pm participates in a round table on the theme of the art of taste. Marcel Ravin, starred chef of the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort, and Philippe Joannes, director of the culinary events of the Monte Carlo Société des Bains de Mer will transmit their skills on training and sharing culinary ideas at 4 pm. Information: Free admission – workshops from 10 to 11:30 for children (from 6 years – prior registration) – Exhibition of food photos – Ostend and Costa Parking – Phone: +377 93 15 29 40
November 24th 2018 from 8:00 PM – CASINO MONTE-CARLO – MATCHROOM BOXING – Monte Carlo Boxing Bonanza presents an incredible night of world boxing championship matches in the prestigious Salle Médecin of the Monte Carlo Casino, broadcast live globally on Skysport and promises a great show! WBA Super-Flyweight Championship – 12 rounds – Kal Fafia (UK) vs / Israel Gonzalez (Mexico) – IBF Inter-Continental Light-Heavyweight Championship – 12 rounds – Meng Fanlong (China) vs / Frank Buglioni (UK) – WBO Oriental Heavyweight Championship – 12 rounds Zhilei Zhang (China) vs / Alexander Ustinov (Russia) WBA Super Cruiserweight World Championship – 12 rounds – Denis Lebedev (Russia) vs / Mike Wilson (USA) – Boxing Weighing: Friday 23 November at lunchtime – Monte-Carlo Casino lobby – free admission – booking for Monte Carlo Players Club customers: Tel between 9h and 19h +377 98 06 36 36 or Tel 377 98 23 June 00 @ SBM casino. mc
November 24 – MONTE-CARLO JAZZ FESTIVAL 2018 – OPERA GARNIER MONTE CARLO – THE AMAZING KEYSTONE BIG BAND – “DJANGO EXTENDED” – Come and discover the very special guests of this evening which are: Vincent Peirani, Bireli Lagrene, Mathias Levy, Marian Badoi and Roky Gresset. Created in 2010, The Amazing Keystone Big Band expresses both the spirit of the great swing-era formations, and the inventiveness, openness, insolent virtuosity of today’s jazz. Friends from the Conservatory, pianist Fred Nardin, saxophonist Jon Boutellier, trombonist, and trumpet player Bastien Ballaz David Enhco provide monstrous orchestral abilities and arrangements, all in all seventeen musicians pounding behind their instruments. This turbulent jazz machine is not just about their loyalty to Count Basie, Duke Ellington or Thad Jones, but above all this orchestra of selected friends allows them to experiment with new ideas, revisiting the pearls of immortal pieces. The Amazing Keystone Big Band rides the wave, giving free rein to the creativity of its musicians. After the successful adaptation of works by Prokofiev and Camille Saint-Saens, the 17 musicians of The Amazing Keystone Big Band continue their adventure with a project focused on the legendary personality of Django Reinhardt. In Django EXTENDED they interpret in their own way the greatest hits of the famous Gypsy guitarist.
November 25th 2018 – GRIMALDI FORUM – INDIGO SPACE – “VIVRE ENSEMBLE” – PHOTO EXHIBITION BY JEAN-CHARLES VINAJ – “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way it treats its animals” (Sri Aurobindo). A harmonious coexistence between man and animal is possible. Our planet offers a natural heritage of great wealth and incredible beauty. Today our biodiversity is fragile. Ensuring the respect and survival of an animal species also means adopting a responsible attitude from the environmental point of view and learning to apply it. So, if today’s world wants to be responsible for the environment, it must learn to coexist on Earth, guaranteeing the rights of animals, and recognizing their vulnerability. The survival of a species also depends on the protection of natural environments.
December the 2nd, 2018 – MONTE-CARLO JAZZ FESTIVAL 2018 – OPERA GARNIER MONTE-CARLO – ERIC LEGNINI TRIO – MARCUS MILLER AND SELAH SUE – An unforgettable Festival ending with Eric Legnini in the first part and Marcus Miller and Selah Sue who will share the stage of Opera Garnier – In the middle of the 90’s a young pianist as discreet as talented is discoveredin the Stefano Di Battista’s bubbly quintet: Eric Legnini, by now one of the most sought-after jazz sidemen. He was quick to point out himself as a talented composer and leader.