November 2010 Paris Events

November 2010 Paris Events
November is full of excellent opportunities to take in the culture available in the City of Light!  The Monet exhibit is right on track to break attendance records – the show is already sold out through the first week of December. Couple this with the other fantastic events on the agenda and you will be hard pressed to find a better European city to visit this time of year! J’adore Paris!! Opera, Ballet and Theatre Performance Palais Garnier Pacquita – Choreographer Pierre Lacotte, through November 7th This ballet is set in Napoleonic Spain and tells the story of Pacquita, a young girl raised by gypsies only to realise she is of noble birth in the end and able to marry the man of her dreams. Hamburg Ballet,  Choreographer John Neumeier, November 12th through the 16th Guest company at the Paris Opera, the Hamburg Ballet will present Parsifal – Episodes and Echo. Swan Lake, Choreographer Rudolf Nureyev, opens November 29th Tchaikovsky’s first and most famous ballet takes the Opera Garnier through the holiday season.  The show will run through January 5th. Opéra Bastille Le Nozze de Figaro – Conductor Philippe Jordan (A) and Dan Ettinger (B), October 26th through June 11th 2011 An opera buffa in four acts, this is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at his best. Mathis der Maler, Conductor Christoph Eschenbach, November 16th through December 6th Written by Paul Hindemith, this opera in seven scenes focuses on works by Matthias Grunewald, in particular his piece, Isenheim Altarpiece. Art Exhibitions The Louvre Joseph Kosuth, Neither Appearance Nor Illusion, through December 31st Paper Museums, through January 3rd 2011 Counterpoint, Contemporary Russian Art, through January 31st 2011 Musée d’Orsay Jean Léon Gérôme, through January 23rd 2011 All Collectors!, through January 30th 2011 Grand Palais Claud Monet, Les Galeries Nationale du Grand Palais, through January 2011 Alliances Marine, Le Palais de la Découverte, through January 2011 France 1500, the Middles Ages to the Renaissance, through January 2011 Musée du Quai Branly Le Fabrique des Images, through July 17th 2011 Baba Bling, through January 2011 Dans les Blanc des Yeux, opens November 9th through January 2011 Lapita, Ancettres Océianiens, opens November 9th through January 2011 Musée Marmottan Monet son Musée, opens October 7th Centre Georges Pompidou Nancy Spero, through January 10th 2011 Gabriel Orozco, through January 3rd 2011 Saadane Afif, through January 3rd 2011 Arman, through January 10th 2011 L’Aventure des  Objets, through January 10th 2011 Musée des Arts et Decoratifs Animail, through November 30th Mobi Boom, Explosion of l’Explosion du Design en France, 1945-1975, through January 2nd 2011 Circuit Céramique: La Scène Française Contemporaire, through February  20th2011 Musée Jacquemart-André Rubens, Poussin et les Peintres du XVII Siecle, through January 24th 2011 La Maison Rouge Les Recherches d’un Chien, opens October 23rd Petit Palais – Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris Reporters sans Frontières, through February 27th Centre Nationale du Costume de Scène Vestiare de Divas  de Maria Callas à Dalida, through December 31st Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle Invisible, Zoom sur le Plancton, through January 2nd 2011 Dans l’Ombres des Dinosaures, through February 14th 2011 Foundation Cartier Harry Callahan, Variations, through December 29th Moebius-Transe-Forme, through March 13th, 2011 Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris Larry Clark, Kiss the Past Hello, through January 2nd 2011 Didier Marcel, Sommes-Nous l’élégance, through January 2nd 2011 Basquiat, through January 30th 2011 Musée Guimet Rashid Rana, Perpétuel Paradoxe, through November 15th Chen Zhen, through December 13th Costume d’Enfants, Miroir des Grands, through January 24th 2011 Au Jardin de Krishna Riboud, through January 24th 2011 Le Galerie W Philippe Vermès, Wanted Bikers, through December 27th Galerie NeC Vincent Gagliostro, (1)Case, through November 27th Music Venues – Highlights of November Salle Pleyel 2   New York Philharmonic – Alan Gilbert 3   Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse 4, 7, 10, 17, 18, 24, 25   Orchestre de Paris 5  Bryn Terfel 6  Ensemble Modern Orchestre 8, 14, 20 Orchestre Colonne 9  Yundi Li 12  SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg 13, 20  Orchestre Pasdeloup 13, 28 Orchestre National d’Ille de France 14  London Symphony Orchestra 19, 27  Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France 26   Angelika Kirchschlager 30  The English Concert: Harry Bicket,  Anna Caterina Antonacci, Sara Mingardo L’Olympia 1   Sanseverino 2-6   Eddy Mitchel 7   Grand Ballet de Cuba 8   Dweesil Zappa 9   Eddy Louis 10   Soprano 12   Le Concert du Prix Constantin 13   Ayo 14   Izia 17, 18  Christophe Mae 19   Jessye Norman 20-22  Chimene Badi 23   The National 24   BB Brunes 25   Two Door Cinema Club 26, 27  Raphael 28   Bjorn Again 30, Dec 1  Garou La Maroquinerie 1 Tame Impala 2   Lykke Li 5   Tairo 7   Against Me 8   Scott Matthews 9   Beleruche & Mr Day 12  Alterbridge 16  Madjo 17   Hangar 19   Babet 20   Fortune 21   Abel 23   Curry & Coco 24   Pigalle 26    Brune 28   Blitzen Trapper Le Zenith 4   Amy MacDonald 6   Tabou Combo 9   Tete 10   Deep Purple 11, 15   Carmina Burana 12   Pony Pony Run Run 16   Paco de Lucia 17   Vampire Weekend 18   Patrice 19   Rodrigo Y Gabriela 20   Aldebert 21  Admiral T 22, 23   Gorrilaz 26   Hugues Aufray Casino de Paris 2   Golden Gate Quartet 4   Scissor Sisters 5-15   O’Tango 8   Arno 15    Adama 16 – 21  Nuevo Ballet Espanol 18   Le Grand Ballet de Cuba 22   K’s Choice 23   Yaakov Shwekey 25    Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 26   The Gotan Project 27, 28   Les Makrels 30   Nouvelle Vague Elysée-Montmartre 1   G United 3   Therion 4   Ryan Leslie 5   Big Boi d’Outkast 6   Danko Jones 7   Sum 41 11   Method Man & Redman 12    Public Enemy 13   Steve Lukather 15   Spoon 16   Jamie  Lidell 17   Broken Social Scene 18   Soulfly 19   Soan 22   Yann Tiersen 26   Xavier Rudd 30   Horace Andy & the Homegrown  Band La Cigale 1-2  My Chemical Romance 2, 3   Veronic Dicaire 8   Camelia Jordana 9   Souad Massi 10 – 14  Veronic Dicaire 16   Féfé 17, 18   Zaz 19   Mark Ronson 20, 21   Jacques Higelin 22, 23   Dub Inc. 24  Yodelice 25   Tiken Jah Fakoly 26   Baz Baz 27   Plastiscenes 28, 29   Angus & Julia Stone 30   Robert Francis Jazz Concert – Grand Foyer du Chatelet 18   Arménie, D’autres Rives 19   Denis Pascal, Marie-Paule Milone & Marylin Frascone   Paris Events in November Paris 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