The current general director is Peter de Caluwe, who has been holding office since 2007. The Elector had charged his "trésorier", the Italian Gio-Paolo Bombarda, with the task of financing and supervising the enterprise. He ordered plans to replace the old building by a new and more monumental edifice, but nothing was done during the Napoleonic rule. As the most important French theatre of the newly established United Kingdom of the Netherlands, la Monnaie had national and international significance.
Monnaie was constructed in 1984 at the time of the World s Fair. The design reflects the character of typical French Quarter building under the jurisdiction of the Vieux Carre Commission. The Théâtre Royal.
Features such as raising the roofline by 4 metres and scooping out the stage building area - in addition to creating a steel frame to strengthen the load-bearing walls and increasing backstage space - characterized this two-year project. Read more, discover the new season 201920 On 19 March, General Director Peter de Caluwe presents the new 2019-20 opera season. The lavish decoration made excessive use of gilded "carton-pierre" decorations and sculptures, red velvet and brocade. Cancellation policy is 24-hours prior to arrival, except for groups and special events. Poelaert never intended to whitewash these outer walls. Dance at la liste noir amf option binaire Monnaie edit See also: List of dance directors at La Monnaie Dance and ballet always had their place on the stage of la Monnaie, and, during a major part of its history, the theatre housed its own Corps de Ballet. The theatre of Louis Damesme, 1818 to 1855 edit Grand room at Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels, Belgium. In 1959 director Maurice Huisman embarked on a cooperation with the young Avant-Garde choreographer Maurice Béjart. The theatre of Gio-Paolo Bombarda, 1700 to 1818 edit, the first permanent public theatre for opera performances of the court and city of Brussels was built between 16 by the Venetian architects Paolo and Pietro Bezzi, as part of a rebuilding plan following the bombardment. The high musical quality of renditions was maintained under Corneil de Thoran between the two World Wars, but diminished gradually from the 1950s onwards.