Fri 4 Jun - Sun 3 Oct
The largest solo museum exhibition to date of the internationally recognised French artist JR features some of his most iconic projects from the past 15 years. Presented by Saatchi Gallery, JR: Chronicles is organised by the Brooklyn Museum and supported by Art Explora.
Image: JR at the Louvre Museum, The Secret of the Great Pyramid, 31 March 2019, 12H01 © Pyramid, architect I. M. Pei, Louvre Museum, Paris, France, 2019 © JR-ART.NET
Thu 8 Jul - Sun 21 Nov
This major exhibition is the first to focus on the importance of plaster in Rodin's work. Although he is best known for his bronze and marble sculptures, he himself worked as a modeller, who captured movement, light and volume in pliable materials such as clay and plaster. Picture: Christian Baraja/Studio SLB/collections du Musée Rodin, Paris
Thu 30 Sept
Quatuor Diotima, an alumnus from our Franco-British fund for contemporary music Diaphonique, returns to the UK with a concert at Kings Place, world premiering a new piece by Thomas Adès with clarinettist Mark Simpson.
Photo: Quatuor Diotima © François Rousseau
Tue 5 Oct - Tue 7 Dec
The Courtauld Online
Exploring the significant and manifold impact of the Napoleonic regime on the visual arts, a panel of international experts mark the bicentenary of Napoleon's death with 10 weekly recorded lectures, followed by Zoom discussions.
Wed 6 - Sun 31 Oct
Star violist Antoine Tamestit is performing in a series of concerts with the London Symphony Orchestra, consecutively under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle, Robin Ticciati and Daniel Harding.
Sun 10 Oct
Cheltenham Literature Festival
Post-Brexit and in the wake of the German elections, join Roger Boyes (The Times, Diplomatic Editor) for a talk with Sophie Pedder (Révolution Française) and John Kampfer (author of Why the Germans Do It Better?) at the Cheltenham literature festival. This insightful event will explore the diplomatic relationship between France and Germany, two countries linked historically and considered the backbone of the European Union.
photo: © Kremlin.ru, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Mon 18 Oct
Bristol – Festival of the Future City
What is the Future for Mid-size Cities? Join the online panel discussion with Aurélien Bellanger, Matevž Čelik and Ilinca Păun Constantinescu to discover how artists, writers and architects help us understand the shift from big to mid-size cities. This event is organised by Bristol Ideas and the Festival of the Future City as part of the Europe Readr project, supported by EUNIC London.
Image: Ilinca Păun Constantinescu © Tudor Constantinescu
Fri 29 Oct
Founded in 2019, Gothic Opera exists to revive and re-interpret rarely-heard works on gothic and supernatural themes. It presents the UK premiere of Gounod’s opera La Nonne sanglante (The Bloody Nun), with a libretto based on The Monk by Matthew Lewis.
Tue 1 Mar
Compared to the likes of Edith Piaf or Jacques Brel, Barbara Pravi has burst onto the scene as the new star of French chanson since she came second in this year's Eurovision Song Contest with her entry Voilà, an oasis of stillness, passion and tranquility in the Eurovision madness.