The Concierges' Gazette

OUR MAY RECOMMENDATIONS

Exhibition

The musée Bourdelle is welcoming the exhibition Balenciaga, l’œuvre au noir dedicated to the Spanish designer Cristobal Balenciaga (1895-1972), recognized worldwide as being a true visionary and a shape genius. You will be guided through 70 major works of art with a common thread: the black color. Until July 16th.

To celebrate the century of Auguste Rodin’s death the Musée Rodin gave free reins to the German artist Anselm Kiefer. The exhibition Kiefer-Rodin underline the resemblance between the two artists in terms of power, their interest for fragments, damaged materials and a broken and dirty environment. Until October 22nd.

The Petit Palais is presenting more than 200 French paintings, sculptures and drawings from the Horvitz Collection in Boston. The exhibit De Watteau à David – La Collection Horvitz offers an exhaustive overview of French painting and drawing from the Regency until the French Revolution. The collection has been established over the past three decades and represents the most important French collection abroad. Until July 9th.

Opera

Through amazing opera songs, discover the tragic novel « Eugène Onéguine » from Pouchkine with Tchaikovsky’s interpretation. Willy Decker’s production will transport you to a love story filled with frustration and vanity. From May 16th to June 14th.

Ballet

Cradled by Ravel’s music, the Palais Garnier will make you discover, during one unique show Obbins /Balanchine / Cherkaoui, Jalet, three different ballets in a mix of neoclassicism and neoromantic style. En Sol elaborated by Jérôme Robbins, followed by La Valse created by George Balanchine. And to finish, you will be hypnotized by the famous masterpiece of Cherkaoui and Jalet with their amazing Boléro. Until May 27th.

Restaurants

Alain Geaam welcomes you to his eponymous restaurant with a deliciously inventive cuisine, awarded with 1 Michelin star. On the menu: Asparagus with morels and quail egg in a donut and as a dessert pomelo grapefruit, aloe vera, eucalyptus. Lunch menu from 40 Euro, dinner at 60 Euro (5 courses) and 80 Euro (7 courses). Closed on Mondays and Sundays. 19 rue Lauriston, 16th.

The famous restaurant Jamin has become Café Jamin where the Chef Hervé Rodriguez invites you to discover a lovely classic cuisine with among others: Poached egg in red wine sauce, veal blanquette and to finish rum baba or floating island with pink pralines. Lunch menu from 25 Euro, a la carte count 45 to 70 Euro. 32 rue de Longchamp, 16th.

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