Monte Carlo’s performing arts scene will ensure the visitor plenty of first-class events in an international setting.

Since 1856, the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra has gained a prestige in the international music scene and it has been honored by master conductors as excelled as Arturo Toscanini, Leonard Bernstein and Zubin Metha. For information about the yearly schedule call (800) 753-9696 or check out the website at www.opmc.mc .

Monte Carlo Opera House is a jewel of architecture design. It reopened in 2005 after a long restoration. Check out the calendar of performances at www.opera.mc or call (800) 753-9696.

Since 1986, Monte Carlo Ballet has brought together top choreographers, dancers, musicians and artists from all over the world creating its unbeatable prestige. Call (800) 753-9696 or check out the website at www.balletsdemontecarlo.com for information about the yearly season.

For all other performances of classical and contemporary music, opera, dance and theater, check out the Grimaldi Forum. Have a look at their cultural calendar at: http://www.grimaldiforum.com/eng/cult... .