MADRID 〓 Soccer player Kylian Mbappé will make his concert debut as a flutist in Spain next year


Kylian Mbappé, the professional soccer player who wowed at the FIFA World Cup Qatar, will make his concert debut as a flutist in Spain next year. Mbappé studied flute from the age of 6 to 11 at the conservatory in Bondy, near Paris, France.

To summarize reports in Spain, the concert will take place on September 27 next year. He will perform with the Madrid State Orchestra at the National Music Hall in Madrid, and he himself has requested that Mozart’s Flute Concerto No. 1 be included in the program.

Mbappé was born in 1998 and is 24 years old. He plays for “Paris Saint-Germain” and made his full debut for France at the 2017 tournament in Russia when he was 18 years old. Since then, he has been known as a world-class striker and was the top scorer with a hat trick in the final of this tournament against Argentina.

The concert was organized by the Prime Minister of the Autonomous Region of Madrid, Isabel Diaz Ajuso. The prime minister is close to Florentino Perez, president of Spain’s “Real Madrid. Perez is aiming to invite Mbappe to join his team in June 2025 after his contract with Paris Saint-Germain expires, and the concert is seen as a stepping stone toward that goal.

Mbappe has been practicing the flute in his free time, and during negotiations with the prime minister in Paris before the World Cup, he confided that he would devote himself to classical music when his athletic career was over.

Photo:Le Parisien / Arnaud Journois

How about this ?

  1. NEW YORK 〓 Carnegie Hall cancels the rest of the 2020/2021 season

  2. MOSCOW 〓 The Jury of the “brass instrument division” of the International Tchaikovsky Competition were announced

  3. AMSTERDAM 〓 Dutch National Opera Announces Performance Lineup for 2020/2021 Season

  4. MADRID 〓 Domingo reveals new coronavirus infection through SNS

  5. SYDNEY 〓 Simone Young appointed as the next principal conductor of the Sydney Symphony

  6. CHICAGO 〓 Riccardo Muti has extended his contract with the Chicago Symphony. The extension is one year

  7. VANCOUVER 〓 Pianist Alexander Toradze Passed way at 69, who endured a heart attack during a performance and played until the end

  8. CHICAGO 〓 Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra have entered a strike

  9. R.I.P 〓 Christian Stadelmann, German Violin Player

  10. TOKYO 〓 Kioi Hall Chamber Orchestra Tokyo named Trevor Pinnock as principal conductor

  11. NEW YORK 〓 Metropolitan Opera has announced its 2023/2024 season

  12. PRAGUE 〓 The Competition “Operalia 2019” presided over by Placido Domingo has ended

  13. SWANSEA 〓 Bryn Tafel remarried

  14. LEIPZIG 〓 Gewandhausorchester decided to appoint Korean-born Kim Sarah to Viola’s principal player

  15. FLORENCE 〓 Daniele Gatti has been named Music Director of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

  1. No comments yet.

  1. No trackbacks yet.