As the new school year settles in and, with less tourists, travelling around the region becomes easier, there are still lots of events and entertainment on offer. Here are a few interesting ones this weekend:
Friday 22 September – Mozart
Concert of works by Mozart performed by Vera Novakova (violin) and Magali Prévot (alto) in the Eglise des Dominicains in the old town of Nice.
Friday 22 September – Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
Concert by the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Kazuki Yamada with Boris Berezovsky and the Chorus of the Orchestra of Paris.
Saturday 23 September – Piano Recital
Free piano recital by Piotr Anderszewski performing works by Mozart, Janacek and Chopin in Vence Cathedral.
Saturday 23 September – Lyric Academy
Recital by the Lyric Academy of the Monte-Carlo Opera with Kira Parfeevets and David Zobel on piano.
23 September to 14 October – Sept Off
19th edition of the annual Sept Off photography festival with exhibitions of contemporary artists in Nice and Vence.
Saturday 23 September – Bouillabaisse Cookery Class
Learn how to make Bouillabaisse fish soup, followed by lunch, at Fouquet’s in Cannes.
Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 September – Offenbach
Performances of Offenbach’s operetta “La Belle Hélène”, with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice, l’Orchestre d’Harmonie de la Ville de Nice, the Choeur de l’Opéra de Nice and the Ballet Contre-Ut, at Nice Opera.
For more things taking place on the French Riviera, see our Events guide.