2019 programme

The 2019 edition of the Festival will be the first of Pierre Audi's term, its new Director. Taking place from 3 to 22 July 2019, the programme which he has entirely put together will be made up of five works, all of which will appear in the programme of the Aix-en-Provence Festival for the first time.

REQUIEM • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
NEW PRODUCTION

Conductor: Raphaël Pichon • Stage Director, Set Design, Costumes and Light Design: Romeo Castellucci • Orchestra and chorus: Pygmalion • Théâtre de l’Archevêché

TOSCA • Giacomo Puccini
NEW PRODUCTION

Conductor: Daniele Rustioni • Stage Director: Christophe Honoré • Orchestra and Chorus of the Opéra national de Lyon • Théâtre de l’Archevêché

RISE AND FALL OF THE CITY OF MAHAGONNY • Kurt Weill
NEW PRODUCTION

Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen • Stage Director: Ivo van Hove • Philharmonia Orchestra • Chorus: Pygmalion • Grand Théâtre de Provence

JAKOB LENZ • Wolfgang Rihm 
FRENCH PREMIERE

Conductor: Ingo Metzmacher • Stage Director: Andrea Breth • Ensemble Modern • Grand Théâtre de Provence

THE SLEEPING THOUSAND • Adam Maor 
WORLD PREMIERE

Libretto by Yonatan Levy • Conductor: Elena Schwarz • Stage Director: Yonatan Levy • Ensemble Lucilin • Théâtre du Jeu de Paume
With the support of enoa • Co-commission of the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence and the Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg

BLANK OUT • Michel van der Aa
FRENCH PREMIERE

Stage Director: Michel van der Aa • Conservatoire Darius Milhaud

2019 PROGRAMME PRESENTED BY ALAIN PERROUX

Tête à tête with Alain Perroux, aryistic advisor and dramaturge, who presents the 2019 programme of the Festival d'Aix (in French).