Blog/News from the Festival
edition of Thursday, October 19
  • Erismena de Francesco Cavalli mise en scène de Jean Bellorini
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    The 2017 HSBC Laureates are...

    Selected among the most promising artists of the Académie du Festival d’Aix, six new young talents have now been named 2017 HSBC Laureates. They are under 30, French, Italians, Latvians, Polish, the 2017 HSBC Laureates are: Catherine Trottmann (mezzo-soprano), Paul Antoine Benos-Djian ( [...]

  • Théâtre de l'Archevêché - Festival d'Aix-en-Provence
    © Jean-Claude Carbonne

    OperaVision, the new online destination for Opera!

    Live broadcasts, full length opera streamings, selections of the most beautiful opera arias, animated films and interactive cartoons on opera and its rich repertoire of four centuries, documentaries, interviews, reports, OperaVision is the new streaming platform bringing you [...]

  • Carmen de Georges Bizet mis en scène par Dmitri Tcherniakov - Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2017
    Clément Vial

    Dmitry Tcherniakov was elected "Director of the Year" by Opernwelt for Carmen

    The German magazine unveiled last Friday the list of winners of its awards rewarding the personalities who marked the lyrical scene this year. The members of the jury, composed of fifty independent European and American music critics, awarded Dmitri [...]

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    Programme of the 2018 Festival d'Aix: a year of celebrations

    In 2018 the Festival d'Aix will celebrate its 70th anniversary, the 20th anniversary of the Académie and the 10th anniversary of Passerelles (the Festival's educative and community activities). Discover the opera titles of this anniversary programme!


  • Bernard Foccroulle, 2010 © Pascal Victor / ArtcomArt
    Pascal Victor / ArtcomArt

    Bernard Foccoulle receives Leadership Award at International Opera Awards

    Bernard Foccroulle, General Director of the Festival d'Aix, has received the Leadership Award during the fifth edition of the International Opera Awards, organized on 7 May 2017 at the London Coliseum. Each year, this award distinguishes the best artists and professionals in the world [...]