The air conditioning unit of the Théâtre du Jeu de Paume is unfortunately out of operation and the temperature inside the theater is not suitable for the audience. Regretfuly, the public rehearsal of Erismena scheduled on Friday 16 June at 10am is cancelled.
Eivind Gullberg Jensen will conduct The Rake's Progress in place of Daniel Harding
Further to a wrist injury, Daniel Harding, conductor of the Orchestre de Paris, is obliged to cancel his participation in Igor Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence. An experienced opera conductor, the Norwegian Eivind Gullberg Jensen recently [...]
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 [...]
AIX EN JUIN 2017
Prelude to the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, AIX EN JUIN proposes, for its 5th edition, an ambitious and creative program intended for the greatest number. Free or low cost events, accessible with a €15 PASS (free for the under-30s), which also allows you to attend all the public events [...]
Tribute to Trisha Brown
It was with immense sadness that we learned of the death of Trisha Brown. The Aix Festival played host to this immense artist on several occasions: her staging and choreography of Monteverdi’s Orfeo made a huge impression in 1998 and, after a triumphant tour of Europe and America, it [...]
Beware of Pity, streamed live on the website of the Festival d'Aix
Before attending Simon McBurney's upcoming staging of The Rake's Progress by Igor Stravinsky this summer in Aix-en-Provence, watch his new performance, Beware of Pity , a groundbreaking co-production by Complicité and the Schaubühne Berlin streamed live from the [...]
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Save the date for 2017!
The 69th Festival d'Aix-en-Provence will take place from 3rd to 22nd July 2017 and its programme will be released on 20 January 2017. Don't miss the booking opening on our website as of 23rd January at 12 midday for an exclusive priority booking of your subscription packages [...]
Join the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra!
Are you a young musician living in a Mediterranean country? Do you want to get high-level training and have a rewarding learning experience? Apply to the auditions and let your talent shine! The Mediterranean Youth Orchestra (MYO) gives young musicians from the [...]
And the 2016 HSBC Laureates are…
The names of the 2016 HSBC Laureates were announced at last night’s concert at the Philharmonie de Paris on November 16th. Six young talents chosen from the most promising at the Académie du Festival d’Aix have now been named HSBC Laureates so they can delve deeper [...]
The Festival d'Aix-en-Provence in Beijing
A Midsummer Night's Dream staged by Robert Carsen caused a stir for its world premiere 25 years ago at the Théâtre de l'Archevêché. Over these years of touring the world, this historic opera production has returned in July 2015 in the Festival d'Aix on the stage where it was [...]
Thank you all!
Many thanks to the audience, the artistes, technicians, partners and journalists! We are happy for having shared with you this 68th Festival d'Aix-en-Provence which has ended on 20th July with the closing concert of the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra and its tour in Marseilles, Italia, [...]
Discover the programme of the Festival d'Aix 2017...
Pinocchio - Philippe Boesmans Musical direction : Emilio Pomarico Libretto and stage direction : Joël Pommerat
Carmen - Georges Bizet Musical direction : Pablo Heras-Casado Stage direction and stage design : Dmitri Tcherniakov [...]
Rameau, a regular guest at the Festival d'Aix
Since the second half of the 20th century, the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence has been pleading for valuing the French baroque repertoire, especially through the rediscovery of Jean-Philippe Rameau's operas. Short retrospective of the composer's appearances at the Festival... [...]
SINGING THE LOVE OF ORFEO & MAJNUN WITH THE MP2018 ARTISTIC TOOLKIT !
Next July, the Festival d’Aix will be presenting Orfeo & Majnun, an international project consisting of a participatory urban walkabout followed by a free open-air opera, in a co-production with seven European partners. In preparation for the event [...]
SUCCESSFUL START FOR THE OPENING OF MP2018!
On 14th February, in the heart of Provence, several hundred people celebrated with music the opening of Marseille-Provence 2018 with Festival d’Aix. This large cultural initiative proposes a year of events on the subject of love in relation with the region’s [...]