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By fusing the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice with the famous Arab love story of Layla and Majnun the project Orfeo [...]
A huge thank you to all spectators, artists, technicians, partners and journalists! We are delighted to have shared with you this 69th edition of Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, which finished on 22nd July with the closing concert of the Orchestre des Jeunes de la Méditerranée. [...]
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!
Since the curtain was first raised on the Festival d’Aix, it has always featured Mozart! The Mozart residency of the Académie du Festival d’Aix, which is part of the enoa’s Young Opera Makers programme, is a special opportunity for singers and [...]
World music fans will be pleased to hear that the Belgian composer and saxophonist Fabrizio Cassol is taking up his summer quarters at the Festival d’Aix, for a series of events.
Join us after dark at the Théatre de l’Archevêché on Sunday 9 July for [...]
This is a much anticipated event in the 2017 lyrical summer: one of the greatest stage directors of our time is revisiting the most famous opera – Dmitri Tcherniakov tackles Carmen . Rumours are already flying, the buzz is intensifying. How will the Russian artist, who won over [...]
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.
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The curtain will very soon be rising on the first French performance of Orfeo & Majnun , a European participative opera which is accessible to everybody: a few words from Bassem Akiki, Conductor of the wonderful project which will take place on [...]