Watch live, from the Théâtre de l'Archevêché, and then in replay on Culturebox : Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno by Handel
Jazzman, saxophonist, improviser, Raphaël Imbert is also an explorer of the past and contemporary music. On the occasion of its carte blanche at the Festival d'Aix, this exceptional musician will present this year a wide range of different projects suiting the eclecticism of his [...]
Sabine Devieilhe played Serpetta in Mozart’s La Finta Giardiniera in 2012. She’s back at the Festival d’Aix this year as Beauty in Handel’s Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno. Let’s meet the amazing young French coloratura soprano.
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There is nothing like living the Festival's experience in Aix-en-Provence - no doubt about that. But if you ever cannot come to Aix, the TV and radio waves will make the Festival come to you! Throughout July, live and pre-recorded broadcasts will be offered, to enable as many people as possible [...]
In agreement with the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, the Board of the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence chaired by Bruno Roger has unanimously appointed this day Pierre Audi as General Director for a 5 year mandate as of September 1, 2018 which coincides to be the expiration [...]
It all started in 2011. British choreographer and director Leah Hausman was asked to stage La Clemenza di Tito by Mozart at the Festival. She was then invited to run a workshop on movement as part of the Mozart residency. It was an instant hit. She’s taken part every year [...]
From the townships of Johannesburg to the Berlin Philharmonic after Perth, Munich and Barcelona, the Cape Town Opera Chorus will make a stopover at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence this summer. A focus on this unique chorus.
There are twelve of them. 6 women [...]
This summer the baritone François Le Roux and the pianist Jeff Cohen supervise the Melody & Creation Residency of the Académie. As the work sessions with the singers, pianists and composers have started they both speak about their teaching work with these young artists... [...]
Love and death : these two main elements haunt Romantic poetry. That very one which inspired so many dark melodies to Schubert and his successors... Between macabre ballades and amorous miseries, this double thematic sets the pattern of HSBS Laureates Andri Björn Róbertsson and Edwige [...]
Founded more than ten years ago, IFILAF (International Friends of the International Lyric Art Festival) brings United States opera lovers together around the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence. These American friends support and follow the Festival’s projects and American tours assiduously [...]
Photographers Clark & Pougnaud (HSBC Photography Prize Winners) are known for their bond with the theatre world and passion for the 1920s and 1930s style, a world which initially seems far and away from the Académie du Festival d'Aix’ commission for the HSBC winners to create a [...]
The period from January to spring is audition season for the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra. Emilie Delorme (Director of the Académie du Festival d’Aix), Pauline Chaigne (in charge of the MYO) and Quentin Hindley (Assistant Conductor) travel around the Mediterranean area to recruit young [...]
Following the postponement of Ondřej Adámek’s production Seven Stones , we would like to inform you that performances of Moneim Adwan’s production Kalîla wa Dimna will be held at the Théâtre du Jeu de Paume (and not at Bois de l’Aune or the Conservatoire). [...]
The brilliant actor and director Guillaume Gallienne was president of the honorary committee at the Gala organised by the Festival d’Aix at the Hôtel de la Monnaie in Paris on 16 February. Over 150 patrons and representatives from public institutions, including the new Minister of [...]
In July 2014 at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, Simon McBurney staged an outstanding Magic Flute by Mozart praised by both the audience and the press in France and abroad. Watch his new performance, The [...]
Although ticket sales for the 2016 edition got off to an excellent start, the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence is obliged to postpone Seven Stones , an opera by Ondřej Adámek on a libretto by Sjón, and initially planned for July 2016.
Despite several factors that [...]
On behalf of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence and the Beijing Music Festival , Bernard Foccroulle and Long Yu announced today an agreement about a five-year collaboration between the two festivals, from 2016 until 2020.
The partnership will be inaugurated in October 2016 [...]
As the Festival d’Aix launches its 2016 season, 12 singers from different backgrounds meet in Aix-en-Provence with musician and educator Mark Withers and director Sybille Wilson, to learn how to communicate the keys to their art to different audiences.
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 big day is coming! On Sunday, 24 June, the Cours Mirabeau of Aix-en-Provence welcomes PARADE[S], a festive and participatory event, a genuine prologue to the opera Orfeo & Majnun! This European project, which was conceived by Airan Berg and [...]