Many young talents spotted by the Academy will be appearing on stage at Festival d’Aix this summer!
Stéphane Degout and Chloé Briot will be playing in Pinocchio – the world premiere by Joël Pommerat to a contemporary [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]