Diametrically opposed, the vocal portraits of Zerbinetta and of Ariadne are but a musical illustration of the moral value that Strauss and Hofmannsthal attribute to them. Whereas the coloratura soprano Zerbinetta belongs in a comic register and praises the [...]
SABINE DEVIEILHE: CONSECRATION OF A VIRTUOUS ARTIST
Named Best up-and-coming opera singer at the Victoires de la Musique Classique ceremony in 2013 and Best Opera Singer in 2015, the astonishing coloratura soprano Sabine Devieilhe, former artist of the Académie, has again been named Best Opera Singer 2018. [...]
Aliénor Dauchez or the spirit of a generation
Engineer, visual artist and stage director, Aliénor Dauchez trained with Giuseppe Penone, Gregor Schneider, Sacha Waltz, Anna Viebrock and Heiner Goebbles. In July 2017, she was part of the Opera Creation Workshop of the Aix-en-Provence Festival, directed by the British staged director [...]
Join one of the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra’s programmes!
Are you a young musician from the Mediterranean? Would you like to get a high-level training while benefiting from the presence of the prestigious artists at the Festival d'Aix? Apply to the auditions and let your talent shine! The Mediterranean Youth Orchestra (MYO) organised training [...]
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 ( [...]
THE MOZART RESIDENCY: A UNIQUE VOCAL EXPERIENCE!
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 [...]
FABRIZIO CASSOL TAKES UP HIS SUMMER QUARTERS IN AIX
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 [...]
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 [...]