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 [...]
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. [...]
BERNARD FOCCROULLE AND VINCENT HUGUET, GUESTS ON FRANCE MUSIQUE’S MORNING PROGRAMME
On Tuesday 6th February, Bernard Foccroulle and the artist Vincent Huguet, who will be stage director of Dido and Æneas by Henry Purcell this summer at Festival d’Aix, were guests on France Musique’s morning programme, in a passionate interview [...]
In patrons’ words #1 - The Eloise Susanna Gale Foundation
In the framework of the European project Orfeo & Majnun , the Festival d’Aix offers a series of interviews with individual patrons and companies who have chosen to support this festive and participative project. Meeting with Flavia Gale, co- [...]
DISCOVER THE OPERATIC UNIVERSE WITH OPERA PLAY, THE NEW APPLICATION OF THE FESTIVAL D’AIX!
Opera Play, the new free application of the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, is all about learning whilst having fun. It is available for downloading now from stores ( Google Play and App Store ) ! Designed and produced by Sonic Solveig , in partnership with DRAC [...]
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 [...]
OperaVision, the new online destination for Opera!
Live broadcasts, full length opera streamings, selections of the most beautiful opera arias, animated films and interactive cartoons on opera and its rich repertoire of four centuries, documentaries, interviews, reports, OperaVision is the new streaming platform bringing you [...]
Dmitry Tcherniakov was elected "Director of the Year" by Opernwelt for Carmen
The German magazine unveiled last Friday the list of winners of its awards rewarding the personalities who marked the lyrical scene this year. The members of the jury, composed of fifty independent European and American music critics, awarded Dmitri [...]
Thank you all!
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. [...]
Programme of the 2018 Festival d'Aix: a year of celebrations
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!