The first Aix-en-Provence Festival under the leadership of Pierre Audi will take place from 3 to 22 July next. This edition which he has entirely put together will be made up of five works, all of which will appear in the programme of the Aix-en-Provence [...]
Thank You All!
A huge thank you to all spectators, artists, technicians, partners and journalists! We are delighted to have shared with you this 70th anniversary of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, which finished on 24th July with the closing performance of The Magic Flute by Mozart in the [...]
Meeting with Krzysztof Bączyk, Faust / The Inquisitor in The Fiery Angel
Friday 13 July 2018, 6pm, 1h30 before the performance of The Fiery Angel at the Grand Théâtre de Provence, I came into the dressing room of the Polish bass Krzysztof Bączyk who I found dressed from head to toe in white for the role of The Inquisitor, or even representing a [...]
Festival d'Aix 2018 is all over the press!
OPERA TODAY - Michael Milenski Katie Mitchell brilliantly brokered this Von Hofmannstahl / Strauss dispute by pulling it all together into one totality. The Aix Festival is famed for its casting sophistication, and this Ariadne [...]
Dido and Aeneas: cast change
On account of health issues, the singer Kelebogile Pearl Besong has to withdraw from Dido and Aeneas ’ production at the Aix-en-Provence Festival. The part of Dido in the performances to come will be interpreted by the mezzo soprano Anaïk Morel.
Press release (pdf)
Meeting with Bassem Akiki, Conductor
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 [...]
Your media diary for the summer
What could be better than living the festival experience at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence? But if you are unable to come to Aix, it is the Festival which will come to you! Throughout the month of July, thanks notably to our media partners ARTE and FRANCE MUSIQUE, programmes, shows, [...]