Centred on the character of Renata – a young woman victim of delirium and hallucinations – The Fiery Angel will find in the personality of Mariusz Treliński its ideal stage director. The world of Kafka into which he intends to plunge us can only [...]
ARIADNE AUF NAXOS: AN OPERA ON THE THEME OF VOCAL VIRTUOSITY
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 [...]
SUCCESSFUL START FOR THE OPENING OF MP2018!
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 [...]