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!
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 [...]
Dmitri Tcherniakov shines light on Carmen
This is a much anticipated event in the 2017 lyrical summer: one of the greatest stage directors of our time is revisiting the most famous opera – Dmitri Tcherniakov tackles Carmen . Rumours are already flying, the buzz is intensifying. How will the Russian artist, who won over [...]
Cancellation of the public rehearsal of Erismena
The air conditioning unit of the Théâtre du Jeu de Paume is unfortunately out of operation and the temperature inside the theater is not suitable for the audience. Regretfuly, the public rehearsal of Erismena scheduled on Friday 16 June at 10am is cancelled.
Eivind Gullberg Jensen will conduct The Rake's Progress in place of Daniel Harding
Further to a wrist injury, Daniel Harding, conductor of the Orchestre de Paris, is obliged to cancel his participation in Igor Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence. An experienced opera conductor, the Norwegian Eivind Gullberg Jensen recently [...]
Bernard Foccoulle receives Leadership Award at International Opera Awards
Bernard Foccroulle, General Director of the Festival d'Aix, has received the Leadership Award during the fifth edition of the International Opera Awards, organized on 7 May 2017 at the London Coliseum. Each year, this award distinguishes the best artists and professionals in the world [...]
AIX EN JUIN 2017
Prelude to the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, AIX EN JUIN proposes, for its 5th edition, an ambitious and creative program intended for the greatest number. Free or low cost events, accessible with a €15 PASS (free for the under-30s), which also allows you to attend all the public events [...]
2017 Box Office Opening
EXCLUSIVE RESERVATION PERIOD FOR PACKAGE OFFERS: FROM 23 JANUARY 2017 FROM 3 OPERAS AND UP TO A 15% DISCOUNT! - Monday 23 January 2017 from 12 midday at www.festival-aix.com - Monday 23 January 2017 from 5pm to 11pm [...]