The brilliant actor and director Guillaume Gallienne was president of the honorary committee at the Gala organised by the Festival d’Aix at the Hôtel de la Monnaie in Paris on 16 February. Over 150 patrons and representatives from public institutions, including the new Minister of [...]
Postponement of the production of Seven Stones
Although ticket sales for the 2016 edition got off to an excellent start, the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence is obliged to postpone Seven Stones , an opera by Ondřej Adámek on a libretto by Sjón, and initially planned for July 2016.
Despite several factors that [...]
THE FESTIVAL D’AIX-EN-PROVENCE MEETS THE BEIJING MUSIC FESTIVAL
On behalf of the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence and the Beijing Music Festival , Bernard Foccroulle and Long Yu announced today an agreement about a five-year collaboration between the two festivals, from 2016 until 2020.
The partnership will be inaugurated in October 2016 [...]
Meeting with Christophe Honoré
On 19 January, the stage of the Théâtre de l’Archevêché played host to an exceptional meeting with one of the leading personalities of the Festival d’Aix 2016: Christophe Honoré. This “opera-aperitif” was [...]
Green Days at the Festival d’Aix
In December 2015, the Festival d’Aix demonstrated its commitment to the climate by taking part in Artcop 21 . Continuing its approach to building a positive, sustainable world, two days of the Festival will be devoted to sustainable development: Saturday 9 July and Wednesday 13 [...]
Corporate and individual patrons renew their support for the Festival’s 2016 season
In January 2016, Robin Hambro became one of the Major Donors to the Festival d’Aix, and the Meyer Foundation for Cultural Artistic and Development has stepped up its commitment with a substantial donation to three key projects of this edition of the Festival: Pelléas et Mélisande [...]