The students weren’t mere extras. They were true acting partners for the artists.Élise Boch, director of Jeunesse, at the Collège Campra
It’s the opera that enters the lives of the people, and no longer the people who go to the opera!Accent audience member, at the Bar-Tabac Le Gaulois
Bringing opera out into the town is fantastic. With very little, you can do a lot of interesting things.Douceur audience member, on the Place d’Albertas
This type of project integrates the Festival d’Aix into the city. It’s wonderfully successful.Michel Fraisset, director of the Aix-en-Provence Tourist Office, interviewed about Mirage, at the Tourist Office
This project is led by Anthony Heidweiller, singer and artistic associate director of the Opera Forward Festival in Amsterdam, who regularly organizes artistic projects with a participatory dimension. He discusses his experience in creation and lays out the key features of this project—which he undertook with the young artists of the Opéra de-ci de-là residency—in a master class recorded on Friday, June 14, 2019, at the Hôtel Maynier d'Oppède, as part of Aix en juin!