THE ACADÉMIE DU FESTIVAL D’AIX, 20 YEARS OF CREATION AND REACHING OUT
Whilst the Festival d’Aix celebrates its 70th edition, its Académie celebrates its 20th anniversary! The Académie is a reference as a study centre for further education development courses for singers and instrumentalists, an experimental and reflective workshop focused on the creation of opera and innovative forms, as well as a [...]
ORFEO & MAJNUN – CREATURES IN MOTION WITH ROGER TITLEY
Interview with Roger Titley, the designer of the animal creatures that will appear in Orfeo & Majnun , a European participatory project due to be presented at the Festival d’Aix this summer in the form of two highlights: an urban trail, combining a parade with artistic performances, on 8 April [...]
Festival d’Aix 2018 – An anniversary edition
From 4 to 24 July 2018, the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence is celebrating its 70th edition and its Académie’s 20th anniversary. With new opera productions, contemporary creations and concerts, featuring renowned artists as well as the younger generation, this edition will be particularly unique. Richard Strauss ARIADNE AUF NAXOS Marc Albrecht / [...]
IN FESTIVALGOERS’ WORDS - EPISODE 1 #THRILLINGMEMORIES
70 YEARS OF FESTIVAL IN AIX-EN-PROVENCE - EPISODE #1 /// The festivalgoers tell the story of the Festival and what the Festival means to them: their favourites, their memories, their most beautiful emotions, and their first time at the Festival d'Aix.
DISCOVER THE 2017 HSBC LAUREATES OF THE ACADÉMIE!
Selected among the most promising artists of the Académie du Festival d’Aix, here are the six new young talents have now been named 2017 HSBC Laureates: Catherine Trottmann (mezzo-soprano) Paul-Antoine Benos-Djian (countertenor) Jakub Józef Orliński (countertenor) Fabien Hyon (tenor) Enrico Cicconofri (pianist) The musicians of the Trio Sōra (Pauline Chenais [...]
THE FESTIVAL D'AIX SEEN BY KATIE MITCHELL
Interview with Katie Mitchell in July 2017 regarding her expérience at the Festival d'Aix. The opera Ariadne auf Naxos composed by Richard Strauss - which will be presented at the Festival d'Aix in 2018 - will be staged by Katie Mitchell and conducted by Marc Albrecht.