2 - 21 July

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Interviews with the artists, Bernard Foccroulle's logbook, reportages... all the news stories from the Festival d'Aix are on our blog!

Read this week's highlight : the interview with actress Dominique Blanc, interprete of Iolanta / Perséphone.

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Meetings with the audience

Do you wish to prolong your experience, and to learn mode about the operas and the artists of the Festival? Then do not miss the preludes one hour before each opera, and attend the Tête-à-tête with the artists, each day at 6pm !

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Iolanta / Perséphone

The magic of rehearsals

"June is for me the most fascinating time of the year. To follow the development of each production, the outbreak of unique moments as well as the difficulties to be solves: this is the most intense and exciting part of our work." Bernard Foccroulle


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Digital Festival


For a new experience of opera, the webdocumentaries of the Festival d'Aix offer a large choice of creative contents, such as short animated films, interactive comic strips, podcasts and interviews. Discover the ones dedicated to the 2015 productions: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Alcina and Iolanta / Perséphone!

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Interviews with the artists

Iolanta / Persephone

Teodor Currentzis (conductor), Peter Sellars (stage director), Ekaterina Scherbachenko (Iolanta) and Dominique Blanc (Perséphone) share here with you the behind the scenes of Iolanta's rebirth, a major score which will be performed this forthcoming July at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence.

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Ana Sokolović (born in 1968)


Théâtre du Jeu de Paume

This chamber opera for six a cappella women’s voice is a musical and theatrical feast, both poignant and playful possessing the husky spontaneity and the rough charm of folklore verse transfigured by the imaginative writing of the Serbian composer living in Canada, Ana Sokolović.

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Enjoy an exceptional Festival evening in Aix!

The Festival d'Aix offers companies and individuals a range of premium & prestige opera evening receptions made-to-mesure: chose the most appropriate programme suiting your needs. > Book online

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The Monster in the Maze

The 3 international co-commissionners of The Monster in the Maze, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Berliner Philharmoniker and the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, invite you to share the experiences of creating this opera on a new collaborative website.


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Live and on demand operas for six months!

The Opera Platform

The online community can discover The Opera Platform, a new platform entirely dedicated to opera, aiming to attract opera lovers as well as those curious to try it for the first time. Ready for a lyrical journey across Europe, wherever you are throughout the world? Make the most of it, it’s free! And on July 10, discover the broadcast of Alcina, one of the must-see operas of the Festival d'Aix 2015... > Read further

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Lyrical holiday

The Festival d'Aix and Euridice Opéra suggest lyrical art lovers several holiday offers to experience opera under the clear sky of Provence.

> From 11 to 15 July 2015 : Svadba, Alcina, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Iolanta / Persephone
> From 11 to 15 July 2015 : Svadba, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Iolanta / Persephone
> From 18 to 20 July 2015 : A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Iolanta / Persephone

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