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
From 9 to 30 June
Aix en Juin
As from now book your tickets and your Pass and enjoy all the Aix en Juin events : concerts, recitals, master classes and rehearsals of operas.
On site at the ticket-office or by phone 08.20.922.923 / From abroad +33(0)4 34 08 02 17
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 and Iolanta / Perséphone!
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.
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.
- Svadba (teaser)
- Le Monstre du labyrinthe: work in progress #3
- Le Monstre du labyrinthe: work in progress #2
- Iolanta / Perséphone : interviews avec les artistes
- Svadba: bande annonce (trailer)
- Iolanta / Perséphone: Dominique Blanc
- Iolanta / Perséphone : air de Iolanta par Ekaterina Scherbachenko
- Iolanta / Perséphone: l'air d'Ibn-Hakia - Iolanta / Perséphone: Ibn-Hakia aria
- Iolanta / Perséphone: Ouverture de Iolanta /Iolanta's overture
- Haendel au Festival d'Aix - Handel at the Aix-en-Provence festival
The website is online!
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.
Live and on demand operas for six months!
The Opera Platform
Today, 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! > Read further
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