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Festival d'Aix 2014

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The Festival’s teams warmly thank all the spectators of this 2014 edition for their applause. To continue the experience all summer long, the videos of the operas can be watched online on Arte Concert (Die ZauberflöteIl Turco in ItaliaWinterreise) and Culturebox (Ariodante, Trauernacht). 

Highlights of the Festival 2014  >

2014 Festival in figures

In 2014, 81,500 festival goers attended 5 lyrical productions, 18 concerts, 51 symposium, conferences and professional meetings, 64 Académie concerts, conferences and master classes and 84 events of the Festival AIX EN JUIN. The national and international press present in Aix provided a widespread coverage of the Festival such as a full page in the 18 July New York Times dedicated to the Festival innovation policy. This year the Festival has been widely broadcasted live on TV and online on Arte, Mezzo, Arte Concert, Culture Box, Radio Classique, France Musique. Ariodante, The Magic Flute, Il Turco in Italia and Winterreise were projected live in 47 venues in the Région Provence-Alpes Côte d'Azur, in France, in Europe, in South America and in Asia and the concert of the Mediterranean Youth Orchestra was broadcasted live on Youtube.

Programme

2015 Aix Festival

Alcina by George Frideric Handelconductor Andrea Marcon • stage director Katie Mitchell • Alcina Patricia Petibon • Ruggiero Philippe Jaroussky • Freiburger Barockorchester

Die Entführung aus dem Serail by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozartconductor Jérémie Rhorer • stage director Martin Kusej • Freiburger Barockorchester

A Midsummer Night's Dream by Benjamin Brittenconductor Kazushi Ono • stage director Robert Carsen • Tytania Sandrine Piau • Orchestre de l'Opéra national de Lyon

Iolanta by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky & Perséphone by Igor Stravinskyconductor Teodor Currentzis • stage director Peter Sellars • Orchestre et chœur de l'Opéra national de Lyon

Le Monstre du labyrinthe by Jonathan Doveconductor Sir Simon Rattle • stage director Marie-Eve Signeyrole • London Symphony Orchestra & Mediterranean Youth Orchestra

Svadba / Wedding by Ana Sokolovicconductor Dairine Ni Mheadhra • stage directors Ted Huffman & Zack Winokur

Winterreise by Franz Schubertstage direction and visual creation William Kentridge • baritone Matthias Goerne

Further information on 2015 programme (in French)  >

Festival d'Aix-en-Provence

Best Opera Festival

On 7 April in London, the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence has been awarded Best Opera Festival at the 2014 International Opera Awards. The Festival d'Aix has also been awarded in the Best DVD category for David et Jonathas.

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