With a first place prize in “Opera” and second place prize in “Art Songs and Lieder”, it was an impressive outcome for a single competition. On 9 April 2022, the Gabonese mezzo-soprano Adriana [...]
For the first production of Salome at Aix, the soprano Elsa Dreisig will be taking on the challenge of playing the title role. Combining a voice among the most exceptional of her [...]
Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643) will be in the spotlight in 2022, with two of his most famous operas: L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA (1642), the culmination of his work in musical drama, will be staged [...]
The Medinea network , founded by the Festival d’Aix, encourages and supports the emergence of young artists through a selection of training programmes. A new online programme, “ Medinea On Air ”, [...]
The Young Women Opera Makers programme began one year ago. This 15-month-long residency is mentored by British stage director Katie Mitchell, an advocate for equality and diversity in the world [...]
Rossini’s Moses and Pharaoh (1827) is being performed for the first time this summer at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence. This rare work, and grand opera, corresponds to a long-standing [...]
This year, the Festival is offering a new production of Mozart’s Idomeneo, Re di Creta (1781). It is being staged by Satoshi Miyagi — an internationally renowned Japanese stage director [...]
The Festival d’Aix-en-Provence has been awarded AFNOR “Diversity” certification for its good practices, its commitment to equal opportunities, and its fight against discrimination.