Music walk

Aix en Juin

Hidden in Plain Sight

After Berlin, London and New York, this performance directed by a composer, a stage director, two singers and two instrumentalists, makes a stop in Provence with the ambition to pick up the sounds of the streets of Aix-en-Provence. Performed live, their music creation mixes urban spacies sounds and excerpts of Pelléas et Mélisande's arrangements.

PROJECT PRESENTATION

Creation and Innovation Workshop

Music walk

Représentations

Hôtel Maynier d'Oppède
Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 17:00

Saison

Music Creation
Aaron Einbond
Staging
Jude Christian

Free

In collaboration with Opera Lab Berlin

Introduction to Œdipus Rex / Symphonie de Psaumes

Specials

These introductions take place an hour before every opera performance at the scheduled venue.

Presentations hosted by Alain Perroux, Aurélie Barbuscia and Saskia de Ville.

Introduction to Œdipus Rex / Symphonie de Psaumes

Représentations

Grand Théâtre de Provence
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 19:00Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 19:00

Saison

To help the audience prepare for an opera performance, challenging their opinion and heightening their critical awareness, the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence organises a series of meetings around its operas designed to provide an introduction to the work by shedding light on its genesis, music and libretto.

Free entrance

Prélude à Œdipus Rex / Symphonie de Psaumes

Specials

Une heure avant chaque représentation d’opéra, une introduction à l’œuvre est systématiquement proposée. Celle-ci fournit au spectateur des clés pour une écoute plus active et une participation plus personnelle au spectacle qu’il s’apprête à découvrir.

Animés par Alain Perroux, Aurélie Barbuscia et Saskia de Ville.

Prélude à Œdipus Rex / Symphonie de Psaumes

Représentations

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 19:00Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 19:00

Saison

Pour préparer une écoute ou un regard, pour confronter son point de vue et aiguiser son sens critique, le Festival vous invite à une série de rencontres autour de ses spectacles.

Entrée libre et gratuite

Rooftop jam session

Aix en Juin
Toit-terrasse de La Friche La Belle de Mai
  • 7pm-8:30pm: Concert of the Ibn Zaydoun Multicultural Chorus
    Middle-Eastern traditional songs and ancient and contemporary Arabic poems on a music by Moneim Adwan, Chorus master
  • 8:40pm-9:40pm: Concert by Zied Zouari, violinist and conductor of Kalîla wa Dimna
    Indo-Oriental solo mixed with groove and electonic music
  • 9:50-11pm: Concert by the composer, singer and udist Moneim Adwan, Zied Zouari and other artists of Kalîla wa Dimna

Choeur Ibn Zaydoun: Etrange cette gazelle by AixFestival

Egyptian Notice (Zied Zouari) by AixFestival

Choeur Ibn Zaydoun - Moneim Adwan : L'Esprit de Sainteté by AixFestival

On Air is a coproduction of La Friche La Belle de Mai and of the Grandes Tables de la Friche.

A musical night inspired by the opera Kalîla wa Dimna

Rooftop jam session

Représentations

La Friche La Belle de Mai (rooftop)
Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 19:00

Saison

Chorus
Ibn Zaydoun Multicultural Chorus
Violin
Zied Zouari
Ud & voice
Moneim Adwan

Free entrance

4 hours

Within the On Air parties organised by La Friche La Belle de Mai

Chamber music master class

Aix en Juin
Johannes Meissl

Consult the biographies of the artists taking part in the chamber music residency :
LIVRET BIOGRAPHIQUE

Chamber music residency

Chamber music master class

Représentations

Hôtel Maynier d'Oppède
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 12:00

Saison

An unparalleled pedagogue and a chamber music enthusiast, Johannes Meissl has the string quartets and the trio with piano of the residency work on a repertoire focusing on the founders of modernity : Debussy, Chausson, Stravinsky, Webern, Schönberg and Berg.

Accessible with the Pass (15€)
Free for the under 30
Single ticket : 5€

1h

Chamber music concert

Aix en Juin
Chamber music residency

Chamber music concert

Représentations

Hôtel Maynier d'Oppède
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 21:30

Saison

The sting quartets and trio with piano of the Académie's residency interpret works composed between Paris and Vienna, at the watershed of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Accessible with the Pass (15€)
Free for the under 30
Single ticket : 5€

1h10

PHILIPPE BOESMANS

Specials
Philippe Boesmans

To celebrate its 80th birthday, the Fondation de Treilles in Tourtour gathers twenty researchers, artists, musicians and singers from seven different countries to tackle the "Boesmans mystery" in presence of Philippe Boesmans himself. A tribute to which the audience is welcome to take part for a day and a musical evening with the Quatuor Tana on works by Philippe Boesmans. A wink-event to Pinocchio, the forthcoming opera by Philippe Boesmans and staged by Joël Pommerat which will be premiered at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence in July 2017.

 

With the support of the Université de Poitiers and the Académie Royale de Belgique

Symposium

PHILIPPE BOESMANS

Représentations

Cité du Livre (amphithéâtre de la Verrière)
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 10:30

Liens direct

Quatuor Tana – Lauréats HSBC de l’Académie

Saison

Philippe Boesmans, post-modern or unique?

Free entrance

from 10:30am to 5pm

Introduction to Così fan tutte

Specials

These introductions take place an hour before every opera performance at the scheduled venue.

Presentations hosted by Alain Perroux, Aurélie Barbuscia and Saskia de Ville.

Introduction to Così fan tutte

Représentations

Cour du Presbytère (Place de l'Archevêché)
Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 20:30Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 20:30Friday, July 8, 2016 - 20:30Monday, July 11, 2016 - 20:30Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 20:30Friday, July 15, 2016 - 20:30Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 20:30Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 20:30

Saison

To help the audience prepare for an opera performance, challenging their opinion and heightening their critical awareness, the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence organises a series of meetings around its operas designed to provide an introduction to the work by shedding light on its genesis, music and libretto.

Free entrance

Introduction to Pelléas et Mélisande

Specials

These introductions take place an hour before every opera performance at the scheduled venue.

Presentations hosted by Alain Perroux, Aurélie Barbuscia and Saskia de Ville.

Introduction to Pelléas et Mélisande

Représentations

Grand Théâtre de Provence
Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 18:30Monday, July 4, 2016 - 18:30Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 18:30Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 18:30Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 18:30

Saison

To help the audience prepare for an opera performance, challenging their opinion and heightening their critical awareness, the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence organises a series of meetings around its operas designed to provide an introduction to the work by shedding light on its genesis, music and libretto.

Free entrance

Introduction to Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno

Specials

These introductions take place an hour before every opera performance at the scheduled venue.

Presentations hosted by Alain Perroux, Aurélie Barbuscia and Saskia de Ville.

Introduction to Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno

Représentations

Cour du Presbytère (Place de l'Archevêché)
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 21:00Monday, July 4, 2016 - 21:00Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 21:00Saturday, July 9, 2016 - 21:00Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 21:00Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 21:00

Saison

To help the audience prepare for an opera performance, challenging their opinion and heightening their critical awareness, the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence organises a series of meetings around its operas designed to provide an introduction to the work by shedding light on its genesis, music and libretto.

Free entrance

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