Digital Festival From Aix-en-Provence

Author: ARTE G.E.I.E.

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions in France, the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence can’t take place in its usual form. Starting on 6 July, ARTE Concert presents a virtual edition.

  • Festival Aix-en-Provence | Copyright: © ARTE / Vincent Pontet

    Festival Aix-en-Provence © ARTE / Vincent Pontet

Each year since 1948, the Aix-en-Provence Festival has offered a great variety of programs: opera productions, contemporary creations, rediscovery of Baroque masterpieces, chamber operas and exceptional concerts. In response to the cultural lockdown-restrictions, the festival this year offers a virtual edition, making lovers of classical music still get their money’s worth.
ARTE Concert is glad to present highlights of this special online programmation from Monday 6 to Wednesday 15 July. The audience will rediscover 10 operas of the last years, such as “Pelléas et Mélisande” (2016; Esa-Pekka Salonen, Katie Mitchell) or last year’s “Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny” (2019, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Ivo van Hove).
In addition, ARTE Concert presents a concert or recital every evening over the ten days with well-known figures of the classical music scene, such as Simon Rattle and Magdalena Kozena, Thomas Hengelbrock, Jakub Jozef Jozef Orlinski, Sabine Deveilhe and many others.



Beethoven: the heard and the deaf

Beethoven Jubiläums Gesellschaft

What was the cause of Beethoven’s hearing impairment and could modern medicine have helped him? The Medical-musical symposium in October 2020 in Bonn.

Private Concert at Daniel Barenboim’s home


Daniel Barenboim invites audiences to his Berlin villa to talk to Annie Dutoit and to play Mozart and Beethoven with his son Michael and cellist Kian Soltani.

New on takt1: Faust and Queyras


Isabelle Faust and Jean-Guihen Queyras with baroque music from Konzerthaus Dortmund.

New on takt1: Artemis Quartett


The Artemis Quartett with music from Tchaikovsky and Schubert, recorded in the Konzerthaus Dortmund.


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