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Festival d’Aix-en-Provence 2022 – opera: program, ticket, opera


Aix-en-Provence International Lyric Art Festival
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The Aix-en-Provence Festival is dedicated to lyrical art and opera. From July 4 to 23, 2022, it invites you to “Go through the ordeal and be reborn”: all the programming refers to this idea, particularly around the project Resurrection – inspired by Second Symphony by Mahler – presented at the Stadium of Vitrolles, a place abandoned for 20 years.

The classical music in all its subtleties awaits you in the Bouches-du-Rhône with this festival dedicated to opera in the city of Aix-en-Provence.

The program of the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence 2022

A wide range of eras and styles are at program of this international festival of Aix-en-Provence : Italian Baroque music, contemporary creations, classical or contemporary operas, concerts and recitals… Thus, masterpieces of music are presented to the public of Aix, who are always present.

Operas on the program of the Festival d’Aix 2022

Resurrection

Gustav Mahler

Musical Direction Esa-Pekka Salonen

Directed by Romeo Castellucci

Starring Golda Schultz, Marianne Crebassa
Choir And Orchestra Of Paris

New Production
In Coproduction With Abu Dhabi Festival

Vitrolles Stadium
July 4, 7, 10, 11, 13, 2022 at 9 p.m. – €31

Salome

Richard Strauss

Musical Direction Ingo Metzmacher

Directed by Andrea Breth

With Elsa Dreisig, Gabor Bretz, John Daszak, Angela Denoke
Paris Orchestra

New Production
In Coproduction With Novaya Opera – Moscow

Grand Theater of Provence
July 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 2022 at 8 p.m. – €31

Idomene, King of Crete

Wolfgang AmadeusMozart

Musical Direction Raphaël Pichon

Directed by Satoshi Miyagi

With Michael Spyres, Anna Stephany, Sabine Devieilhe, Siobhan Stagg
Pygmalion

New Production

Archdiocese Theater
July 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 19, 22, 2022 at 9:30 p.m. – €31

Moses and Pharaoh

Gioacchino Rossini

Musical Direction Michele Mariotti

Directed by Tobias Kratzer

With Michele Pertusi, Adrian Sâmpetrean, Pene Pati, Jeanine De Bique, Vasilisa Berzhanskaya
Chorus And Orchestra Of The Opera Of Lyon

New Production
In Coproduction With Opéra National De Lyon, Teatro Real De Madrid

Archdiocese Theater
July 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 20, 2022 at 9:30 p.m. – €31

Il Viaggio, Dante

Pascal Dusapin

World Creation

Musical Direction Kent Nagano

Staging Claus Guth

With Jean-Sébastien Bou, Evan Hughes*, Christel Loetzsch, Jennifer France, Maria Carla Pino Cury, Dominique Visse, Giacomo Prestia
Chorus And Orchestra Of The Opera Of Lyon

New Production
In Coproduction With The National Opera Of Paris

Grand Theater of Provence
July 8, 13, 15, 17, 2022 at 8 p.m. – €31

The Incoronazione Di Poppea

Claudio Monteverdi

Musical Direction Leonardo García Alarcon

Directed by Ted Huffman

Starring Jacquelyn Stucker, Jake Arditti, Fleur Barron, Paul-Antoine Benos-Djian
Cappella Mediterranea

New Production
In Co-production With Opéra De Rennes, Palau De Les Arts Reina Sofía – Valencia

Jeu de Paume Theater
July 9, 12, 15, 18, 20, 21, 23, 2022 at 8 p.m. – €31
July 14, 17, 2022 at 5 p.m.

Woman At Point Zero

Bushra El-Turk

World Creation

Musical Direction Kanako Abe

Directed by Laila Soliman

Zar set

New Production
Production Lod Muziektheater In Coproduction With Festival D’aix-En-Provence, Desingel Antwerpen, Opera Ballet Vlaanderen, Concertgebouw Brugge & Muziektheater, Transparant, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Shubbak Festival London, Britten Pears Arts, Grand Théâtre De Luxembourg

Black Pavilion
July 10, 2022 at 5 p.m., July 11, 2022 at 8 p.m. – €15

With the support of Enoa and the Creative Europe Program of the European Union, Fedora, Afac (The Arab Fund For Arts And Culture)

The Orfeo

Claudio Monteverdi

Concert Version

Musical Direction Leonardo García Alarcon
With Valerio Contaldo, Mariana Flores

Cappella Mediterranea
Namur Chamber Choir

Grand Theater of Provence
July 11, 2022 at 8 p.m. – €26

norma

Vincenzo Bellini

Concert Version

Musical Direction Riccardo Minasi

With Karine Deshayes, Michael Spyres, Nina Minasyan
Resonanz Set
Pygmalion Choir

Grand Theater of Provence
July 18, 2022 at 8 p.m.

Orpheus and Eurydice

Christoph Willibald Gluck — Hector Berlioz Version

Concert Version

Musical Direction Raphaël Pichon

With Emily D’angelo, Sabine Devieilhe, Lea Desandre
Pygmalion

Grand Theater of Provence
July 21, 2022 at 8 p.m. – €26

The concerts of the Festival d’Aix 2022

Many concerts and recitals complete the program of the Festival d’art lyrique d’Aix-en-Provence in this year 2022. Among the artists expected, we can mention:

  • Julia Bullock, July 5 at 9 p.m. at the Hôtel Mayner in Oppèd and July 16 at 8 p.m. at the Pavillon Noir – €31
  • the Diotoma Quartet, July 6 at 9 p.m. at the Hotel Mayner in Oppède – €15
  • Les Talens Lyriques, July 7 at 9 p.m. at the Hotel Mayner in Oppède – €31
  • Karine Deshayes & Florian Sempey, July 8 at 9 p.m. at the Hotel Mayner in Oppède
  • Abeer Nehme, July 9 at 9 p.m. at the Hotel Mayner in Oppède – €15
  • Joao Barradas, July 12 at 9 p.m. at the Hotel Mayner in Oppède – €15
  • OJM – Fabrizio Cassol on July 13 at 8 p.m. at the Darius Milhaud Conservatory – €15
  • the Orchester de Paris, July 14 at the Grand Théâtre de Provence – €26
  • Golda Schultz, July 15 at the Hotel Maynier in Oppède – €15
  • A. Prohaska – N. Altstaedt – F. Corti, July 19 at 9 p.m. at the Hôtel Maynier in Oppède – €15
  • OJM – Duncan Ward, July 20 at 8 p.m. at the Grand Théâtre de Provence – €15
  • Benjamin Bernheim, July 22 at 8 p.m. at the Darius Milhaud Conservatory – €31
  • Tarek Yamani, July 23 at 9 p.m. at the Hotel Maynier in Oppède – €15

The rest of the program and the detailed schedule is online at festival-aix.com

Festival d’Aix: tickets and online ticket office

Would you like to attend one (or more) performance(s) of the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence during its next edition? As soon as the program is announced, do not hesitate to reserve your seats ! Depending on where the concert or opera is taking place, places can sell out very quickly. The Ticketing online allows you to easily reserve your seats as soon as possible.

The ticket office for single tickets will open on Thursday, February 3, 2022, from 10 a.m. You will be able to buy your tickets and reserve your seats for one (or more) concert(s) on display at the Festival d’Aix 2022.

Are you passing through Aix to attend the opera festival? And if you take the opportunity to go to the Zic Zac festival or discover and visit Marseille? You can even attend the Château-Gombert International Folklore Festival (in one of the districts of Marseille).

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