Carnival in Dunkerque

Festivities in this northern city continue over 12 weekends between Epiphany and Mardi Gras, culminating on the last three days.

Live from Aix 2011: La Clemenza di Tito

Sarah Connolly shines in La Clemenza di Tito

Summer Festivals

AIX-EN-PROVENCE Festival d’Aix-en-Provence One of the most prestigious music festivals in Europe, in several venues including the delightful courtyard of the former Episcopal Palace. On the program: Verdi’s La Traviata with star soprano Natalie Dessay, Mozart’s...

Nohant, Indre: Frédéric Chopin and George Sand

The bicentenary of Chopin's birth is being celebrated with great ceremony all over the world this year.

La Violette: French Songs from the Vermont Woods

A new CD celebrates the little-known traditional music of French-speaking Vermont.

Jazz in Marciac

The small Gascon town of Marciac in southwest France enjoys a quiet existence, much as it has done since it was founded by local nobility in the late 13th century. Rolling fields and vineyards...

Live from Aix 2010: A Duel for Don Giovanni

Mozart under the stars at opening night of the opera festival in Aix-en-Provence