Live from Aix-en-Provence: Day 1

The Festival d'Aix-en-Provence opened last night with an effervescent production of The Marriage of Figaro.

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