The 33rd Edition of the Fête de la Musique

The annual Fête de la Musique will take place on Saturday, June 21 (the summer solstice). What started in 1982 in France has now become a global phenomenon, taking place in more than 100...

Evenings out in Paris: The Soul Rebels

The New Orleans brass band arrives in the City of Light this June.

Festival Pablo Casals: Music without Borders in the Midi-Pyrénées

Prades is located in the Midi-Pyrénées in southern France, near the border with Spain, and the commune became the adopted home of Catalan cellist and conductor Pablo Casals (1876-1973), who took himself into exile...

The Duke Ellington Orchestra Plays in Paris

Even 40 years after Ellington's death, his famed orchestra lives on...

Festival La Saint Vincent Tournante

The congenial annual festival honors the patron saint of wine growers.

Christmas in France

France’s festive season kicks off on November 25, Saint Catherine’s Day, and runs through the four weeks of Advent up to Christmas, then all the way to Epiphany on January 6. The festivities revolve...

Christmas and New Year’s Classical Concerts in Paris

For a truly special experience this festive season, the classical Christmas and New Year’s concerts at La Sainte-Chapelle ought to hit the spot. A masterpiece of Gothic architecture nestled on the Ile de la...

Autumn in Normandy Festival

Culture vultures won't want to miss this festival with world-class performing arts.

Besançon Music Festival

There couldn’t be a more imposing backdrop for one of the oldest and most prestigious music festivals in France than the Citadelle de Besançon. Open to recitals and chamber music, it is the symphonic...

More Summer Festivals

Opera, Celtic music, rock and more summer celebrations.