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From 14th to 26th July 2024

Voir le programme détaillé de
l'Académie Festival de Musique des Arcs

The theme of the 51st Académie-Festival des Arcs will be :

"Mademoiselle: at the school of Nadia Boulanger", an immense pedagogue who spanned almost the whole of the 20th century, whose teachers included Gabriel Fauré, Louis Vierne, Maurice Ravel and George Enesco, whose friends included Igor Stravinsky and Paul Valéry, and who had over 1000 pupils, including Leonard Bernstein, Philip Glass, Quincy Jones, Astor Piazzolla, Jean Françaix, George Gershwin and Lalo Schfrin...

Great concerts in store, from tango to American minimalism, jazz or film music.

Among the many highlights, the centenary of the death of Gabriel Fauré, a day devoted to the music of Bach, dance with a carte blanche for Benjamin Millepied, a day devoted to French Romantic music with the support of the Palazzetto Bru Zane, cinema, conferences, workshops, issues, debates...

Open-air concerts, concerts for young audiences, concerts in the beautiful baroque churches of the surrounding villages, wine-tasting concerts, film-concerts, featured concerts, Mozart or Schumann monographic concerts, concerts ALL FREE OF CHARGE.

We look forward to seeing you all at this first edition of the second half-century of the Académie-Festival des Arcs!

Highlights of the event:

- 14 July, 6pm - 7.30pm: Opening concert, chamber orchestra
- 19 July, 9-10.30pm: Peter and the Wolf recited by Sylvain Tesson
- 21 July, 9pm - 10.30pm: Benjamin Millepied's carte blanche
- Screenings in partnership with Les Arcs Film Festival: 18 July, 7-9pm La Panthère des neiges presented by Sylvain Tesson, 21 July, 7-8.30pm Divertimento and 23 July, 7-8.30pm Les passagers de l'Everest
- 23 July, 4pm - 5pm: Concert for young audiences "L'histoire de Babar" (The Story of Babar)

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