Friends of Opera - Friends of Buxton Festival

Opera in Aix-en-Provence

Sunday 2 - Thursday 6 July 2017

Festival International d’Art Lyrique d’Aix-en-Provence is one of Europe’s major opera festivals. The opera venues are the new Grand Théâtre de Provence and Théâtre de l'Archevêché, an open air theatre in the old Archbishop's Palace.
We are offering three operas:
Grand Théâtre de Provence
Philippe Boesmans: Pinocchio
Klangforum, Emilio Pomarico conductor, Joël Pommerat director
Grand Théâtre de Provence
Bizet: Carmen
Orchestre de Paris, Pablo Heras-Casado conductor,
Dmitri Tcherniakov director
Théâtre de l’Archevêché
Stravinsky: Rake’s Progress
Orchestre de Paris, Daniel Harding conductor, Simon McBurney director
We will be staying in the Hôtel des Augustins, a former 15th century convent in the centre of the city. We will have a guided tour of Aix with a local guide.

Manchester - Marseille via Amsterdam
2 July KLM KL1074 & KL2039 dep.8.00 arr.14.20 (2-hour transfer)
   6 July KLM KL2040 & KL1097 dep.17.45 arr.21.35 (90-minute transfer)

London Heathrow - Marseille
2 July British Airways BA368 dep.13.05 arr.16.00 
6 July BA369 dep.16.50 arr.17.50
Cost per person; £1595 (based on 2 people sharing) 
Single room supplement; £170

The cost of this holiday will cover the following:

  • Flights to Marseille
  • Admission to 3 performances
  • 4 nights bed and continental breakfast in hotel
  • 2 meals with wine
  • Guided tour of Aix
  • All necessary transfers
  • Services of tour escort

This Holidays is offered to Friends of Buxton Festival, WNO Friends

and clients of John Whibley "Holidays with Music"

Travel insurance is not included

Details are correct at time of publishing (June 2017) but may be subject to change.

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