Eight HarrisonParrott Artists perform at Festival d’Aix en Provence 2021
Eight HarrisonParrott artists perform at Festival d’Aix-en-Provence
Amitai Pati takes part in the final concert of the Académie’s ‘Vocal Residency’ on 4 July which includes Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the Balthasar Neumann Ensemble, conducted by Duncan Ward, assisted by Stephanie Childress who joins as part of the Festival’s Young Conductors Programme.
On 5 JulyPatricia Kopatchinskaja gives a recital with Polina Leschenko at Hôtel Maynier d’Oppède, performing Poulenc and Enescu sonatas, Clara Schumann, and Ravel.
Later in the Festival on 12 July, Patricia Kopatchinskaja performs Pierrot Lunaire in a new production directed by Silvia Costa. The musicians are joined by a funambulist, and the programme includes works by Milhaud, CPE Bach, Enescu, Sciarrino and Gubaidulina.
On 14 July, Patricia Kopatchinskaja joins the London Symphony Orchestra and Susanna Mälkki for Stravinsky’s Violin Concerto.
Acclaimed mezzo-soprano, Jamie Barton makes her Festival debut as Brangäne in Simon Stone’s new production of Tristan und Isolde. Sir Simon Rattle conducts the forces of the London Symphony Orchestra with performances opening on 8 July 2021. The performance on 28 July will be live-streamed via Arte Concert and broadcast via the Arte TV channel at a later date.
After performing together at the Granada Festival, Klaus Mäkelä and Orchestre de Paris with soloist Janine Jansen travel to Aix to perform a programme including Ravel, Bruch and Dvořák on 13 July.
Valentin Thill makes his debut at the Festival singing Barbarigo in Verdi’s I due Foscari under Daniele Rustioni on 16 July.