Festival International d’Art Lyrique d’Aix-en-Provence

A month-long event in the south of France, making opera relevant and available to new audiences

Festival International d’Art Lyrique d’Aix-en-Provence, or Festival d’Aix, isn’t your average collection of acts in the already crowded festival season. Though, in its 69th year, it’s certainly not new. Set in various theaters (one of which is outdoors) across Aix-en-Provence, it’s also not a hub of overcrowding, Instagramming or raucous behavior. Rather, Festival d’Aix demonstrates the sheer power of an ever-relevant art form: opera. Without …