• Festival stats

    These are the impressive final stats for the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, an event Opera Lively highly admired. We are still processing the phenomenal exclusive interviews we got from several artists in Aix; stay tuned for these interesting pieces.

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    EVENTS (JUNE-JULY 2016)
    5 lyrical productions
    18 concerts (excluding the Académie)
    45 meetings / conferences
    3 professional seminars

    ATTENDANCE
    97,9% seat-occupancy rate of operas
    94,2% seat-occupancy rate of concerts
    39 972 seats for the operas and concerts (excluding the Académie)
    35 554 seats for Aix en Juin, the Académie, public rehearsals and screenings
    Total Attendance: 75 526

    AIX EN JUIN
    62 events
    17 004 spectators including 12 736 free entries
    4 155 Pass sold (Aix en Juin and the Académie – 723 free Pass for young people under 30)

    ACADÉMIE DU FESTIVAL D’AIX
    56 events including 24 scheduled as part of Aix en Juin
    253 young artists (singers and instrumentalists) – 45 nationalities
    21 composers
    9 world premieres (including 8 commissioned by the Académie) and 1 French creation
    16 concerts out of Aix en Provence as part as Aix en Juin and the Académie tour

    PASSERELLES: EDUCATION AND SOCIAL ARTISTIC ACTIONS
    3 201 young people from 87 education institutions (middle schools, high schools, colleges, music schools, conservatoires)
    1 170 students from Aix-Marseille University (370 people from Opéra ON programme)
    2 250 young people and adults with 110 associations
    220 amateurs and 1 450 spectators for Ouverture[s]

    RECORDINGS – TELEVISIONS, RADIOS BROADCASTINGS AND SCREENINGS
    5 operas recorded for televisions and websites
    8 evening performances/recordings on France Musique
    1 documentary on Kalîla wa Dimna
    3 webdocs (available on the Festival d’Aix website)
    4 immersive 360° video recordings (Kalîla wa Dimna, Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno, Così fan tutte and SolOmax de R. Imbert)
    32 screenings in 28 different cities in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region
    41 screenings in France and in 18 foreign countries
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