International summer festival: back in Seillans & the Pays de Fayence, France
3 – 12 August 2023
1 – 10 August 2024
It proved to be a fabulous festival in Provence again this summer; but now it’s all over for another year: come back again in 2024 for our 20th year! (or why not join us for Musique-Cordiale AUTUMN in KENT in November 2023? – see below)
Musique Cordiale is an annual summer festival, bringing together musicians singers and audiences from across Europe to enjoy high-calibre classical music in the inviting summer ambiance of the Pays-de-Fayence in Provence, France (combined with an Autumn weekend in Kent, England).
- A 10-day international festival of classical, choral & orchestral music.
- Lunch-time & evening concerts.
- Concerts in each town (les villages perchés) of the beautiful Pays de Fayence.
Programme & Tickets
The 2023 Festival Programme is HERE
2023 summer BOX OFFICE NOW CLOSED
HERE you will find details of the repertoire & prices of tickets for Evening Concerts this summer. (These are the ones that you need tickets for: no tickets are required for the FREE lunch-time concerts throughout the Pays de Fayence).
Tickets for evening concerts available online HERE from Easter.
Join us again for Autumn concerts in Kent, 9-12 November 2023 (see below)
and for the 20th Annual Musique Cordiale International Festival
Pays de Fayence, France, 1 – 10 August 2024
Artistic director: Graham Ross
Musique-Cordiale Festival Orchestra & Choir
– with a great young line-up of 2023 soloists
Other upcoming events
3 Autumn CONCERTS in England
Musique- Cordiale in Kent
10 – 12 November 2023
A reprise of some of the choral highlights from the summer Festival 2023 will be performed among 3 concerts this autumn in Faversham, Kent, GB. Our big thanks to our patient Kent audiences, who were so loyal to us during the pandemic period when Musique-Cordiale had to abandon Provence and could go no further than Kent!
(Autumn 2023 choir enrolment information is HERE)
6PM, Saturday 11 November,
Church of Mary of Charity, Faversham, ME13 8GZ
Musique-Cordiale Festival Choir & Orchestra
conductor Graham Ross
HANDEL Concerto Grosso Op. 6, No. 2
MOZART Laudate Dominum from Solemn Vespers
HANDEL Birthday Ode for Queen Anne
MOZART Coronation Mass
Tickets for the AUTUMN CONCERTS will be available online from 25 September or at the door
7PM, Friday 10 November, Assembly Rooms, Faversham, ME13 8PG:
Concert & presentation
The COUNTER-TENOR & OTHER VOICES
Handel, Senestino, Farinelli & friends: opera for the nobility
James Hall, counter-tenor (with String quartet)
Recital: A HISTORY of ENGLISH SONG THROUGHOUT THE AGES
Lucy Farrimond, soprano & Aidan Coburn, tenor
Rebecca Taylor, piano
11AM, Sun 12 November,
The Assembly Rooms,
Faversham, ME13 8PG
To help us to keep offering a high-quality programme at affordable prices, please do consider supporting us, for example, by becoming a Member, Friend or Donor of Musique Cordiale or by offering in-kind help as a volunteer or artist host.
Pour nous aider à continuer d’offrir un programme de haute qualité à des prix abordables, pensez à nous soutenir, par exemple en devenant membre, ami ou donateur de Musique Cordiale ou en offrant une aide en nature en tant que bénévole ou artiste hôte.