An exciting summer festival of classical music, song, oratorio and opera, set in medieval hill towns in Provence.

“passionately spirited performances, packed houses and the culture of extended friendship that the name suggests”
Michael White, Telegraph

12th Musique Cordiale International Festival: 30 July – 13 August 2016
Strings Academy with Levon Chilingirian: 28 July – 6 August 2016
Choral course with Graham Ross: 5 – 14 August 2016

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Festival Provence

Situated in the hills between Nice & Aix-en-Provence, Musique Cordiale has become one of the most significant music festivals in the area. For two weeks in August, over 100 musicians pour into the village of Seillans to embark on two weeks of intense music making.

Levon Chilingirian


Residential summer school for advanced string players situated in the exquisite hilltop village of Seillans in Provence (1 hour from Nice).

Levon Chilingirian & Susie Mészáros, members of the celebrated Chilingirian String Quartet and professors at the RAM, RCM, Guildhall and The Royal Northern College of Music, will be joined by Jane Hyland, former principal cellist of the BBC Welsh Orchestra, to give individual lessons, masterclasses, chamber music coaching and orchestral training. The course will  culminate in two concerts: one showcasing the students’ chamber, solo and ensemble work and the other playing next to a professional member of the Festival Orchestra conducted by James Lowe.

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Festival Provence

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Seillans Festival
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