• 14th Musique Cordiale International Festival : 28 July – 11 August 2018

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After another fabulous year of high calibre music in France & Britain in 2017…. here is news of THIS YEAR, the 14th annual international summer festival in the Var, France: over 20 great & diverse high calibre concerts, 28 July to 11 August 2018, including Haydn’s choral work, Die Jahreszeiten (THE SEASONS), jazz, solo, orchestral & chamber music, song & opera & the Summer String Academy in Provence, 26 July – 4 August. Even before that, let us introduce the Jeunes Choristes de Musique Cordiale.

String Academy
26 July – 4 August 2018

Applications are invited from another group of talented young players to join renowned players Levon Chilingirian (violin), Susie Mésàzaros (viola) & Jane Hyland (cello) with piano accompanist Philip Saudek at our Summer Academy for Strings in Provence

Choir rehearse the Creation, Montauroux

Festival Choir
3 – 12 August 2018

Haydn’s Die Jahreszeiten (The Seasons),
(sung with orchestra & soloists)
& a cappella works by J S Bach & Schütz
directed by Graham Ross,
Pays de Fayence, France

14th International Festival

28 July – 11 August 2018

Over 20 varied events – orchestral, chamber music, recitals, opera, choral, jazz, vocal ,folk & a little nostalgic rock
in beautiful warm surroundings in the Pays de Fayence, Provence, France

2018 festival concert programme available NOW
Concert tickets & passes
(+ dinners for members) available online

Musique-Cordiale weekend in Kent

The Autumn Musique-Cordiale weekend in Kent, GB, including Handel’s Messiah
16-18 November 2018

Collecte de Fonds – Gala Dinner & Soirée musicale

Tickets almost SOLD OUT to join us at our popular 2018 annual fund-raising evening – with wine, dinner and music at the lovely Moulin de Camandoule, between Seillans and Fayence on 24 July at 7PM. Do join us if you can!

Premier stage 2018

In 2018, Musique Cordiale is also reaching out in the local community in the Var: there are to be opportunities for

Les Jeunes Choristes de Musique Cordiale

Our first International Chorale for YOUNG SINGERS (aged 6 -14): 4 FREE courses in Seillans, Draguignan & Saint Raphael in April, May & June, culminating in a Final concert on the afternoon of 28 July – on the eve of the Festival.



Situated in the hills between Nice & Aix-en-Provence, Musique Cordiale in summer has become
one of the most significant music festivals in Europe: experienced professionals and stars, exciting young talent, wonderful music

For 2 or 3 weeks in late July & early August each year, over 125 musicians and singers pour into Seillans and the Pays de Fayence from all over the world to embark on two weeks of intense music making in beautiful medieval hill towns & villages in the Var, Provence, France

Pays de Fayence Festival Sponsor
Seillans Festival
Pays de Fayence Festival Sponsor
Handstand Festival Sponsor
Super U Festival Sponsor
Morris-Venables Charitable Foundation

We are committed to presenting a brilliant festival in 2018 and look forward to welcoming you to Seillans & the Pays de Fayence in Provence! In the face of precarious subsidies and dramatic currency shifts, we are more dependent than ever on the help of our audiences and supporters.

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.