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What's On in Burgundy 2016?

34th International festival of baroque opera Beaune 2016

Each week-end in July 8-31

Notre Dame BeauneAn international line-up of musicians, and an equally international audience enjoy music by the all-time greats. In the magnificent settings of the courtyard and Salle des Pôvres of the Hospices de Beaune and the Basilique Notre-Dame, right, in the centre of town, these concerts are a real occasion, worth going out of your way for.


2016 Programme - booking open from March 1



Friday July 8

Recital by Andreas Scholl, countertenor, "Cantates italiennes" by Handel, Ensemble Baroque, Tamar Halperin, Basilique Notre-Dame, 21.00

Saturday July 9

Opera "Didon & Enee" by Purcell, Orchestre Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset, Courtyard Hospices de Beaune, 21.00

Sunday July 10

Oratori 'Belshazzar' by Handel, RIAS Kammerchor Berlin & Orch. Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone, Basilique Notre-Dame, 21.00


Friday July 15

Recital David DQ Lee, countertenor “Airs d’opéras & d’oratorios” by Handel, Rossini..., Helen Collyer, clavecin & piano, Salle des Pôvres Hospices de Beaune 21.00

Saturday July 16

Opera 'Zoroastre' by Rameau, Choir & orch. Pygmalion, Raphaël Pichon, Courtyard Hospices de Beaune, 21.00

Sunday July 17

Opera Mozart's Requiem, Gabrieli Consort & Players, Paul McCreesh, Basilique Notre-Dame, 21.00


Friday July 22

Cantatas 'BWV 55, 202, 211' by Bach
Les Arts Florissants, William Christie, Basilique Notre-Dame, 21.00

Saturday July 23

Opera 'Tamerlano' by Vivaldi, Orchestre Les Accents, Thibault Noally, Courtyard Hospices de Beaune, 21.00

Sunday July 24

"Messe du Couronnement" & "Vêpres Solennelles" by Mozart
Choeur Accentus & Insula orchestra, Laurence Equilbey, Basilique Notre Dame, 21.00


Friday July 29

Opera "La descente d’Orphée aux enfers" de Charpentier & “Welcome to all the pleasure” by Purcell, Ensemble Correspondances, Sébastien Daucé, Basilique Notre-Dame 21.00

Saturday July 30

Opéra"Acis and Galatea" by Handel, Orchestre Le Banquet Céleste, Damien Guillon, Courtyard Hospices de Beaune, 21.00

Sunday July 31 Gala romantique, Edgardo Rocha, tenor,“Grands Airs d’opéras” by Rossini, Puccini..., Bernardo Aroztegui, piano, Basilique Notre-Dame, 21.00


Beaune Bureau du Festival BP 60071 -  21202 Beaune Cedex

* Tél.00 33 (0)3 80 22 97 20  .  Fax. 00 33 (0)3 80 24 90 09

* E mail : festival.beaune@orange.fr