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What's On in Burgundy 2017?

35th International festival of baroque opera Beaune 2017

Each week-end in July

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.


2017 Programme - booking now open



Friday July 7

Opera 'Ottone' by Handel

Orch: Il Pomo d'Or, George Petrou, Cour des Hospices*, 21h.00

Saturday July 8

'Grande Messe en Ut' by Mozart

Ch. Accentus & Insula Orch, Laurence Equilbey, Basilique Notre-Dame, 21.00

Sunday July 9

Recital: Damien Guillon, counter tenor, Cantates pour Alto by Bach

Ens. Le Banquet Céleste. Basilique Notre Dame. 21.00


Friday 14

Opera 'Alceste' by Lully

Ch.de Namur & Orch Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset, Cours des Hospices*, 21.00

Saturday 15

'Oratorios & Grands Motets' by Charpentier

Ch. & Orch. Les Arts Florissants, William Christie, Basilique Notre-Dame, 21.00

Sunday 16

Recital Andreas Scholl, counter tenor, Airs of Purcell, Handel

Orch. Accademia Bizantina, Basilique Notre-Dame, 21.00


Friday 21

Opera 'Mitridate' by Scarlatti

Orch. Les Accents, Thibault Noally, Basilique Notre-Dame, 21.00

Saturday 22

Opera 'Tancredi' by Rossini

Ch. Namur & Orch. Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone, Cours des Hospices*, 21.00

Sunday 23

Opera 'Don Giovanni' by Mozart

Ch. English Voices & Orch. Cercle de l'Harmonie, Jeremy Rhorer, Cours des Hospices* 21.00


Friday 28

Recital Karine Deshayes, mezzo-soprano, Airs from the operas by Rossini

Dominique Plancade, piano, Hospices Salle des Pôvres, 21.00

Saturday 29

Opera 'Orfeo' by Monteverdi

Ch. & Orch. Les Cris de Paris, Geoffroy Jourdain, Cours des Hospices*, 21.00

Sunday 30

Spectacle 'Mozart: 'Vie et Amour'

Orch. B'Rock, René Jacobs, Cour des Hospices* 21.00

* Weather permitting


Beaune Bureau du Festival BP 60071 -  21202 Beaune Cedex

* Tél.00 33 (0)3 80 22 97 20  . 

* E mail : festival.beaune@orange.fr