Contemporary and modern music at Aix-en-Provence,
heard by GIUSEPPE PENNISI
The Aix Festival gives priority to lyric opera and includes a modern opera every year, possibly a new commission. As indicated in my previous article [Different Women, 30 July 2013], the festival also offers symphonic and chamber music. During my recent stay in Provence, I tried to give a theme to my selection from the vast menu being offered. Thus, I focused on contemporary and modern music, and in particular on the opera commissioned this year from a young Portuguese composer, Vasco Mendonça, and on a concert of the Quatuor Béla (Bela Quartet) featuring twentieth century composers as well on a concert of four different quartets...
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