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MJ1 : un projet ambitieux

Le 30 octobre dernier, au second niveau du J1, Quai de la Joliette, en présence de Sam Stourdzé, directeur des Rencontres d’Arles, Kévin Polizzi et Sandra Chalinet, vice-présidents de l’association MJ1, Anne-Marie d’Estienne d’Orves, adjointe à la culture de la ville de Marseille, Raymond Vidil, président de l’association MP18 et Pascal Neveux, directeur du FRAC […]

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Saison 2017-2018 de l’Opéra de Marseille et du Théâtre de l’Odéon.

Pour la présentation de la nouvelle saison de l’Opéra et du théâtre de l’Odéon, la conférence de presse s’est tenue à l’Hôtel de Ville de Marseille en présence du maire de Marseille, Jean-Claude Gaudin, accompagné de la Vice Présidente déléguée à la culture du Conseil Départemental 13 et maire du 1-7, Sabine Bernasconi, ainsi que […]

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The 34th International Festival of Piano « La Roque d’Anthéron » reveals its line-up

The International Festival of Piano comes back from July 18th to August 17th with an ambitious and rich line-up, between established artists and young talents. The concerts will take place in ten exceptional places in Bouches-du-Rhône and Vaucluse, and the pricing will advantage families with reduced or free tickets for the Youngers. Once again, the […]

22 juillet 2e concert  Roberto Fonseca & Fatoumata Diawara

Let’s celebrate the 15th anniversary of the « Festival Jazz des 5 Continents »

                The Festival Jazz des 5 Continents (FJ5C) returns in Marseille from 17 to 26 July 2014 for the « edition of maturity » according to organizers. With a line-up covering every side of Jazz, it will delight all music lovers of the region.   This 2014 edition was a big challenge because the organizers had to […]


The 19th « Festival de Marseille » under the sign of Diversity.

The Festival of Marseille, the must-see event of June, returns in 2014 with a rich line-up that underlines the Diversity. This multidisciplinary festival of dance, theater, cinema and workshops, will take place in several places of Marseille from 19 June to 12 July.   Mayor of Marseille, Jean- Claude Gaudin expressed his support (Ed. The […]

The « Carte Flux » returns in 2014

The « Carte Flux » returns in 2014                   The Carte Flux is an accelerator of culture which provides access to six cultural summer festivals in Marseille. It is the fifth edition of this partnership between the organizers. For 45 euro, this card offers you the opportunity to see one event by festival among the six […]

Camille Claudel: From Grace to Exile

In the wake of the cultural manifesto evolving around Marseille-Provence 2013, the Museum of Ancient Arles will arrange from April to September an exhibition dedicated to the great sculptor August Rodin. Entitled “Rodin, the Light of the Antique”, the display has the ambition of shedding new light upon the master’s works by revealing the influence […]

Marseilles’ Old Harbor ablaze: in between closeness and gigantism

On the 3rd and 4th of May, the Carabosse Company will launch its latest project: “The Old Harbor between Fire and Flood”. The illuminations will celebrate the inauguration of the newly renovated site of Marseilles’ Old Harbor (referred to as “le Vieux Port” by locals, the iconic place  stretches out beneath the Canebière avenue), and […]

The New Windy City

The French poet Victor Hugo once wrote: “Music is a thinking noise”. For our part, we can now say that music is a talking wind! Involved in the project to make Marseilles the European Capital for Culture 2013, Pierre Sauvageot is proud to present his Symphony for Wind Turbine, which will take place from April […]

A Recital Straight to the Heart

Thursday, March 14th:  on this chilly spring evening, the Hangart showroom in Marseilles was staging a short concert performed by students from the Marseilles National Music Academy*. This recital dedicated to opera singing and operatic music was held in the direct aftermath of the cultural exhibition devoted to women around the world, inaugurated on March […]