Category Archives: PERFORMING ARTS & MUSIC

Learn the French culture while dancing

  Arabesque, demi-detourné, glissade… few dances are as quintessentially French as ballet. Come further your understanding of French culture with dance classes, offered for the first-time ever at Alliance Française! Taught by former danseuse Étoile Emmanuelle Grizot, the lessons, open to both children and adults, will be held on the stage of the Alliance Française […]

DJ Snake, Mercer and other French artists featured at HYDEOUT 2021

Since its online launch in January 2021, HYDEOUT festival’s goal has been simple: showcase the music industry’s most in-demand artists across genres in unique virtual settings while offering a gathering place for fans around the world. With this ethos at its core, HYDEOUT will kick off Phase Two on 11 April with some of its most impressive shows to date. From festival mainstages […]

No Regrets – A Tribute to Edith Piaf 

The magical story of Edith Piaf, the most celebrated French music icon of all time, is like an old folk’s tale, it needs to be told regularly. And there is no better time to be reminded of this incredible story of resilience, tenacity, and passion than now! “No Regrets, a Tribute to Edith Piaf” will […]


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The 100% vertical documentary series that decodes the world of orchestral conducting Taking a crack at the glass ceiling in the male-dominated world of classical conducting, this series, which is specially shot for mobile viewing, features the young, talented Lucie Leguay. She won rave notices during a showcase for young conductors organised by the Philharmonie […]

Women Leaders in Classical Music Speak

Women Leaders In Classical Music Speak

Photo credit: Wan San Yip Panel discussion The classical music sector struggles with gender inequality. Worldwide, the vast majority of works played by orchestras are composed by male composers, while very few works by female composers are presented. The disparity also lies in who conducts the orchestras; only 6% of orchestras in Europe being led […]

French Student Idol 2021

French Student Idol 2021

14th edition of the annual singing competition of French language learners Organised for the first time in 2007, the French Student Idol offers the opportunity for French language learners to deepen their knowledge of francophone music. Interested persons can apply as a free candidate or represent their institution. The jury is composed of 3 professionals […]

Trilby, Itinerary of a New Woman

The Belle Époque. Poetry, music and visual arts flourish in the cabarets, salons and theaters. We follow the journey of a poor young woman who has to work as a laundress and a prostitute. She finds comfort in Parisian Bohemia and like many grisettes Trilby poses for painters and sculptors. Little Billee the most talented […]