History of Auvers-sur-Oise Festival
Identity of Auvers-sur-Oise Festival
The Auvers-sur-Oise Festival is one of the most prestigious music festival in Europe. It incorporates music, the spirit that was in painting that the Impressionists: variety, vitality, curiosity, freedom. Auvers baroque, classical Auvers, romantic Auvers Auvers lyrical or contemporary … many different temperaments declining in places full of history. In recent years, the Festival has built a solid reputation among the great performers from around the world who considered an inevitable stop on their journey. And just to name a few, Georges Cziffra, Sviatoslav Richter, Nikita Magaloff, Gundula Janowitz, Christa Ludwig, Radu Lupu, Maurice André, Jean Pierre Rampal, Barbara Hendricks, Teresa Berganza, Mstislav Rostropovich, Dame Gwyneth Jones, Helene Grimaud François René Duchâble, Sviatoslav Richter, Ivo Pogorelich, Yuri Bashmet, Maria Joao Pires, Maxim Vengerov, Natalie Dessay, Evgeny Kissin, Cecilia Bartoli, Fazil Say, Nelson Freire Renée Fleming strongly influenced by their talent and charisma, the history of Auvers-sur-Oise Festival. However, the Festival looks to the future and says firmly as a laboratory discovery, research and creation. Trio Wanderer Claire Marie Le Guay, Delphine Haidian, Thierry Escaich, Denis Matsuev, Inon Barnatan Henri Demarquette, Hisako Kawamura, Tristan Pfaff, Jean-Frédéric Neuburger, The Masters of Paris, Lilit Grigoryan, Sanja Bizjak, Miroslav Kultushev or recently Luka Okros the Festival fulfills its mission of residency for young artists to develop their stage and recording career. In addition, the Festival has reached in 2006 one of its objectives: the construction of an organ of 30 post-classical aesthetic games at Notre Dame d’Auvers-sur-Oise. This organ produces other major projects for young people as the workshop “The Organ For Children”, the creation of editions of works commissioned from contemporary composers and the project of founding a choir school.