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Music French Riviera

A wide variety of music events and workshops are found in the region, throughout the year. Many of our villages host music events, including jazz, classical music, and traditional music. There is something for everyone. Browse our events calendar for up-to-date information, and browse our kid's activities page arrange workshops for your children during your visit to our region.

Music Festivals

Cello-Fan, Callian July

Rencontres des Lauréats de Conservatoire, Saint Cézaire, (chambre music), Beginning of July

Fest-Jazz, Saint Cézaire, This Year, Saint Cézaire will host its annual "Festijazz" beginning of August. Visit the official Festijazz website for details: www.festi-jazz.org View videos of some of performances: http://www.festi-jazz.org/video.html

International Festival of Guitar, Montauroux, August

In addition to music festivals, the region is home to many talented musicians who perform throughout the year. For a schedule of concerts, visit their websites:

Local Performers
Francois Arnaud, Jazz Manouche, www.francoisarnaud.com
Manouchka Orkestar, Tisgane, www.myspace.com/manouchkaorkestar
Trio Butterfly a variety of traditional music from all over the world: www.trio-butterfly.fr

For the past ten years the village of Saint Cézaire sur Siagne has organized Rencontres des Lauréats de Conservatoires.

During a week in July, young musicians from regional,national and European music conservatoires are invited to prefect their art with the musicians of the "Ensemble Calliopée", working on major chamber music pieces as well as a new piece from the resident composer. During the week, public rehearsals and 3 free concerts will be held throughout the village, transforming the village into a weeklong music festival.

This year's "Rencontres" will be held from July 6-12, with the Ensemble Calliopée: Direction: Karine Lethiec, Michel Lethiec, Clarinet, Philippe Hersant, Composer

For information: Office du Tourisme de Saint-Cézaire-sur-Siagne, Tél : 04 93 60 84 30, website: www.saintcezairesursiagne.fr