Aedes in figures

10 years of existence

35 concert dates a year

4 artistic residency centres : the Théâtre Impérial de Compiègne, the Théâtre d’Auxerre, the Cité de la Voix de Vézelay and the Fondation Singer-Polignac

500 hours dedicated to education and community

5 recordings, 2 "diapasons d’or"

17 committed singers

Concerts on dozens of prestigious stages such as the Philharmonie de Paris and the Festival d’art lyrique d’Aix-en-Provence

6 collaborations a year with other reknowned ensembles such as Les Siècles (dir. François-Xavier Roth) and les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble (dir. Marc Minkowski)

Humanity

A mutual trust bonding a conductor and a team of seventeen professional singers

An adventure based on friendship and shared values

A common desire to share and to transmit

A mutual listening at the service of choral art

Passion

A shared ambition to champion the choral repertory

A conductor making transmission of emotions the heart of his project

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Artistic demand

A constant search for precision at the service of expressivity

A sustained willingness to improve thanks to contact with renowned artists

An acknowledged quality among audience, media and the musical world

Commitment

An ensemble willing to share music everywhere and with everyone

Artists who are involved in the ensemble's human and artistic project

The belief that choral art is a strong vector of social linkage

Audacity

An ensemble able to perform any type of repertoire

The desire to think outside the box and to tour innovative and ambitious programmes