This fall, a number of New York venues will present collaborations between two celebrated French contemporary composers, Kaija Saariaho and Jean-Baptiste Barrière. Their operas, concerts, and residencies will take place between early October and mid-December.
Launched on June 21, France Alumni USA is a platform and network of professionals who have completed part or all of their studies in France and live in the US.
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, Bureau Export and SummerStage welcomed nearly 4,000 music fans to Central Park SummerStage on June 21st for free performances from La Femme, General Elektriks, Yael Naim, and CharlElie Couture to celebrate la Fête de la Musique, a global tradition dating back to the early 1980s in France.
In 2016/2017, the FACE Contemporary Music Fund will support a great deal of ambitious, high-quality contemporary music projects. Twelve were selected through a competitive process and each received up to $14,000 in funding, with total grants to all projects amounting to $100,000.
After a stand-room-only performance from Ayo last week, France Rocks Summerfest is proud to present the following FREE shows at Lincoln Center Atrium: Emel Mathlouthi on June 30th and Ginkgoa on July 7th.
Bastille Day—also known as French National Day—commemorates the start of the French Revolution and the storming of the Bastille in Paris on July 14, 1789. In New York, the occasion presents several fun opportunities to explore and celebrate French culture, both on the commemorative day and throughout the preceding weekend. Here's a list of fun Bastille Day events.