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Festival de Musique de Menton

Recognised violinst Renaud Capuçon will perform at the Festival de Musique de Menton. Copyright Simon Fowler Warner ClassicsThis spectacular classical music experience returns with performances by the world’s most gifted virtuosos in Menton’s enchanting landscapes. Pure bliss…


From 29th July to 13th August.


The festival will be composed of three series of concerts: ‘Les Grands Interprètes’ located in the Baroque setting of the Saint Michel Basilica; concerts at 6pm in the Musée Jean Cocteau; and free performances on the Esplanade Francis Palmero and Square des États-Unis.


This year’s ambitious programme will present: revered French violinist Renaud Capuçon and equally talented violinists Edgar Moreau and David Kadouch (31st July); pianists Christian Zacharias (1st August) and Nelson Freire (12th August); and an exclusive performance by Juan Jose Mosalini (4th August) for the tango concert ‘Noche de Tango’. Many surprises are to be expected at the Jean Cocteau museum: refreshing interpretations of Kit Armstrong (31st July); Trio Busch (6th August); and Israeli pianist Iddo Bar-Shaï (9th August).