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A Glimpse at the 2012 Carcassonne Festival


If you are looking for the best time to visit Carcassonne, then the months of June to Mid August is one of the best periods. It is the months where prestigious artists from variety of artistic background flock the city for a two-month period of music galore.

List of Free Musical Entertainment to Enjoy in the 2012 Carcassonne Festival

If you are looking for the best time to visit Carcassonne, then the months of June to Mid August is one of the best periods. It is the months where prestigious artists from variety of artistic background flock the city for a two-month period of music galore.

Duo Efflorescence

This is offered free for everyone on July 21 at 9:30 pm at the Gardens of the Beaux-ArtsMuseum. This year, soprano Anais Constans and pianist Benjamin Carre, will entertain your ears for a night of brilliant solo soprano performance alongside the popular Cahors Choir of the Cahors Cathedral. Be prepared to be enchanted with music from Faure, Schubert, Poulenc, R. Strauss, and Poulenc.

Le Bourgeois GentilHomme

After a night of enchanting soprano voices, you may return on Sunday for a theatrical play performed by The Les 4 Saisons. Be entertained with the struggle of Mr. Jourdain to become a true nobleman and learn lessons of life from his dance, philosophy, music, and weapon training lessons.

Life Trio + 1

Monday will be filled with euphoria of rhythms as Life Trio + 1 fills your night with nostalgic melodies through their repertoire of original compositions, jazz and revisited songs. It is a colorful night you would dare not to miss, especially after a tiring day of travel adventure in Carcassonne.

Jambalaya

This offers a unique taste of soul and New Orleans Music. Let them take you into a journey to the Mississippi Banks while enjoying the beauty of Carcassonne. They will perform live on July 28 at Place Carnot, so make sure you keep your schedule clean on this hour. Prepare to swing those hips for a night of fantastic music offered by Jambalaya.

Duran Duran ( Note: This is not for free, but I know you will love to see them)


You must have missed these pop icons. Now they are back and will be in Jean-Des champs Theater on July 23. They have a new wave pop album, which will definitely inspire your travel escapades. Listen as they perform their timeless hits. Be the first to listen them performing after they have reunited. Go grab your tickets including your flight ticket for Carcassonne Airport and do not miss this opportunity to see them perform live .

During your stay, you can also grab this opportunity to indulge in the other entertaining activities and splendid tourist destinations only the city of Carcassonne can provide.

This Guest Post was written by: Shaiya Ong


About the Author:
Shaiya Ong is a freelance writer for www.frenchairportguide.com. She enjoys discovering new places to explore for the satisfaction and pleasure of those who love traveling as much as she does.