Since 2017, the Agathos residence has been offering exceptional concerts in the heart of summer in Agay, Les Nuits d'Agathos :

2019 : 3 concerts on the theme of the Mediterranean

Following the success of these events, the festival continues in 2019 with three concerts in three different locations:

The Odyssey

On Tuesday, July 30Tuesday, July 30 Marie-christine Barrault will read Homer's Odyssey, accompanied by Claire Sala (flute) and Martine Flaissier (harp) in front of the sea in the Château d'Agay domain
More information on L'Odyssée, Martine Flaissier and Claire Sala.

Piano recital

On Wednesday, July 31, the pianist Fernando Palomeque will give a concert, around Scarlatti, Chopin and Dubussy in the gardens of Agathos to celebrate the 30 years of the residence.
More information on Fernando Palmeque.
Program Fernando Palomeque :

  • D. Scarlatti: Sonatas : L.187 in F minor, K116 in C minor
  • L. van Beethoven : Sonata op.110
  • F. Chopin: Mazurkas op.41 : Maestoso, Andantino, Animato, Allegretto
  • C. Debussy - Prints : Pagodas, Evening in Granada, Gardens under the rain
  • A. Ginastera : Suite de Danzas criollas.

An evening in Spain

Thursday, August 1st, Tenor Benjamin Alunni, prize of the Aix en Provence 2018 festival and pianist Fernando Palomeque will take us from Paris to Madrid and Buenos Aires to Castellas, a Provencal bastide on the banks of the Agay river
More information on Benjamin Alunni.
Program Benjamin Alunni and Fernando Palomeque :

  • Vision of Spain
  • Night of Spain Jules Massenet / Old Spanish song Louis Aubert / Spanish song Maurice Ravel

  • Basque Country & Aragon
  • Three Basque songs Donostia / Your infinite sweetness Donostia / Gitanilla Raoul Lapara

  • Madrid & Castile la Manche
  • Madrine Pauline Viardot-Garcia / Cantos de Castilla Henri Collet / Bolero & Epistalamio Henri Collet

  • Andalusia
  • Evening in Granada Claude Debussy / En los Jadines & Seguidilla Henri Collet / Homage to Claude Debussy Manuel De Falla

  • Castilla and Leon & Galicia
  • The Salamanca baccalaureate Albert Roussel / The lovers of Galicia Henri Collet

  • Atlantic crossing
  • Maja Enrique Granados / Doves Manuel De Falla

  • Argentina

La mańana Alberto Ginastera / Tango Pedro Sàenz / La rosa y el sauce Carlos Guastavino / Balada para un loco Astor Piazzola / Los Pájaros Perdidos Astor Piazzola

This young festival therefore took as its theme the Mediterranean that borders Agathos, Mediterranean civilization and the sea more generally. Each concert begins at 9pm and is followed by a friendly and convivial drink bringing together the artists and the audience, which prolongs the celebration into the night and is a great success. Ticket prices: 20 euros, Children: 10 euros.

2018 : Marie-Christine Barrault

  • On July 30, 2018, the famous actress Marie-Christine Barrault and the accordionist Pascal Contet honored us with their presence during a reading of texts by Antoine de Saint-Exupery "De la terre aux étoiles" - taken from Lettres à sa mère,Letters to a hostage, Lettres à un otage, Vol de nuit et de Terre des hommes - in dialogue with the accordion, which gathered 200 people on the lawn of the holiday
  • 2017 : Giacomo Refolo

  • On August 1st, 2017 the pianist Giacomo Refolo was the first artist to produce this work. From the Conservatory of Rome and former holidaymaker of Agathos with his family, he performed pieces by Bach, Chopin, Schubert and Rachmaninoff.
  • This beautiful musical moment took place in front of 100 people in the garden on the beach.