The 72nd International Music Festival Besançon Franche-Comté begins today, Friday September 6th

After a long wait, the 72nd Festival finally begins tonight with the usual opening concert, free and outdoor at the Prés-de-Vaux at 8:30 pm. It is the Orchestre Victor Hugo Franche-Comté which will thus launch the Festival this year with an”Romeo and Juliet”evening.

It will be followed by a concert of Söndörgő at La Rodia at 10:15 pm. But also more than fifty concerts until September 21st. The 56th International Competition for Young Conductors starts on September 16th and finishes with its big Final on September 21st.