From classical to electronic and pop, France’s music festivals offer something for everyone’s musical tastes. We pick three taking place this month.
The Festival de Pâques returns to Aix-en-Provence from 10-23 April with its mix of high-profile conductors and world-class orchestras and soloists. With over 20 concerts, there’s something that will strike a chord with everyone. festivalpaques.com
Launched in 1977, the Printemps de Bourges festival is an important date in France’s cultural calendar. From 18-23 April, the festival has performances from 150 artists, fusing popular headliners with lesser-known bands. printemps-bourges.com
Mixing big names with new up-andcoming acts, the Ptits Bouchons festival returns for its sixth year from 30 March to 2 April with an energising programme of electronic music. lesptitsbouchons.net