Essaouira Alizés Musical Festival
This musical encounter is organized every year on the initiative of the Essaouira Mogador Association, the main promoter of culture in Essaouira, founded some twenty years ago by Mr. Azoulay, known for his investment in the cause of the rapprochement of People around the world.
This festival generally meets a broad echo in the city of Essaouira, which is renowned for its openness, because it helps to make meet several generations around classical music. Hundreds of Marrakchis go to Essaouira during the day to attend the concerts of the festival.
For the last edition of this festival of Essaouira, the management put in the honor the new talents in order to revive the monuments of the lyric art and the chamber music. 12 concerts were organized in honor of German classical composers. Schumann's romantic tunes had been chosen to open the festivities and many concerts followed by highlighting the works of Beethoven and Brahms.
In 2017, from 27 April to 30 April, the Moroccan symphony orchestra will be present again.
Each year, dozens of artists from Marrakech and all of Morocco as well as international musicians meet in Essaouira to celebrate classical music. With a view to promoting the sharing and rapprochement of cultures, the Festival Printemps Musical des Alizés regularly offers concerts of world music.
The concerts take place on the Dar Souiri stage in Essaouira. Free admission, limited seating available.