Comité d'Honneur

The Chairman of the Comité d'Honneur is Bill Birch Reynardson CBE, the past chairman of Garsington Opera. The other members of the Comité are Dame Antoinette Sibley DBE, Prima Ballerina and opera lover, Christopher Hampson CBE, former Chairman of RMC Group plc and British Biotech plc and Lord Laidlaw of Rothiemay, founder of Institute for International Research Ltd (now part of Informa plc) .

The role of the Comité is to support the Festival in its artistic aims and provide guidance on its funding.

Les Azuriales Opera Summer 2015

We are delighted to announce our new season.


26th August – Master class with Peter Kazaras - Villa Kerylos 

27th August – Lucia di Lammermoor – Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild 

29th August – final of the Les Azuriales International Singing Competition
St Michael’s Church Beaulieu sur mer 

30th August – Le Nozze di Figaro – Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

Currently only priority booking for Angels. Booking for general public will open end May. Advice and information: azuriales@gmail.com.