ORCHESTRE RÉGIONAL DE CANNES
Established in 1975, the Orchestre Régional de Cannes Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur, has since 2013 been under the artistic direction of the Austrian conductor Wolfgang Dörner. Each year the orchestra offers some hundred concerts to the Cannes public and the surrounding region and has the support of the town of Cannes, the Département des Alpes-Maritimes, the Région Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur, the Ministry of Culture, as well as Andantino, the club of patrons, and the Friends of the Orchestra. Invited to a number of festivals in France and abroad, the Cannes Orchestra has also undertaken several world tours, and has collaborated with distinguished soloists and conductors. It has an important social function with concerts for children in hospital, the old, handicapped or in prison. In 2015 the pianist Khatia Buniatishvili became the new sponsor of the orchestra.
Photo: Hugues Lagarde