The most important cultural event in south-west France” Sud-Ouest Newspaper (2016)

Each year, during the month of May and early-June, the beautiful and historic town of Chalais, nestling amongst the rolling hills of the Sud-Charente region of France, plays host to the Festival International de Musique de Chambre en Charente.

 FIMCEC photo Nikolaj Lund Since its creation in 2009, the Festival has rapidly gained a reputation as a festival for discerning music-lovers ; a real annual ‘fest’ unashamedly dedicated to the celebration of the essence of chamber music, to the celebration of a rich and demanding repertoire, to high quality and dynamic performances.