Dates 2024

of 27 April to 4 May 2024 with an arrival for the opening concert on 26 April evening at Fontevraud Abbey (Saumur station + organized shuttle).

Closing concert given by students at the Dôme de Saumur theater on 4 May at 5 p.m.. We advise you to stay and sleep on site on 4 May and leave 5 in the morning.

After movie 2023

Typical program of the Academy Les Chants d’Ulysse

At the Dome theater in Saumur

Daily master classes

It is provided 40 individual lesson minutes.

Daily collective workshops : 4 hours : Chant, Singing Director, Harpsichord, Baroque recorders and oboes, Baroque violin, Baroque cello/viola da gamba

  1. Every start of the day : Pilates with Emma Delahaye
  2. In music, practice of improvisation with the composer Thierry Escaich
  3. Physical theater and dance

One hour of group practice daily : Every day one hour is devoted at the end of the afternoon to a group practice.

At the Royal Abbey of Fontevraud or at the Dôme theater (depending on the evening)

Exceptional conferences with extraordinary personalities : director, astrophysicist, costumer, decorator, light designer, Apnea, phoniatre, poet, writer, visual artist…

Shuttles between the Abbey and Saumur are paid for by the Academy.


Meals are taken together to promote conviviality and team spirit. Costs are included in registration.


Two possibilities : accommodation offered by our patrons in collective rooms (2-6 people) at the International Stay Center, 15 min walk from the Théâtre du Dôme, Or by the participants’ own means.


It is possible to attend conferences only, it is open to all audiences and free entry.