- The Abbaye aux Dames is a venue dedicated to music, Saintes Music Festival, the “Jeune Orchestre de l’Abbaye aux Dames”, season of concerts
- Here history and music are entwined. The Music Festival , started in 1972, gave the impetus for the restoration of the building.
- Since its creation, the influence of the Abbaye aux Dames has been far-reaching. This continues today through its four main pillars of activity: The Saintes music Festival, the Jeune Orchestre de l’Abbaye aux Dames, the heritage site and a programme of artistic education.
- The Abbaye aux Dames is a place of creativity, training and performance. A site full of spirituality and a source of enchantment for visitors, audience and musicians.