The Folle journée of Nantes is an artistic adventure that has become one of the most popular classical music festivals worldwide. In 2013, between 30thof January and 3th of February, a 150.000-strong crowd gathered in the Cité des congrès just behind Nantes' iconic Lieu unique. But is it losing touch with its original values? A year ago, LabKultur met Michèle Guillossou, Director of La Folle journée, while Russian classical music was honored - “from Rimski-Korsakov to Chostakovitch”. Two-part interview.

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