Automne Musical en Vallespir 2017
Superb concerts by professional musicians,
from September 29th to November 12th
in the 10 communes that make up the
Communauté de Commune du Vallespir.
Musiques et Voix en Pays Catalans
Friday 29th September, 18h30, Vives, Eglise Saint Michel. The Duo Enigma (violin, Nina Skopek, and accordion, Félicien Brut) play their variations on works by Saint-Saëns, Bartok, Massenet, Galliano, Piazzolla and more.
Sunday 1st October, 17h, Maureillas, Foyer Communal. Langendorfer Mandolin Orchestra - 30 young musicians play a diverse programme including Telemann, Offenbach, Tchaikovsky, and Dvorák
Saturday 7th October, 17h, Le Boulou, Les Echards. The big Brass Band of Toulouse. 33 musicians playing film and orchestral music to raise the roof.
Sunday 8th October, 17h, St Jean de L’Albere, Eglise St Jean. The 4 members of ‘A Veus’ bring their harmonies to traditional songs from around the Mediterranean.
Saturday 14th October, 17h, Taillet, Eglise St Valentin. Duo of harp (Rébécca Féron) and mezzo soprano (Christelle Gouffe), with melodies by Ravel, Debussy, Rossini, Massenet and Verdi.
Sunday 15th October, 17h, St Jean Pla de Corts, Salle Polyvalente. The trio ‘Contrastes’ from Paris play works by Mozart, Debussy, Bartok plus their own improvisations. Violin and viola (Deborah Nemtanu), clarinet (Florent Pujuila), piano (Natacha Kudritskaya).
Friday 20th October, 20h, Le Perthus, Eglise St Louis Roi. Nathalie Juchors and her students from the regions Conservatoires play a varied program including works by Boccherini, Brahms, Poulenc and Weber.
Sunday 22nd October, 17h, Reynes, Chapelle St Paul. An evening with Schubert, presented by Christian Papis, with piano (Emilie Benterfa), violin and cello plus the singers of Accent Lyrique.
Sunday 5th November, 17h, Les Cluses, Eglise St Nazaire (Les Cluses Hautes). Recital with Internationally renowned saxophonist Jérome Laran and Michael Ertzscheid on piano, playing works by Bizet, Piazzolla, Debussy, Caccini and Gershwin.
Sunday 12th November, 16h30, Céret, Salle de l’Union. Grand festival closing concert of the comic opera ‘Béatrice & Bénédict by Berlioz. 40 singers with soprano and Emilie Benterfa on piano.
AND - as a bonus -
Friday 1st December 20h, Céret, Salle de l"Union. The Miracle of St Nicolas, an oratorio by Joseph-Guy Ropartz. The legend in two parts with 16 tableaux. With the participation of the young singers of the Céret school of music. Special tariff of 10€ for adults, free for under 15 years
Places: 15 Euros or 12 Euros for members, and free for those under 15
or pay on the door
During the Festival visit the galleries in Céret taking part in the ‘Carrefour des Arts’,and don’t miss the brilliantly presented exhibits in the Céret Musée de Music, plus exhibitions in the Médiathèque.