Concerts Automne Musicale en Vallespir 2022

Restaurant Discounts

Several restaurants have kindly agreed to offer a 5% discount off the total bill throughout the Festival on presentation of a ticket for one of our concerts. 

Please see this page for full details:

Restaurant 5% discount

Céret Music Museum

Get free entry, on presentation of your concert ticket  throughout the Festival during the opening hours of the Museum and you can also enjoy the beautiful temporary exhibition about Déodat de Severac

Logo du Musée de la Musique, Céret

Programme for the 2022 Season

NEW THIS SEASON!  You will be able to buy tickets for several concerts in one single transaction.

The brochure for the season will be published at the end of August and will be available from the Tourist Offices in Céret, Le Boulou and Le Perthus.

Programme for the 2021 Season

Please note that all the concerts apart from the 1st October start at 16:00.  On 1st October, the concert is at 20:00.

Saturday 18th September – 4pm at L’ALBÈRE Eglise St Jean 
Trio “Femminile” with Amandine Sanchez (18 – pupil of Sabine Riva at C.R.R. Perpignan), soprano and alto violin – Martine Flaissier (Laureate of Yehudi Menuhin Foundation) , harp and Claire Salat (Professor at C.R.R. Montpellier and soloist with the Orchestra of Catalonia) , flute

Sunday 19th September  –  4pm at LE PERTHUS Salle Communale
1st cross-border operatic concert organised by « Musique et Voix en Pays Catalan » with the soprano Montserrat Seró accompanied by Alberto Palacios on piano

Saturday 25th September – 4pm at TAILLET Eglise Saint-Valentin
Guitar duo « Agua e Vinho » .  Drawing on the repertoires of baroque music and popular Brazilian, Catalan and Spanish inspired music, the guitar duo Agua e Vinho offers us an original program, strong in rhythm and colour.

Sunday 26th September – 4pm at LES CLUSES Église Saint Nazaire
A concert of baroque music with Théotime Laglois de Swarte (baroque violin) et Carole Parer (harpsichord)

Friday 1st October – 8pm at VIVÈS Salle Polyvalente
« Concert from a hat ».  Construct the programme with us by drawing the pieces from a hat and discover the magic of the trombone!

Sunday 3rd October – 4pm at REYNÈS Chapelle Saint-Paul
Britten, Barber and Hindemith  – a concert around 3 famous composers of 20th century music in 3 different styles.

Sunday 10th October – 4pm at LE BOULOU Eglise Sainte-Marie
Operatic Evening with a quartet from « L’Accent Lyrique ».  A program by Rossini, Mozart, Fauré, Bizet, Bellini, Tosti, Turina, Verdi with four soloists from the “L’accent Lyrique” choir – Conducted by Christian Papis, the Artistic Director of our Festival!
Sabine Riva – soprano; Lambert Berthès – tenor; Philippe Wlekly – bass baritone; Léopoldine Bonnet – mezzo soprano; Emilie Benterfa – piano.

Saturday 16th October – 4pm at Gymnasium in Ceret
*** The Mairie have still to inform us which gym we can use; the Salle de l’Union is being used for COVID-19 Vaccinations ***
Caliente Quartet: piano, bandoneon, double bass and cello with also Vincent Maillard on vibraphone.
LIBER ‘ TANGO – « Tribute to Gary Burton » –  When Tango meets Jazz 

Sunday 17th October – 4pm at CÉRET Eglise Saint-Pierre
“Missa di Gloria” and “Motet à San Paolino” by G. Puccini with soloists Jean Michel Balester (baritone) and Gabriel Harrison (tenor) and choirs L’Accent Lyrique de Perpignan & l ‘Allegre’Thau de Frontignan with Émilie Benterfa on Piano, all directed by Christian Papis

Sunday 31st October – 4pm at ST JEAN PLA DE CORTS Salle Polyvalente
Carmina Burana – Cantata by Carl Orff – Version for 2 pianos, percussions and choirs. With Sabine RIVA, soprano – 
Gabriel HARRISON, tenor – Jean-Michel BALESTER, baritone – Directed by Christian Papis

Sunday 7th November – 4pm at MAUREILLAS Foyer Municipal
Lyrico-Cabaret with the Compagnie des Chants de Garonne – Lyrical Vaudeville for 6 characters & pianist.
A joyful lyrical, light, wacky and naturally crazy fantasy. With improbable situations, arias, duets and parodied ensembles of most famous works in the repertoire, whether it is opera, operettas or musicals, the director has imagined a joyous mess created from a nightmarish situation.

Other 2021 Concerts

Sunday 19th December – 4pm at CÉRET Eglise Saint-Pierre
Our traditional Christmas Concert – programme still being worked on……