programme

friday 19 august 2016


9am Musical breakfast Free

Asquins, lavoir de la Bouillère more info


11am vocaldente workshop

Vocaldente more info

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Discover a cappella vocal pop with the singers of vocaldente. This is a free event but a reservation is required by phone 03 86 94 84 40.
Presented by the LAB (Liaisons Arts Bourgogne)


11am Pre-concert talk Free

Vézelay, Cité de la Voix, grange more info

Jacques Rebotier, Nicolas Dufetel & Guy Gosselin

Before every concert, musicologists present information about the concerts, with numerous audio examples, so that you can better appreciate the works to be performed in concert. This talk will start with composer Jacques Rebotier’s humorous word or instrument of the day.


12:15 Celtic Baroque Free

Vézelay, cour du centre Sainte-Madeleine more info

Curious Bards

Modern-day bards with curious minds and an ear for quality, the Curious Bards create authentic sounds that exude the warmth and energy of Gaelic and Celtic music from the Renaissance and Baroque eras.


2pm Pre-concert talk Free

Vézelay, Cité de la Voix, grange more info

Nicolas Dufetel & Guy Gosselin

Before every concert, musicologists present information about the concerts, with numerous audio examples, so that you can better appreciate the works to be performed in concert.


2:30pm Countryside concert Free

Asquins, Cabane à Jojo more info

Enjoy these simple concerts, in unusual and poetic settings, brought to you by the same artists as the Musical breakfasts.


4pm Paz, Salam et ShalomFree

Asquins, église Saint-Jacques more info

Canticum Novum

Emmanuel Bardon, direction

At the crossroads of culture and religion, the singers and instrumentalists of Canticum Novum recall Spain at the time of Alfonso X of Castile, where the Arabic, Catholic and Sephardi Jews lived together.


6pm Life is a Highway Free

Vézelay, place des Rencontres more info

vocaldente

This German a cappella quintet will sing vocal arrangements of pop songs by the Beatles, Bobby McFerrin, Ariana Grande and Boyz II Men.


7pm Pre-concert talk Free

Vézelay, Cité de la Voix, grange more info

Jacques Rebotier, Nicolas Dufetel & Guy Gosselin

Before every concert, musicologists present information about the concerts, with numerous audio examples, so that you can better appreciate the works to be performed in concert. This talk will start with composer Jacques Rebotier’s humorous word or instrument of the day


9pm Eastern winds

Vézelay, basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine more info

Chœur Magnificat de Budapest

Valéria Szebellédi direction

The Magnificat girls’ choir from Budapest has been a hit in international festivals and competitions. In Vézelay, this choir will perform a varied programme, including gems from the Hungarian repertoire.


11:40pm And so the night… Free

Vézelay, basilica terrace gardens more info

Les Belettes

These two poetic singer-songwriters will sing to you beneath the stars. Don’t miss this magical moment at the end of the day.