Workshops/Festivals 2011: (FR) 1er Festival Passions Baroques à Montauban (22, 23 oct 2011)
Saturday October 22 at 4pm: Cloître des Carmes
Harpsichord recital performing works by Rameau, Couperin, Forqueray, Duphly
Benjamin Alard, harpsichord.
Saturday October 22 at 9pm: Temple des Carmes
Motets for three male voices, Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Les Passions, direction Jean-Marc Andrieu
Vincent Lièvre-Picard, Howard Crook, and Jean-Manuel Candenot , vocals
The concert in preview of the disc Beata est Maria, a collection of the finest motets for three male voices by Charpentier recorded this summer 2011 by Les Passions at l'Abbaye-Ecole de Sorèze. The disk edited by Ligia disk and distributed on October 27 by Harmonia Mundi.
Sunday October 23 at 4pm: Théâtre Olympe de Gouges
Prima Donna, the rivals of the castrati, Vivaldi
Orfeo 55, direction and contralto Nathalie Stutzmann
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