Festival 2013

Festival 2013The 9th annual Musique-Cordiale international festival is scheduled to take place from 6-17 August 2013 with the Academy assembling in the previous week and rehearsals beginning on 4 August.

The festival features 20 concerts, of which 9, including the “amuse bouche” opening concert and the jazz concert in Saint-Raphaël, will be free. Venues are the medieval hill towns of Seillans, Bargemon, Mons, Callian, Bagnols-en-Forêt, Correns and Claviers in the Var, France.

Conductors are David Bates of La Nuova Musica and Graham Ross, Director of Music at Clare College, Cambridge.

Works to be performed include Dvorak Stabat Mater, Mozart Symphony No 29, Rejoice in the Lamb, Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music,  Handel Dixit Dominus, Charpentier Le Reniement de Saint Pierre  & John Blow, Venus & Adonis…… with a “Classic meets Jazz” evenings featuring Maria Markesini and Germany’s Klazz Brothers. See here for the programme for the free lunch-time concerts.

CONCERTS

Tuesday 6 August CONCERT 1:  19h30, Eglise de MONS Festival Prologue: Concert “Amuse Bouche” Martin Trio Jonathan Parkin, clarinet Dan Bull, cello John Paul Ekins, piano Kenneth Leighton, Fantasy on an American Hymn Tune Frescobaldi/Cassado Toccata Saint-Saëns Sonate pour Clarinette op. 167 (2eme mvt.) Debussy La Fille Aux Cheveux De Lin (arr. clarinet & piano) Mendelssohn Songs Without Words, Book III, op.38, No. 18 in A flat Major Liszt Cantique d’Amour Brahms Trio en A minor for Clarinet, cello & piano, op. 114 OPENING “TASTER” CONCERT free entry

Wednesday 7 August CONCERT 2:  12h30, SEILLANS Chapelle de Notre Dame de l’Ormeau Lunchtime concert Free entry CONCERT 3:   19h30, Eglise de SEILLANS Members of La Nuova Musica OPERA ARIAS & DIXIT DOMINUS David Bates, conductorVespasian Attilo Ariosti Vespasian – overture G F Haendel il trionfo del tempo e del disinganno 1706 Voglio Tempo, Un Pensiero nemico di pace Lascia La Spina Israel in Egypt 1739 The Lord is a man of war Giulio Cesare 1724 Sinfonia Va tacito e nascosto, Piú amabile beltà Dal fugor di questa spada Attilo Ariosti Coriolano scena della prigione Francesco Conti Issipile 1732 Guarda mi prima in volto, nell’istante sfortunato Odia la Pastorella, ritrova in quei detti Alexander’s Feast 1736, Revenge Timotheus Cries They many rend the skies with loud applause G F Handel – Dixit Dominus Tickets: 20€

Thursday 8 August CONCERT 4:  12h30, SEILLANS Chapelle de Notre Dame de l’Ormeau Lunchtime concert Free entry CONCERT 5: 19h30, Eglise de CLAVIERS Concert of Musique Cordiale Soloists Graham Ross, conductor PURCELL: Trumpet Sonata in D     John Shaddock, trumpet MOZART: Divertimento in D HAYDN: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major     Chiara Enderle, cello HAYDN: Sinfonia Concertante for violin, oboe, basson & cello Lavinia Price, Lisa Gross, Lara Morger & Chiara Enderle Tickets : 15€ This concert is sponsored by the Morris-Venables Charitable Foundation  PLUS (in association with St Raphaël)….. CONCERT 6: in association with la ville de Saint Raphaël 21h00 St RAPHAËL, Parvis des Templiers KLAZZ BROTHERS & Maria Markesini: ‘Cinema Passionata’ Free entry

Friday 9 August CONCERT  7:  12h30, SEILLANS Chapelle de Notre Dame de l’Ormeau Members of the Musique-Cordiale Academy 2013 Lunchtime concert Free entry CONCERT 8 19h30, Eglise de SEILLANS Musique-Cordiale Academy 2013 Concert with orchestra Graham Ross, conductor MOZART: Divertimento in D, K. 136 (for strings) HAYDN: Cello Concert No. 2 in D major Chiara Enderle, cello HAYDN: Sinfonia Concertante for violin, oboe, basson & cello Lavinia Price, Lisa Gross, Lara Morger & Chiara Enderle MOZART: Concerto for Flute & Harp Magdalena Krupa, flute,  & Tanya Houghton, harp HAYDN: Symphony No. 87 Tickets: 15€ This concert is sponsored by the Stichting Galamian Instituut voor Musiek, Haarlem, Nederland, and is being performed in memory of the violinist, Carmel Kaine, (1937-2103) a student of Ivan Galamian and a friend and teacher of several musicians associated with the festival.

Saturday 10 August : CONCERT 9: 21h, SEILLANS, out of doors (weather permitting), Place du Valat Classic meets Jazz KLAZZ BROTHERS – Swingin’ the Classics with Maria Markesini Tickets 15€

Sunday 11 August CONCERT 10:  12h30, SEILLANS Chappelle de Notre Dame de l’Ormeau Lunchtime concert Free entry CONCERT 11:  19h30, Eglise de BARGEMON Orchestral concert Graham Ross, conductor VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Serenade to Music with La Nuova Musica MOZART: Flute and Harp Concerto     Magdalena Krupa, flute     Tanya Houghton, harp PROKOFIEV: Peter and the Wolf Narrator: Maurice McSweeney Tickets: 15€

Monday 12 August CONCERT 12:  21h,  Salle Polyvalente, SEILLANS MUSIQUE du MONDE  (We regret to announce, 20 July 2013, that Michel Tirabosco has incurred an injury and will NOT be able to play this year. We currently expect to CANCEL this concert rather than replacing it with an alternative programme).Michel Tirabosco, pan-pipes, Sophie Tirabosco (voix), Jean-Marie Reboul, piano….. & friends Tickets: 15€

Tuesday 13 August CONCERT 1319:30: Salle Polyvalente, Seillans Martin Trio Jonathan Parkin, clarinet Dan Bull, cello John-Paul Ekins, piano Tristan Hambleton, baritone Beethoven Trio in B flat pour Clarinet, cello & piano Debussy Reverie Purcell ‘Lamentation de Didon’ from Dido & Aeneas Tickets: 15€ PLUS…  CONCERT 14: 21h, Eglise de CORRENS Odes, Anthems and a Masque Members of La Nuova Musica David Bates, conductor PURCELL: Come ye sons of Art BRITTEN: Hymn to St Cecilia 1942 PURCELL: My Beloved Spake CHARPENTIER: Le Reniement de S Pierre BLOW: Venus & Adonis Tickets: 15€

Wed 14 August CONCERT 15: 12h30, SEILLANS Chappelle de Notre Dame de l’Ormeau Lunchtime concert Free entry CONCERT 16:  19h30, Eglise de Seillans Choral Concert  & Peter and the Wolf Graham Ross conductor PURCELL: Hear my prayer, O Lord BRUCKNER: Locus iste BRUCKNER: Christus factus est BRITTEN: Rejoice in the Lamb BRAHMS: Geistliches Lied VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Serenade to Music with LNM and orchestra PROKOFIEV: Peter and the Wolf Narrator: Maurice McSweeney Tickets: 20€

Thursday 15 August CONCERT 17:   19h30, Eglise de BAGNOLS-en-FORET Members of La Nuova Musica David Bates, conductor BACH motets & HANDEL Dixit Dominus BACH: Komm Jesu, Komm BWV 229 BACH: Cello Suite  1/2     Chiara Enderle, cello BACH: Lobet Den Herrn  BWV 230 BACH: Cello Suite  2/2     Chiara Enderle, cello BACH: Der Geist Hilft unser schwachheit auf BWV 226 BACH: Violin Concerto (TBC) BACH: Singet dem Herrn BWV 225 HANDEL: Dixit Dominus Tickets : 15€

Fri 16 August CONCERT 18:  12h30, SEILLANS Chapelle de Notre Dame de l’Ormeau Lunctime concert Free entry CONCERT 19: 19h30, Eglise de CALLIAN Grand Concert with choir and orchestra Graham Ross, conductor DVORAK: Stabat Mater (soloists, choir + orchestra) Tickets: 20€

Saturday 17 August CONCERT 20:  19h30, Eglise de SEILLANS Grand Closing Concert with choir & orchestra Graham Ross, conductor DVORAK: Stabat Mater (soloists, choir + orchestra) Tickets: 20€