The 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 17 concerts, of which 6, including the “amuse bouche” opening concert, 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, Rameau Pygmalion, Carissimi Jephte, Handel Dixit Dominus, Charpentier Le Reniement de Saint Pierre with a “Classic meets Jazz” evening with Michel Tirabosco (pan-pipes) from Switzerland and Germany’s Klazz Brothers.
The 2013 Musique-Cordiale Academy
The Academy will again be directed by violinist Skye Carman. She has been concertmaster of the Holland Symfonia and violin professor at the ARTEZ Conservatorium in the Netherlands. Since 1992 she has given her Audition Training course in Europe and the U.S.A. She maintains a private class of violin and viola students and conducts the Galamian String Orchestra, which is a part of the Galamian Foundation, of which she is is founder and director. Skye will this year be working with Jane Hyland, an experienced cellist and teacher from London who will be her co-instructor & mentor to the students throughout the week. Jane was Principal Cellist of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Solo-Cellist with the Orchestra of the Staatstheater, Kassel, Germany and has played with all the London orchestras. She now concentrates on teaching, recitals and chamber music.
Musique Cordiale International Festival & Academy
9me festival annuel : 6 – 17 août 2013 (Academy 3-10 août)
Association Musique Cordiale, France The Musique-Cordiale Trust, England