15TH LANGLAIS FESTIVAL PROGRAMME 2019

Entry to all the concerts is free, with the exception of the concert in Pontorson.

DATE TIME PLACE EVENT
Thursday 11th July 20.30 Church at La Fontenelle Concert by the Ensemble In Contrà, an “a capella “ group from Trieste, Italy directed by Roberto Brisotto.

Varied repertoire of music from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance up to the present day.  Works by Jean Langlais, Hildegard Von Bingen, Gaspar Van Weerbeke, Thomas Tallis, William Byrd, Palestrina, Victoria, Scarlatti, John Tavener, Dubra, Ola Gjeilo and Roberto Brisotto.

Friday 12th July 21.00 Church of Notre-Dame-de- Pontorson Concert by the Ensemble In Contrà, an “a capella “ group from Trieste, Italy directed by Roberto Brisotto.

Varied repertoire of music from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance up to the present day.  Works by Jean Langlais, Hildegard Von Bingen, Gaspar Van Weerbeke, Thomas Tallis, William Byrd, Palestrina, Victoria, Scarlatti, John Tavener, Dubra, Ola Gjeilo and Roberto Brisotto.

Part of the Musiques à Pontorson Festival

Tickets costing 12€, 10€ for members, free for students are available at the Tourist Office in Pontorson and at the door on the night of the concert.

www.musiquesapontorson.com

Saturday 13th July 20.30 Basilica of Pontmain Concert by the Ensemble In Contrà, an “a capella “ group from Trieste, Italy directed by Roberto Brisotto.

Varied repertoire of music from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance up to the present day.  Works by Jean Langlais, Hildegard Von Bingen, Gaspar Van Weerbeke, Thomas Tallis, William Byrd, Palestrina, Victoria, Scarlatti, John Tavener, Dubra, Ola Gjeilo and Roberto Brisotto.

Wednesday 17th July 20.30 Church at La Bouëxière Recital of organ and flute by British musicians Colin Spinks (organ) and Leonard Reilly (flute).   Music by those who influenced Jean Langlais and those he influenced : Buxtehude, Frescobaldi, J.S.Bach, Guilmant, Widor, Dupré, Alain, Hakim and Langlais.

Thursday 18th July 20.30 Dol Cathedral Concert by Ad Libitum, London chamber choir directed by Julian Collings and accompanied on the organ by Colin Spinks.  Works by Jean Langlais, Balfour-Gardiner, William Byrd, Charles H.H. Parry and the Requiem by Maurice Duruflé.

Friday 19th July 20.30 Church at La Fontenelle Concert by Ad Libitum, directed by Julian Collings and the Chorale les Amis de Jean Langlais directed by Marie-Paule Bourdin
Sunday 21st July 10.30 Church at La Fontenelle Mass sung by Ad Libitum and the Chorale Les Amis de Jean Langlais

Haydn’s Little Organ Mass  and Tantum Ergo by Gabriel Fauré

 

Programme archive

 

For further information please contact:

Brenda Dean
President of the Association Les Amis de Jean Langlais
e: bcdean70@gmail.com
t: +33 (0)2 99 97 68 14

Geneviève Richard
Vice-President of the l’Association Les Amis de Jean Langlais
e: richard.domini@wanadoo.fr
t: +33 (0)2 99 98 43 08