PROGRAMME OF THE 13th LANGLAIS FESTIVAL 2017

Entry to all concerts is free and a collection is taken at the interval to pay for expenses.

DATE TIME PLACE PERFORMERS
Friday 14th July 19.00 Church of Sainte-Croix, Saint-Servan, Saint-Malo Organ recital by Malcolm Archer, director of chapel music at Winchester College, UK : works by Bach, Franck, Widor and improvisations.
Saturday 15th to Friday
21st July
La Fontenelle Choral course with the Chœur de l’Académie du Festival Jean Langlais directed by Malcolm Archer with David Bednall and Colin Spinks (organ) and Hilary Jones (singing teacher).
Sunday 16th  July 10.30 Church of La Fontenelle Mass : Missa Brevis K 192 by Mozart, Ave Verum by Colin Mawby and Jubilate Deo by Lassus..
Tuesday 18th  July 20.30 Basilica of Pontmain Organ recital by Malcolm Archer and David Bednall : works by English and French composers and improvisations on themes suggested by the audience.
Thursday 20th      July 20.30 Church of Saint-Martin, Vitré Concert by the Chœur de l’Académie du Festival Jean Langlais directed by Malcolm Archer and accompanied by David Bednall : Works by Mouton, Langlais, Ladmirault, Villette, Stanford, Parry, Howells, Finzi, Gjeilo, Biebl, Archer and Bednall.
Friday 21st   July 20.30 Church of la Fontenelle Concert by the Chœur de l’Académie and the Chorale Les Amis de Jean Langlais : works by Mouton, Langlais, Ladmirault, Villette, Stanford, Parry, Howells, Finzi, Gjeilo, Biebl, Archer and Bednall.
Tuesday 25th  July 20.30 Church of Saint-Brice-en-Cogles Concert by STELLA MARIS, an exciting new Austrian group of four female singers with organ accompaniment by Helmut Binder : works by Jean Langlais – Missa in Simplicitate, Cinq Motets, O Salutaris Hostia, Tantum Ergo, Trois Antiennes à la Vierge, Regina Coeli, Oremus pro Pontifice, Tu es Petrus
Thursday 27th  July 20.30 Church of La Bouëxière Concert by the LANSDOWN CONSORT, a new group of eight young British singers directed by David Bednall.  The programme of « a cappella » music will consist of works by Byrd, Tallis, Stanford, Bruckner, Ireland, Langlais and Bednall, and David will play some organ pieces as well.
Friday 28th  July 20.30 Church of Notre Dame de Pontorson Concert by the LANSDOWN CONSORT, a new group of eight young British singers directed by David Bednall.  The programme of « a cappella » music will consist of works by Byrd, Tallis, Stanford, Bruckner, Ireland, Langlais and Bednall, and David will play some organ pieces as well.
Saturday 29th July 20.30 Church of La Fontenelle Concert by the LANSDOWN CONSORT, a new group of eight young British singers directed by David Bednall.  The programme of « a cappella » music will consist of works by Byrd, Tallis, Stanford, Bruckner, Ireland, Langlais and Bednall.