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Concert d'été à la Cathédrale : Thierry Escaich

Music ,  Concert in Dol-de-Bretagne
  • The Friends of the Organs and the City of Dol-de-Bretagne are organizing a series of concerts in free participation, this summer, at the Saint-Samson Cathedral

    On the program of this inaugural concert of the newly enlarged great organ, "Dances in the mirror" by Thierry Escaich (titular organist of St-Etienne-du-Mont in Paris, composer, member of the Academy of Fine Arts):

    Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632 -1687)
    The Bourgeois Gentleman (overture)
    (transcription Thierry Escaich)

    Johann Sebastian...
    The Friends of the Organs and the City of Dol-de-Bretagne are organizing a series of concerts in free participation, this summer, at the Saint-Samson Cathedral

    On the program of this inaugural concert of the newly enlarged great organ, "Dances in the mirror" by Thierry Escaich (titular organist of St-Etienne-du-Mont in Paris, composer, member of the Academy of Fine Arts):

    Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632 -1687)
    The Bourgeois Gentleman (overture)
    (transcription Thierry Escaich)

    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Jig Fugue in G major BWV 577

    Jehan Alain (1911-1940)
    -Variations on a theme by Clément Janequin
    -Litanies

    Thierry Escaich (born in 1965)
    Suite of improvised dances in the Baroque style

    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor BWV 582

    Pause

    Nicolas de Grigny (1672-1703)
    Hymn "Verbum supernum"
    (I-Plein-jeu; II-Fugue at 5; III-Story in dialogue; IV-Story for bass trumpet or cromorne)

    Thierry Escaich (born in 1965)
    Evocation IV (paraphrase on the previous hymn)

    Thierry Escaich (born in 1965)
    Andante and scherzo improvised on a Breton canticle

    Marcel Dupre (1886-1971)

    The World Waiting for the Savior
    (1st mvt, Symphony-Passion, Op.23)

    Thierry Escaich (born in 1965)
    Improvised symphonic dances on Breton and Gallo country themes

    The enlargement of the great organ, by the addition of 4 new stops, was made possible thanks to the collaboration of the ARCAD association and the financing of the Langlois Foundation, to which we express our deep gratitude and more particularly to Mrs. Lucienne Gastiger (Chairman) and Mr. Olivier Jobbé-Duval (Vice-Chairman).

    Free admission, with free contribution to the costs
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  • On July 20, 2022 at 8:30 PM