A cross look between baroque and contemporary music, between French and English aesthetics. An Oxymoron concert around the idea of "new Early music".
Zephyr, river, birds, wind, a charming pantheistic ideal… Attributed to Luigi Da Mancia, an unjustly forgotten genius of the Italian 17th century, this oratorio celebrates the Garden of Eden and our belonging to an unaltered environment before it was corrupted by the hand of Man.
Le portrait musical d’Elisabeth Duparc, grande cantatrice du XVIIIe siècle et muse de Hændel. Dans ce programme, la soprano belge Sophie Junker rend hommage à La Francesina et explore la collaboration qui la lia à Hændel pendant une décennie.
Inspired by the hip-hop choreography Folia, this program is inviting us to a journey trhough time from Iberian Peninsula to southern Italy. Folias, tarentellas, passacailles and chaconnes are the musical framework of this program.
A concert program where composers express their individual visions of melodious jubilation, composed to serve God, or their own pleasure.
The Restoration went hand in hand with a true artistic renaissance. While many French composers settled in London, English composers, fascinated by Lully, drew their inspiration from Versailles. This mix of styles inspired two decades of fascinating and highly creative music.
FugaCités is a meeting between baroque music and urban cultures imagined by Franck-Emmanuel Comte and designed by Bérénice Collet. Three poetic and interdisciplinary variations with multiple inspirations, a creative dialogue between the instrumentalists of the Concert de l'Hostel Dieu and three leading artists of urban cultures: Tiko (human beatbox), Mehdi Krüger (slam), Jérôme Oussou (hip-hop dance) choreographed by Mourad Merzouki.
The unexpected meeting between Mourad Merzouki's hip-hop and the baroque folias of the Concert de l'Hostel Dieu. On stage, the dancers evolve alongside the baroque musicians, their worlds confronting and transforming each other.