The musical portrait of a great 18th century singer, muse of Georg Friedrich Händel. In this program, the Belgian soprano Sophie Junker pays tribute to La Francesina and celebrates the thriving collaboration that bound her to Handel for over a decade. From opera to oratorio, this recital aims to highlight both the voice of this muse and at the same time, to show how Handel progressively abandoned the splendour of the Italian opera for the spiritual elevation of the oratorio.
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.
L'Affaire Bach is an interactive concert that brings together artists and audiences in a captivating quest for works attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach. Via their Smartphone, each spectator has the possibility to participate by using the Wooclap, an interactive and didactic mobile application.
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 that reflects the spirit of openness prevailing in this cosmopolitan court.
FugaCités is a meeting between baroque music and urban cultures. It comes in 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 the Lyon hip-hop scene: Tiko (human beatbox), Mehdi Krüger (slam), Jérôme Oussou (hip-hop dance) choreographed by Mourad Merzouki.
An unexpected journey with Mourad Merzouki’s hip hop and baroque music. A ballet born from the intersection between disciplines that are apparently incompatible, whose unusual combination gives grace to alchemy.