VOIX DE SILVACANE : A VOCAL JOURNEY

At the Festival Académie Published on 25/06/2019
Abbaye de Silvacane (Cloître), La Roque d'Anthéron
© Jean-Claude Carbonne

Les Voix de Silvacane will ring out in polyphonic splendor under the awe-inspiring arches of the Abbaye de Silvacane at La Roque d’Anthéron, in this celebration of vocal art over the centuries and across the continents!

 

On the program this year:

English Voices | Friday, June 28, at 7 p.m.

The English Voices choir, which has enchanted many nights at the Archevêché, will be offering an a capella celebration of the revival of religious music that began with Rossini and Bruckner and continued the following century with Stanford and Duruflé.

Souvnans | Saturday, June 29, at 4 p.m.

Souvnans —a project initiated by four artists from the company Rara Woulib in Marseille and a jazz quartet— will be inviting the Afrimayé choir and Worksongs, a multicultural choir launched by the Festival d’Aix and by Passerelles, its socio-artistic department, in a hitherto-unseen performance. These seventy artists will lead the audience on a journey of song and dance through the acoustics and spaces of the Abbaye de Silvacane.

The Académie’s Vocal Residency | Saturday, June 29, at 7 p.m.

Young artists from the vocal residency will be performing lieder and mélodies with a nocturnal theme, including works by Bellini, Brahms, Chausson, Debussy, Schubert and Martin.

 

Free shuttles to and from the Abbaye will be available. More informations on each event page.

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