St-Sulpice masses & auditions May 2021 (in French)
Benoît Mernier – Live concert – Sunday, May 16, 8.30pm
For the second recital of the season, AROSS is pleased to welcome Benoît Mernier, composer, organist, professor at the Royal Conservatoire of Brussels.
Due to health measures in France, this concert will take place on Sunday evening behind closed doors without an audience, and will be broadcast live on the internet.
Interactive demo session of the choir organ – Saturday, May 1st, 8.30pm
Regarding the 2021 composition competition and in order to help those of you interested in candidating in the “choir & organ” category, AROSS proposes an interactive demo session presenting the different sounds of the choir organ, on Saturday May 1st, 2021, 8:30PM (church closed, no audience).
>> Youtube link
You can now send your questions by email (at this address – click here) to hear specific registrations. It will also be possible to request some registrations, live during the streaming!
Presentation: Louis Jullien (an English translation will be provided)
Musical examples: Daniel Roth
With the participation of Catherine Simonpietri, Artistic Director of the Vocal Ensemble Sequenza 9.3.
>> Quiz organized during the presentation
AROSS proposes a quiz during the presentation evening. Daniel Roth has chosen 7 improvisation themes. Will you recognize them?
– the first 3 of you to recognize 3 of the improvisation themes will receive 1 free ticket for the online concert of Benoît Mernier on May 16th
– the first one to recognize 5 of the themes will receive 1 free ticket for the concert of Benoît Mernier, and a free copy of the lastest recording of Sequenza 9.3
– the first one to recognize all the 7 improvisation themes will receive 1 free ticket for the concert of Benoît Mernier, a free copy of the lastest recording of Sequenza 9.3, and a surprise gift from our Association.
To participate all you have to do is to write, during the live stream, to firstname.lastname@example.org. and indicate both the composer and the work from which the theme is extracted. Answers in the chat window will not be taken into account.
Pierre Queval – Live concert – Saturday, April 17, 8.30pm
AROSS is pleased to announce its next concert, the first of the 2021 season: the Easter recital by Pierre Queval.
Due to health measures in France, this concert will take place on Saturday evening behind closed doors without an audience, and will be broadcast live on the internet.
>> Program & livestream link
The concert video is available until July 18:
Vierne on VOD!
2021 Concert season
Interactive tour of the great organ – Saturday, November 21 & 28, 9.00pm
In order to help those of you interested in applying for #SaintSulpice2021 composition competition, AROSS proposes two interactive demo sessions presenting the different sounds of the great organ. A first evening with Daniel Roth will be broadcast live on YouTube on Saturday November 21st at 9 p.m. Paris time (online only), a second one, with Sophie-Véronique Cauchefer-Choplin, will be broadcast on November 28th.
Please write an email (at this address – click here) to ask for specific registrations you would like to hear. It will also be possible to request some registrations, live during the streamings!
>> The competition
>> Youtube link, November 21st
>> Youtube link, November 28th
Friends of Fondation de France
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