Accentus, 30th anniversary - Laurence Equilbey, conductor
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Accentus, 30th anniversary


Felix Mendelssohn
Cantate de Noël "Vom Himmel hoch »
("Geburt Christi")
3 Motets, Op.69
("Cantus Simeonis")
Wolfgang Rihm
Fragmenta passionis
("II. Da schrien alle")
Felix Mendelssohn
("Leiden Christi")
Six Anthems, op. 79
("Am Charfreitag »)
Felix Mendelssohn
La Première Nuit de Walpurgis

Insula orchestra comes together with accentus for its 30th birthday, associating the unique liveliness of period instruments to the much-deserved reputation of the choir. Felix Mendelssohn will be in the spotlight as favourite composer of both ensembles, through grand choral works. And to celebrate its anniversary, accentus will surprise you with several a cappella treasures!
2h with interval

The 16th of March, at 8 p.m., the concert will be filmed from La Philharmonie de Paris, and broadcast in live on France Musique and Arte Concert.

[interview] Les Grands Entretiens de France Musique, with Laurence Equilbey.
In this interview for France Musique, Laurence Equilbey talks to Stéphane Grant about her beginnings and the creation of accentus.


Hélène Carpentier, soprano
Hilary Summers, alto
Stanislas de Barbeyrac, ténor
Florian Sempey / Thomas Oliemans*, baryton

Insula orchestra
Laurence Equilbey, direction
Cécile Trelluyer, création lumières

*Thomas Oliemans will sing the 12th of March at Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo


  • Mar

    - Monte-Carlo, Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo
  • Mar

    20h00 - Metz, L'Arsenal
  • Mar

    20h00 - Paris, Philharmonie de Paris
  • Mar

    20h30 - Boulogne-Billancourt, La Seine Musicale
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