News 24th Academy from August 17 to 27, 2020, dedicated to melodies about animals
François Le Roux, soloists of the Orchestre National de France, conductor Charles Dutoit, CD DECCA
Académie Francis Poulenc


The 24rd Académie Francis Poulenc will take place in Tours:

From August 17, 2020, to August 27, 2020.
Title "A melodic carnival of animals"

Elements required: 

PLEASE SEND a photo, a personal bio, a letter of application, a CD or DVD (or mp3 added to an email) figuring at least two recorded songs in French, and a list of at least 12 melodies comprising : 

• 3 French songs of the 19th century (before 1900)

• 3 French songs of the 20th century (between 1901 & 2000)

• 3 French songs by living composers

• Le Bestiaire by Poulenc

Among many ideas, the choice includes: Fables by La Fontaine, Chabrier's animal songs, Ravel's "Histoires naturelles", and Bestiaire by Apollinaire...


Application closing date: June 15th, 2020.
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