The 24rd Académie Francis Poulenc will take place in Tours:
From August 17, 2020, to August 27, 2020.
Title "A melodic carnival of animals"
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 animal songs (texts taken, for example, from Desnos' Chantefables, from Apollinaire's Bestiaire, from Jules Renard's Histoires naturelles, and songs like the 4 animal ones by Chabrier, etc.)
• 3 Songs on La Fontaine's Fables (i.e. Caplet's Trois Fables de La Fontaine, see our website for more ideas)
• 3 French songs by living composers
• Le Bestiaire cycle by Poulenc
Application closing date: June 15th, 2020.
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