Opening Concert
of the Summer Academy

Monday, August 19, 2024, at 8:00 PM


Auditorium of CRR Francis
Poulenc 17 rue des Ursulines
37000 Tours

Concert Series:

Summer Academy

Opening Concert of the Summer Academy on August 19, 2024, at 8:00 PM

The 2024 Summer Academy kicks off in style with an exceptional opening concert on August 19, 2024, at 8:00 PM, featuring Cyrille Dubois, tenor, and Tristan Raës, pianist. This duo, renowned for their excellence in interpreting French melodies for over fifteen years, presents a captivating program centered around the works of Pierre de Ronsard and Gabriel Fauré.

Anniversaries to Celebrate

This special edition pays tribute to two great artistic figures: the poet Pierre de Ronsard, whose 500th birth anniversary we celebrate, and the composer Gabriel Fauré, whose centenary of death we commemorate. In 2022, Cyrille Dubois and Tristan Raës released a remarkable complete collection of Fauré’s melodies, highlighting their mastery and deep understanding of the composer’s work.

Recital Program:

  • Manuel Rosenthal: Ronsardises (5 poems), 1927
  • Florent Schmitt: Four Poems by Ronsard opus 100 (1942)
  • Francis Poulenc: Poems by Ronsard (5) FP 38 (1924)
  • Louis Beydts: Of Shadow and Sunlight (8 poems by Paul-Jean Toulet) 1946
  • Gabriel Fauré: The Enclosed Garden (8 poems by Charles Van Lerberghe) opus 106 (1914)

Practical Information:

  • Date and Time: Monday, August 19, 2024, at 8:00 PM
  • Venue: Auditorium of CRR Francis Poulenc « Joséphine Baker space »
  • Address: Entrance at 17 rue des Ursulines, 37000 Tours
  • Full Price: 20€
  • Member Price: 15€
  • Reduced Price (PCE or student): 7€

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