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What's On in Burgundy 2015?

33nd International festival of baroque opera Beaune 2015

Each week-end in July

Notre Dame BeauneAn international line-up of musicians, and an equally international audience enjoy music by the all-time greats. In the magnificent settings of the courtyard and Salle des Pôvres of the Hospices de Beaune and the Basilique Notre-Dame, right, in the centre of town, these concerts are a real occasion, worth going out of your way for.


2015 Programme



Friday July 3

Opera: Armide by Lully

Ch. de Namur & Orch. Les Talens lyriques | Christophe Rousset

Saturday July 4

Concert of Grand Motets: Nisi Dominus & Stabat Mater by Vivaldi

Ensemble Le Banquet Céleste | Damien Guillon, contre-ténor

Sunday July 5

Oratorio: Vespro della beata Vergine by Monteverdi

Orch. Concerto Italiano | Rinaldo Alessandrini


Friday July 10

Airs de cour by Charpentier, Lully...

Les Arts Florissants | William Christie

Saturday July 11

Oratorio: Israël in Égypt by Handel

Ch. Les Cris de Paris & Orch. Les Siècles | Geoffroy Jourdain

Sunday July 12

Recital: Gaëlle Arquez, Airs d’opéras by Handel, Mozart, Rossini

Angelo Michele Errico, piano-forte


Friday July 17

Oratorio: Jephtha by Handel

Ch. de Namur & Orch. Accademia Bizantina | Ottavio Dantone

Saturday July 18

Opera: King Arthur by Purcell

Gabrieli Consort and Players | Paul McCreesh

Sunday July 19

Cantatas: Trauerode BWV 198 & Hercules BWV 213 by Bach

Helsinki Baroque Orchestra | René Jacobs


Friday July 24

Oratorio: Il Trionfo della Divina Giustizia by de Porpora

Orch. Les Accents | Thibault Noally

Saturday July 25

Missa Solemnis by Beethoven

Chœur Mélisme(s) & Orch. Matheus | Jean-Christophe Spinos



Beaune Bureau du Festival BP 60071 -  21202 Beaune Cedex

* Tél.00 33 (0)3 80 22 97 20  .  Fax. 00 33 (0)3 80 24 90 09

* E mail : festival.beaune@orange.fr

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