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23 July 2020 Press release

15th Monaco International Organ Festival - 23 August–6 September 2020, Monaco Cathedral

The 2020 Monaco International Organ Festival will go ahead! There are six events on the programme between 23 August and 6 September, a mix of lectures, meetings, concerts and a film screening with live musical accompaniment.

The 2020 schedule, which is shorter than usual due to the current unprecedented circumstances, will nonetheless feature some wonderful artistic and musical encounters between performers and the public.

* Sunday 23 August, 4 p.m.:

Lecture by Roland Galtier: “Studying, building and restoring organs: the role of the project supervisor”

* Sunday 23 August, 5 p.m.:

Organ and narrators

Monsieur Ibrahim and the Flowers of the Koran by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt

Sophie-Véronique Cauchefer-Choplin, organ

Pierre-Marie Escourrou, narrator

Pauline Choplin, narrator

* Sunday 30 August, 4 p.m.:

Meeting with performers

In Memoriam

Rolande Falcinelli

* Sunday 30 August, 5 p.m.:

Concert

In Memoriam

Rolande Falcinelli

Pascale Mélis, Yves Castagnet and Philippe Brandeis, organ

Elise Battais, flute

* Sunday 6 September, 4 p.m.:

Lecture by Claude Passet: “The Organ in Monaco from the 16th to the 21st century” 

* Sunday 6 September, 5 p.m.:

Film screening with live musical accompaniment

Metropolis

Fritz Lang, 1927

Jean-Baptiste Dupont, organ improvisation

 

A detailed programme is available from www.festivalorguemonaco.com

 Admission is free but places are limited

Tel.: +377 98 98 83 03

 

 

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