Festival Programme

15TH LANGLAIS FESTIVAL PROGRAMME 2019

Thursday 11th July

8.30pm Church at La Fontenelle


Concert by Ensemble In Contrà

An  a capella group from Trieste, Italy directed by Roberto Brisotto.

Varied repertoire of music from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance up to the present day.  Works by Jean Langlais, Hildegard Von Bingen, Gaspar Van Weerbeke, Thomas Tallis, William Byrd, Palestrina, Victoria, Scarlatti, John Tavener, Dubra, Ola Gjeilo and Roberto Brisotto.


Friday 12th July

9pm     Church of Notre Dame de Pontorson


Concert by Ensemble In Contrà

Part of the Musiques à Pontorson Festival

Tickets costing 12€, 10€ for members, free for students are available at the Tourist Office in Pontorson and at the door on the night of the concert.

www.musiquesapontorson.com


Repeated on Saturday 13th July, 8.30pm at the Basilica of Pontmain


Wednesday 17th July

8.30pm     Church at La Bouëxière

Recital of Organ and Flute

British musicians Colin Spinks (organ) and Leonard Reilly (flute) perform music by those who influenced Jean Langlais and those he influenced :  Buxtehude, J.S.Bach, Guilmant, Widor, Dupré, Hakim et Langlais.


Thursday 18th July

8.30pm     Dol Cathedral

Concert by Ad Libitum

Ad Libitum are a chamber choir based in London, directed by Julian Collings and accompanied on the organ by Colin Spinks.  Works by Jean Langlais, Balfour-Gardiner, William Byrd, Charles H.H. Parry and the Requiem by Maurice Duruflé.


Friday 19th July

8.30pm     Church at La Fontenelle

Concert by Ad Libitum
with the Chorale les Amis de Jean Langlais

Ad Libitum, directed by Julian Collings and the Chorale les Amis de Jean Langlais directed by Marie-Paule Bourdin.


Sunday 21st July

10.30am     Church at La Fontenelle

Sunday Mass

Haydn’s Little Organ Mass  and Tantum Ergo by Gabriel Fauré sung by Ad Libitum and the Chorale les Amis de Jean Langlais.