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  • FESTIVAL : EUROPEAN RENAISSANCE MUSIC

    25th, 26th, 27th September 2015

    European Renaissance Music Festival

    25, 26, 27 september
    Xth edition

    Since 2005, Clos Lucé has been celebrating Leonardo da Vinci, a talented musician and composer, by inviting the most prestigious musical ensembles to its European Festival of Renaissance Music.
    For its Xth edition, the Château du Clos Lucé will give carte blanche to its guest of honour Jordi Savall and showcase talented musicians and composers. This special edition also stays true to the tradition of master to pupil that was so dear to Leonardo da Vinci.
    With his choice of programme, Jordi Savall treats us to the warm and colourful feel of music from around the Mediterranean and beyond
    The ambition of the European Festival of Renaissance Music is to bring to the public’s attention the many different aspects of music both ancient and modern in an eclectic programme combining young talent with nationally and internationally renowned artists.

    FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

    Jordi Savall – Friday 25 September, 8.30pm
    To open this 10th-anniversary festival, Jordi Savall, accompanied by a dozen musicians of Le Concert des Nations, will be performing a concert that gives us a flavour of European music in the 17th and 18th centuries: Les Goûts Réunis (1600-1800).
    Rate: 30€
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    Ferran Savall, Jordi Gaspar, David Mayoral Saturday 26 September, 3.30pm
    Used to improvising to a live audience, Ferran Savall allows his talent for spontaneity to guide his extensive musical training. He is accompanied by the percussionist David Mayoral and by Jordi Gaspar, who trained at the École du Jazz and with whom he has shared the stage before.
    Rate: 18€
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    Haig Sarikouyoumdjian and Gaguik Mouradian – Sunday 27 September, 3.30pm
    Accompanied by Meri Vardanyan at Kanon, Haig Sarikouyoumdjian, an experienced player of the duduk, a traditional Armenian instrument, and Gaguik Mouradian, a virtuoso of the kamancheh (a four-stringed vielle), have selected a programme of Armenian music.
    Meri Vardanyan, Kanon
    Rate : 18€
    Book here

    L’Auberge Le Prieuré is open on September 25th evening.
    Book : 02 47 57 69 01

    Menu unique à 25 € ttc (hors boissons) :
       - Apéritif Renaissance offert
       - Tarte aux rillons de Touraine et citrouille du courtil( potager)
       - Galimafree de dinde et courges au curcuma des Antilles
       - Pomme soufflée au vin de mûres et son biscuit  la fleur de lys

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  • : CULTURAL EVENTS 2015

    Imagine France, the fantastic voyage

    24 april - 11 may
    Atout France (the French tourism development agency) in partnership with the Institut Français has given carte blanche to Maia Flore, a young artist and photographer from the VU agency. She has a novel, poetic, and offbeat take on 25 key French attractions.
    Châteaux and monuments are thus shown in an out-of-the-ordinary way. Imagine France, from New York to Beijing, has been exhibited in several countries and continues its international journey until 2016.

    A table of rich ornament in the style of Renaissance

    June – September 2015                                                                                                                                           Ceramicist and tableware designer Marie Saint Bris Bouyer and floral decorator Marjolaine Bougrier Vaucelles have pooled their talents to recreate a Renaissance-style table decoration and presentation from the time of Leonardo da Vinci (citrus fruits, oranges, spices, game and fine c ...

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