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Three concerts: the bicentenary of the marriage between Napoleon and Marie-Louise  [08/06/2010 - 10/06/2010]


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The Fondation Napoléon is organising three special concerts to mark the bicentenary of the marriage between Napoleon and Marie-Louise of Austria. The concerts will be directed by Peter Hicks, and will feature Musicanti and the Ensemble orchestrale de Paris.
 
Reservation is essential. The 8 and 10 June dates at Les Invalides are now full. The 9 June date at Saint-Philippe-du-Roule is down to its last remaining places. 
 
Programme
 
- Jean-François Le Sueur, Cantate pour le mariage de Napoléon et Marie-Louise
« Tollite hostias » et « Veni sponsa mansueta », soprano soloist, choir and orchestra
 
- Claude Joseph Rouget de l'Isle, La Marseillaise, arr. Berlioz, tenor and soprano soloist, choir and orchestra
 
Interval
 
- Etienne Nicolas Méhul, Chant triomphale pour les célébrations du mariage de Napoléon et Marie-Louise, « Comblé de bonheur », choir and orchestra, previously unheard
 
- Etienne Nicolas Méhul, Cantate pour les célébrations du mariage de Napoléon et Marie-Louise, « O doux printemps » soloists, choir and orchestra, previously unheard
 
- Etienne Nicolas Méhul, Le chant du départ, soloists, choir and orchestra.
 
When:
8 and 10 June, 2010, at 8pm
9 June, 2010, at 8.30pm
 
Where:
8 and 10 June: Eglise Saint-Louis des Invalides, Paris
9 June: Eglise Saint-Philippe-du-Roule, Paris (NB no longer Val-de-Grâce)

Further information can be obtained by calling the Fondation Napoléon on +33 (0)1 56 43 46 08. Tickets for 9 June are available through the Fondation Napoléon (on the number above) whilst tickets for 8 and 10 June are available through Les Invalides on +33 (0)1 44 42 35 07.

 Language
French

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