[2021 Napoleon Year] Death and Imperial Transfiguration: Napoleon’s Triumph(s)

Concert, Theatrical Event
from 03/02/2021 to 04/02/2021
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The Musée de l’Armée and the Fondation Napoléon are joining forces with these two concerts called “Napoleon’s Triumph(s)”, directed by Peter Hicks, (musician and choirmaster, manager of international affairs at the Fondation), on 3 and 4 February at 8 pm, inaugurating the concert series entitled “Death and Imperial Transfiguration” part of the museum’s 2021 musical season.

[2021 Napoleon Year] Death and Imperial Transfiguration: Napoleon’s Triumph(s)

Programme of the two concerts

Triomphe(s) de Napoléon
Wednesday 3 and 4 February 2021, at 8pm – Cathedral of Saint-Louis des Invalides

Académie symphonique de Paris
Jérôme Treille, direction
Chœur Les Voix impériales
Soloist : Véronique Chevallier
Sarah Kim, organ
Thierry Lentz, narrator
Peter Hicks, direction

La Marseillaise (version Berlioz) Allons enfantsAmour sacréGuerriers pour toujours dans l’histoire
Haydn, La Création, Extr. La représentation du chaos
Lesueur, Marche du sacre
Paisiello, Messe du couronnement, Extr. Gloria
Méhul, Chant du retour de la Grande Armée en 1807
Dalayrac/Boy, Veillons au salut de l’Empire
Abbé Roze, Vivat
Ch. McCarthy, Dirge (Chant funèbre), composed for Napoleon’s funeral on St Helena 1821 – First performance outside St Helena in 200 years
Fauré, Funeral air
Madame L, Le Tombeau de Napoléon
Mozart, Requiem, Extr. Introit et Kyrie
Vierne, Marche triomphale pour le centenaire de Napoléon
Fauré, Requiem, Extr. In paradisum
Méhul, Chant triomphal, Extr. Comblé de bonheur

Opening of the bicentenary year of the death of the Emperor, organised jointly by the Paris Army Museum and the Fondation Napoléon.

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