Sablé-sur-Sarthe: the baroque music festival presents its program for 2022

Jeanine de Bique, soprano, is one of the headliners of the 2022 edition of the baroque festival of Sablé-sur-Sarthe (Sarthe). ©Gregor Hohenberg

It is a new impetus that Laure Baert intends to give to Butter Cookie Festival. The meeting, which gives a privileged place to Baroque musicwill take place from August 24 to 27, 2022 at Sable-sur-Sarthe (sarte).

This is a first edition for the new artistic advisor who has come to replace Orange Alice. With enthusiasm, she introduced the program.

“Nearly 40 years after the reaction of the festivalit’s time to give it new life,” stressed Manuela Gourichon, deputy mayor of Sand culture manager.

11 concerts to discover

To attract an even larger audience, “we have dug all the stylistic paths without losing the baroque essence,” said Laure Baert.

On the theme of the year, “holidays and festivities”, he summoned emerging artists and others, on the contrary, already well known in the field.

In total, 11 concerts will be offered, including two shows.

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Tribute to Moliere

For the opening of this meeting, a tribute will be paid to grind on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his birth.

Spectators will have a date for a comedy-ballet with the dance company the admirer around work forced marriage.

It is a show to share with the family, quite funny and with a deep meaning that mixes dance, theater and music.

Laura Baert

The next day, the public is invited to discover the monuments of Johann Sebastian Bach taken up by “one of the greatest harpsichordists in the world, Jean Rondeau”, explains Laure Baert, who was particularly moved by a recital by the artist.

A shadow theater for all ages

On the afternoon of Thursday, August 25, several beautiful instrumental pages will be included in a program that combines fantasy and rigor with “Jubilatio”.

To end the day, make way for music of the world with the Ensemble del Sol that offers a to travel at the heart of popular Spanish musical influences.

On Friday, August 26, a show will be offered for the general public around the story ofandersen“The Nightingale and the Emperor of Porcelain“.

inside this Shadow Theatherwe mix Baroque music Y contemporary music.

The Ensemble Les Métaboles will then present “a very original program in which the choirs will be located in the four corners of the Basilica of Our Lady of the Oak. This allows us to give another vision of the work that is carried out”.

A prestigious soprano

She is a prestigious guest who will be received as part of the festival : jeanine de bique. The soprano is THE new rising star of the baroque song.

His presence on the French scene is rare. With the Concerto Köln, Friday August 26, explore the greatest female opera figures : from cleopatra for agrippina.

Saturday August 27, three Aftermath by Bach will be played by emmanuel bertrandrewarded with Music Awards 2022 as an instrumental soloist.

last meeting of festivalGabetta Consort will resume The four Seasons from Vivaldi that are intertwined with Four Seasons of Piazzolla.

It is a real trip between Italy and South America.

two free dates

So that everyone can access the Baroque musictwo free meetings will take place in Dom Guéranger square in Sable-sur-Sarthe.

The first will take place on Friday, August 26 at 6:30 p.m. The Ensemble Vedado will invite you to immerse yourself in the heart of best love stories of the Baroque music.

And to open up to different styles, the singer Noëmi Wayself will travel between the works of Vivaldi Y Barbara.

A presentation evening will be organized on Saturday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Espace Madeleine Marie in Sand.

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