When music relieves illness: two days of events in the Pays de Redon

After two years of health crisis, the teams of Les Musicales and the Redon hospital are happy to resume their collaboration around the main course “Music and care” (©The information)

“We ensure a public service mission and even a public health mission,” he declares. Henry of SoundsPresident of Redon Musicals. “This mission is close to our hearts. For a long time we have had this idea that the music can be practiced and understood in collaboration with the medical community. »

We knew the Redonnaise association as the organizer of the classical music festival that charms the hearts of music lovers, every year in early summer, in the country of Redon. This time, Les Musicales are preparing to push the doors of the hospital.

For two days the Thursday, April 28 and Friday, April 29, 2022the association offers a series of meetings, exchanges and musical performances oriented around music and care.

Conferences, concerts, film screenings, workshops, round tables… The different meetings will take different forms.

therapeutic virtues of music

The great cellist and author. claire oppert will be the headliner of this highlight. You will visit in particular theredon hospitalto the Home Care and Services Association (Assad) of the country of Redon, but also in the Augustines Clinic in Malestroit.

“Practical workshops and meetings with health professionals are planned. These meetings will give rise to a true exchange of experiences on the therapeutic virtues of music, particularly in the exercise of palliative care.

Henry of SoundsPresident of the Redon Musicals

encounters with the patients and with caregivers and the caregivers are also in the program. “We want to show that it is possible to bring music into dialogue with the world of health. It is a first experience that we are launching. »

Screening, conference and concert

The various meetings organized by Claire Oppert in hospitals will continue on Friday, April 29, 2022, with the screening at 10 a.m. cinema crank, from the film “In his life” directed by Emmanuelle Bercot. At 5:00 p.m., Claire Oppert will give a conference “When music meets care” and at 6:00 p.m., music and health professionals will discuss a round table.

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Finally, at 9:00 p.m., as the last fireworks display, claire oppert and the pianist Rustem Saitkulov will offer a closing concert at the abbey of Saint-Sauveur de Redon, around works by Beethoven, Schumann and Shostakovich.

So many exchanges and discoveries that give hope that other editions of this meeting will see the light of day.

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