Programme and ticket purchase

Discover the whole line-up for the 37th Festival de la Vézère and purchase your tickets !

For ticket purchase :

-         On our website : this service is available 24/7

-         Directly on our premises at 10 Boulevard du Salan in Brive, we are open from Monday to Friday between 9 :00 and 12 :30 and between 2 :00 and 5:00.

-         On the phone on the same hours : our number is 05 55 23 25 09

You can download the 2017 line-up leaflet right here

Joining our association allows you to benefit from various advantages such as booking priority or better seats. You can sign up online or send the entry form with your cheque attached to Festival de la Vézère – 10 boulevard du Salan 19100 Brive la Gaillarde.

 

Opening shows – VOCES8 AND CHILDREN CHOIR

Tuesday May 23rd – 8:30 PM – Halle Huguenot-Papeterie at Uzerche

150 students from the last two years of Buges primary school and first year of Gaulcelm Faidit middle school, located in Uzerche, share the stage with the members of vocal ensemble Voces8 after a series of training sessions.

This event has the support of french Ministry of Education.

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Wednesday May 24th – 5PM – Saillant Castle

45 children from Brive walk on stage to show the results of several rehearsals with professional singers.

Children will perform Bach, Bobby Mc Ferrin, Tchaïkovski, London Grammar, etc.

Virtuosity and humor

IGUDESMAN AND JOO / And now Mozart

Wednesday July 12th – 8:30 PM – Théâtre de Brive

Aleksey Igudesman, violin

Hyung-Ki Joo, piano

Classical music revisited by great solists with humor and virtuosity.

Young talent

ISMAËL MARGAIN, piano

Saturday July 15th – 8PM – Saillant Castle

Scarlatti : Sonatas K502 and K29
Haydn : Sonata n°62 Hob. XVI:52
Chopin : 3 Etudes
Schumann : Gesänge der Frühe opus 133
Beethoven : Sonata n°31 opus 110

Hallmark

FRENCH ARMY CHOIR / The great opera choirs

Tuesday July 18th – 8h30PM – 3 Provinces in Brive

Aurore Tillac, conductor
Gounod : Faust – Soldiers choir
Verdi : Il Trovatore – Bohemian choir...
Rossini, Offenbach, Berlioz...

AN HOUR WITH...

Philippe Bernold and the students of Paris Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique

Marie Perbost, soprano – Gauthier Broutin, cello – Tanguy de Williencourt, piano – Ieva Sruogyté, viola – Vera Lopatina, violin – Philibert Perrine, oboe.

 

Friday July 21st – 8PM – Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs at Donzenac

Mozart : Quatuors and opera tunes

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Saturday July 22nd – 5:30PM – Saillant chapel

Marc Chagall and music

Bach, Britten, Telemann

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Saturday July 22nd – 8PM – Saillant Castle

Virtuosity, opera and cabaret

Demersseman, Tchaïkovski, Poulen, Bolcom

Vibrant and intense

SAM STROUK GISPSY TRIO & FRANCOIS SALQUE, cello

Thursday July 27th – 8h30 PM – Allassac church

Samuel Strouk, guitar - Adrien Moignard, guitar - Jérémie Arranger, double bass

Jazz, classical music, contemporary inspirations and world music blend in this borderless programme.

Spanish choir

CORAL DE CÁMARA DE PAMPLONA (Pamplona chamber choir)

Tuesday August 1st – 8:30 PM – Turenne collegiate church

Trip through spanish history and geography.

Spain sacred and secular chants : De Falla, Guerrero, Victoria (Ave Maria with 8 voices)

Young talent

CAMILLE THOMAS, cello & BEATRICE BERRUT, piano.

Thursday August 3rd – 8h30 PM Saint-Ybard church

Fauré : Elégie – Les Berceaux – Papillon

Rachmaninov : G minor sonata opus 19

Bloch : From Jewish Life

Say : 4 Cities

 

Great performer

ABDEL RAHMAN EL BACHA, piano

Saturday August 5th – 8 PM – Saillant Castle

Granados : Goyescas

Chopin : First Ballad G minor opus 23, 2 Nocturnes opus 27, Scherzo in B flat minor Op. 31.

 

Famous quatuor

Tuesday August 8th – 8h30 PM – Aubazine abbey church

Jana Vonášková et Vlastimil Holek, violin - Josef Klusoň, viola - Michal Kaňka, cello

Haydn : Quatuor in D major opus 76 n°5
Schubert : String quatuor n°13 "Rosamunde"
Dvořák : String quatuor n°12 "American"

La Bohème

Opera week-end

DIVA OPERA
BRYAN EVANS, conductor and pianist

Friday August 11th – 5 PM – Saillant Castle

Youngsters will be shown what is hidden behind the curtains : backstage, band rehearsals, meet and greet… Pre-booking only.

Friday August 11th – 6 PM – Saillant Castle

Family opera / CENERENTOLA (CINDERELLA), Rossini

Cinderella, contralto : Marta Fontanals-Simmons
Don Magnifico, bass : Martin Lamb
Don Ramiro, tenor : Ashley Catling

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Saturday August 12th – 8 PM – Saillant Castle

LA BOHÈME, Puccini

Mimi, soprano : Susana Gaspar
Rodolfo, tenor : Robyn Lyn Evans
Marcello, barytone : Adam Gilbert

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Sunday August 13th – 8 PM – Saillant Castle

CENERENTOLA (CINDERELLA), Rossini

Cinderella, contralto : Marta Fontanals-Simmons
Don Magnifico, bass : Martin Lamb
Don Ramiro, tenor : Ashley Catling

 

Concert event

KIT ARMSTRONG, piano

& AUVERGNE ORCHESTRA

Guillaume Chilemme, conductor

Wednesday August 16th – 8 PM - Sédières domain in Clergoux

Telemann : Overture "La Lyra"
Bach : Concerto n°1 en D minor BWV 1052
Mozart : Concerto for piano et orchestra n°14
Fuchs : Serenade for string orchestre n°2

 

Magic

PASCAL AMOYEL, piano / Le jour où j'ai rencontré Liszt (The day I met Liszt)

Saturday August 19th – 8 PM – Saillant Castle

Pascal Amoyel performs Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt, etc, in a show both theatrical and musical.

You can find an excerpt of this show here

Grand closing concert

CONTRASTE ENSEMBLE
KARINE DESHAYES, mezzo-soprano
& CAMILLE POUL, soprano

Tuesday August 22nd – 8h30 PM - Cathedral of Tulle

Pergolèse : Stabat Mater
Bach : Choral, Motet and Cantate
Vivaldi : Cantate "Cessate, omai cessate"