Message of John Nelson
“As all our hearts are breaking for the extra courageous and patriotic Ukrainian people suffering the gradual destruction of their beloved country, the least we can do as welook forward to performing the Missa Solemnis in Orange is to make a donation to the Ukraine from the hoped-for surplus of support. May this be an incentive for your generosity!”
A first ! The Association « De Tous Chœurs » offers you the opportunity to attend one of Beethoven’s Masterpieces, the “Missa Solemnis”, presented for the first time at the Orange Antic Theater! Maestro John Nelson will conduct more than 300 musicians and singers interpreting this dazzling piece! JOHN NELSON (©Leonard de Serre) Performing in this concert includes the following artists: Four world-renowned soloists: Patricia Petibon, soprano Marie-Nicole Lemieux, alto Cyrille Dubois, tenor Nicolas Courjal, bass
Five choirs: The COGE (Choeur des Grandes Ecoles) - Paris The choir of the Sorbonne - Paris The choir of Grenelle - Paris Le Motet - Geneva Laudate Deum Chamber Choir - Lausanne COGE - dir. Antoine Bretonnière (©Alice Narcy) CHOEUR DE LA SORBONNE - dir. Frédéric Pineau (© Erwan Richard) CHOEUR DE LA SORBONNE - dir. Frédéric Pineau - vidéo (© Erwan Richard and Tom Gachet) CHOEUR DE GRENELLE - dir. Alix Debaecker CHOEUR LE MOTET DE GENEVE - dir. Romain Mayor (© Volpe.photography) LAUDATE DEUM EN CHBOEUR DE CHAMBRE - dir. Catherine Berney (© Michael Chronakis) The orchestra: Nexus Symphony (80 musicians) 📷 ORCHESTRE NEXUS - dir. Guillaume Berney (© Eva Hugi)
This concert will take place on Thursday July 14th, 2022 at 9:30pm Inside the program of the Choregies of Orange
The return to the new normalcy, after two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, encourages us to explore anew our understanding and exploration of classical music and to support young prodigies! We are initiating this CrowdFunding effort, hoping to absorb the expenses inherent in a production of this scale, and, in particular, the costs associated with hosting the artists in Orange. In the future we hope to continue supporting young and gifted artists. Music must continue… We need to renew our discovery and interpretation of our cultural and musical heritage by continuing to organize events in which young musicians will be able to develop, nurture and demonstrate all of their talents, while making a sustainable living.