events

Opera Lafayette presents: Une Éducation Manquée

February 2 & 3, 2016 | 7:00 pm
The Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Opera Lafayette, in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, presents Emmanuel Chabrier’s opera Une Éducation Manquée (An Incomplete Education) with libretto by Eugène Letterier and Albert Vanloo at The Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.
interview

Celebrating the legacy of Rameau - an interview with Ryan Brown, Opera Lafayette

According to the foundations of musical harmony established in the Traité de l’harmonie, “the Ancients” based the rules of harmony on melody, instead of beginning with harmony. The author of this famous text – one on harmony which is now the basis of most 20th-century music textbooks – is Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683 – 1764), a French composer of the late Baroque period who earned recognition through his complex operas and research in music theory.
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Ensemble Itinéraire and ICE present: Spectral Streams

Apr 25, 2017 | 8:00 pm
Roulette
Ensemble Itinéraire & Ensemble ICE presents Spectral Streams, a program featuring recent pieces from Gérard Grisey, Philippe Leroux, Gérard Grisey, Ashley Fure and a new commission from Christopher Trapani.
events

Jean-Jacques Abadie: Live in Marciac photographies

Feb 11 - Apr 27, 2017
The Jazz Gallery
Jean-Jacques Abadie's "Live in Marciac photographies" will be exhibited at the Jazz Gallery from February 11, 2017 to April 27, 2017.
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Ensemble Itinéraire and ICE present: Side-by-Side OpenICE Concert

Apr 28, 2017 | 8:00 pm
Abrons Arts Center
During ICE's open and free events at the Abrons Arts Center, Ensemble Itinéraire and ICE will present Side-by-Side OpenICE Concert.
news

French Waves on Pitchfork

French Waves has made the history of French electronic music come alive through its documentary, web series, international tour, and immersive website.
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Emel Mathlouthi Announces Tour

Tunisian protest artist, Emel Mathlouthi, creates expansive electronic music paired with traditional Tunisian instruments and rhythms. On the heels of her new release, Ensen, she will tour Europe in April and the US in May.
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Fête de la Musique: Wax Tailor / Her / Ayo / Ala.Ni

June 21, 2017 | 5 pm - 10 pm
SummerStage, Central Park
This year SummerStage welcomes Wax Tailor, Her, Ayo and Ala.Ni to celebrate the French "Fête de la Musique" on June 21, 2017. It is an evening of French contemporary talent and genres ranging from hip-hop to soul and pop.
news

Démos: Philharmonie de Paris enlarges access to culture

Launched in 2010 by the Philharmonie of Paris, DEMOS is an initiative aiming to give access to musical and orchestral education to children coming from rural and low-income communities.
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CharlElie Couture to Perform in California

CharlElie Couture has not only made a name for himself as a talented singer/songwriter, he has also established an excellent reputation as a painter, photographer and producer. He will be joined by Karim Attoumane (guitar) and Blake Miller (accordion, banjo and violin) to perform new songs as well as his classic hits in a set of two-night engagements in Los Angeles at the Raymond Kabbaz Theatre on March 24th and 25th and the 26th and 27th at the Lycée Français de San Francisco.
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Paris Combo on Tour

Paris Combo will perform across North America in February, beginning on the 11th in Arizona and continuing through the 25th near Boston. Along the way, the group will stop through City Winery venues in Chicago and New York (the 19th and 21st respectively), among other dates.