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Masterclasses in the Quartier des Artistes


In 2020-2021, Les Arts Florissants launches its new educational program: the Arts Flo Masterclasses for young musicians, taught by William Christie and Paul Agnew in the Quartier des Artistes, Les Arts Florissants' cultural and artistic center in Thiré (Vendée, Pays de la Loire - France).

Masterclass #1: French music with William Christie  Couperin, Charpentier, Lambert, Lully

February 13 - 16, 2021 - Thiré (Vendée, Pays de la Loire - France)

Four days of chamber music, to deepen one's practice and knowledge of the late 17th-c./early 18th-c. French repertoire. 
With William Christie and Les Arts Florissants artists Lisandro Abadie (bass singer), Emmanuel Resche (violin) & Myriam Rignol (viola da gamba) 

Come take part in this unique experience with William Christie and Arts Florissants musicians, in a remarkable setting dedicated to baroque arts!

For whom?

Instrumentalists and singers, young professionals or students at higher education institutions 

When and where?

February 12 to 16, 2021 at the Quartier des Artistes campus in Thiré (Vendée, Pays de la Loire - France)

What’s on the program?

  • collective / individual / small-group working sessions
  • alternation between music theory and practice
  • focused work on the Arts Florissants’ and William Christie’s repertoire of predilection: Couperin, Charpentier, Lambert, Lully
  • musical moments with Arts Florissants musicians Lisandro Abadie (bass singer), Emmanuel Resche (violin), Myriam Rignol (viola da gamba) 
  • a public performance to conclude the master class

> See the photo album of the masterclass