La Défense Jazz, Björk, La Magnifique Society, Cabourg mon amour… A selection of concerts and festivals

La Défense Jazz, Björk, La Magnifique Society, Cabourg mon amour… A selection of concerts and festivals


The Music section team offers you a selection of concerts and festivals to end the month of June and arrive quietly at the beginning of July, including some in unusual places. On the program, classical music, jazz, rock, chanson, flamenco, electro…

Festival of La Grange de Meslay, in Touraine, until June 26

Pianist David Kadouch.

Sviatoslav Richter dreamed of it in 1963: the La Grange de Meslay festival will convene for its 58e edition, which began Friday, June 17, handpicked artists.

After the impressive hammer keyboard of Beethoven, under the fingers of Marc-André Hamelin, it is Chopin who will haunt the keyboard of Mikhaïl Pletnev. Schubert will be quadrupled in the game: with Alexandre Tharaud, Arcadi Volodos, Francesco Piemontesi or Tanguy de Williencourt who will accompany the liedersanger Edwin Crossley-Mercer. Chamber music will not be outdone, from the virtuoso flute by Emmanuel Pahud to the Quatuor Hermès, via Les Vents français, the violin by Renaud Capuçon, not forgetting an oenologico-musical tasting. Marie Aude Roux

Festival of La Grange de Meslay (Indre-et-Loire). Until June 26. Such. : 07-88-99-21-44. From €8 to €34.

Festival 36h at the Saint-Eustache church, in Paris, on June 20 and 21

Poster of the 36h Festival at the Saint-Eustache church, in Paris.

Chronologically it will be the 17e edition, but for lack of being able to take place in 2020 and 2021 due to health restrictions linked to Covid-19, the 36h Festival, at the Saint-Eustache church, in Paris, will celebrate its 15 June on June 20 and 21.e editing.

Beginning, Monday 20, at 1.30 p.m. with soundchecks and adjustments, an opportunity to follow the work of the technical teams to best render the music to come, whether it is classical, pop, sacred, chanson … After mass, at 6 p.m., the Chanteurs de Saint-Eustache, then Yoa, Laura Cahen, Cléa Vincent and Baptiste Lagrave will lead to the transition to Tuesday 21 with Clara Ysé scheduled for midnight. Then Blondino and Form will enter the night. Resumption at 8 a.m. with the stage open. The day will then move on, after the 12:30 p.m. mass with Stéphanie Acquette, the Mozart Conservatory, Gisèle Pape, Chien noir and Barbara Carlotti. Sylvain Siclier

The 36h Festival, Saint-Eustache church, corner rue du Jour and rue Rambuteau, Paris 1er. From Monday June 20, at 1.30 p.m. to Tuesday June 21, at 8.30 p.m. Free admission.

Musical fevers at Pitié-Salpêtrière, from June 20 to 25

Poster of the Les Fièvres musicales festival at the Pitié-Salpêtrière, in Paris.

The first Festival des Fièvres musicales was born as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic which has been destabilizing our social and emotional life for two years. For six days, it will bring together professional and amateur artists, musicians and students from Sorbonne University, as well as students from the Maurice Ravel and Charles Munch conservatories in the city of Paris. That is more than twenty-five concerts organized throughout the hospital site, in the departments and the garden, in the evening at the Saint-Louis chapel, for staff and patients, but also for the public.

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