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Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier

Wednesday July 25th

The French Army Choir at the abbey-church

From 9 to 27 july, the « Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier » proposes nearly 180 concerts and performances among which 150 are free. Originally presented as a classical music festival (opera, symphonic music, chamber music…), the festival broadens its horizons : jazz, electronic music but also meetings, public emissions, movies, in 65 locations of the region Occitanie, in Montpellier and the municipalities of the Metropolis of Montpellier. With France Culture, FIP and mainly France Musique, the festival enjoys a unique national and international diffusion.

For the 20 years of World Heritage of the abbey-church of Saint-Gilles as part of the Way of James in France, the Festival Radio France Montpellier Occitanie program an exceptional concert of the French Army choir in the abbey-church of Saint-Gilles-du-Gard led by Aurore Tillac.

Traditional Gregorian
Shen Xhar
Eric WHITACRE born in 1970
Lux Aurumque
Traditional Gregorian
Imeruli Makh’ruli
André CAPLET 1878-1925
Traditionals Basques
Goizeko Izarra
Ara nun diran
Velio TORMIS 1930-2017
Incantation maris aestuosi
Françis POULENC 1899-1963
Four prayers of Saint Francis of Assisi
American spiritual (barbershop)
Swing low chariot
Randall THOMPSON 1899-1984
French Army choir
Direction: Aurore Tillac

Wednesday July 25th – 7 pm
Abbey-Church of Saint-Gilles

Free entrance