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Rendez-vous Musical #25 | Storytelling Special

The FEU is pleased to participate in the first edition of the Cité des Contes festival, which is being organized in the run-up to International Storytelling Day (March 20).

From March 16-20, five houses of the Cité will participate in Cité des Contes : the Collège d’Espagne, Maison du Japon, Maison de la Norvège, Fondation de la Maison de la Tunisie and the Fondation des Etats-Unis. More information on Citéscope. At the FEU, the artists in residence have prepared a special concert featuring musicians, actors and students in reisdence. Join them for what promises to be a concert full of surprises!

The Program

Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright, Bob Dylan
Enzo De Palma, mandolin and voice, & Fabian Ortiz, piano

Rain and Snow, traditional song
Enzo De Palma, mandolin and voice & Fabian Ortiz, piano

“Summertime” from Porgy and Bess, George Gerschwin
Fatima Cadet-Diaby, voice & Fabian Ortiz, piano

Five Stories by Lydia Davis, reading and musical improvisation
Christopher Gellert, narrator, John Kamfonas, piano, & Wilson Poffenberger, saxophone

“La chanson de Kleinzach” from Les contes d’Hoffmann, Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880)
Isabel Almario (Hoffman), voice, Ximena Salmeron (Kleinzach), actress, Will Cravy, double bass & Léo Mariller, violin

“Summer in Ohio” from The Last Five Years
Chloe Bingham, voice & April Ward, piano (accompanist guest)

Sonata for Double Bass and Girl by Ximena Salmeron
Will Cravy, double bass & Ximena Salmeron , actress

Mythes pour violon et piano, op. 30 de Karol Szymanowsky (1882-1937)
I. La Fontaine d’Aréthuse
II. Narcisse
III. Dryades et Pan
John Kamfonas, piano & Léo Mariller, violin

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