Saint-Denis Festival: Art and History Museum and cinematic concert

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Don’t restrict your thirst of art: In the same evening, discover the collections of the Art and History Museum of Saint-Denis, then go to the Basilica of Saint-Denis for a cinematic concert of the greatest movie musics, conducted by Renaud Capuçon.

  • Location: Saint-Denis
  • Access by Public Transport: Basilique Saint-Denis (métro ligne 13)
  • Language: French

Saint-Denis Festival: Art and History Museum and cinematic concert
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For the 51st edition od the Saint-Denis festival, the programme is meant to please every ear. The most important conductors of the international classical scene will be in the Saint-Denis Basilica for symphonic concerts and choirs. Creations, recitals and more are also programmed at the Maison de l’Education de la Légion d’honneur

Before delighting your ears, you will give pleasure to your eyes by visiting the Art and History Museum. Its collections go from the history of Carmel, to medieval and industrial archeology, the general hospital apothecary, the headquarters of Commune de Paris, the Francis Jourdain collection…

Then the concert at the Basilica of Saint-Denis : A cinematic concert of the greatest film musics by Renaud Capuçon

It makes a long time that film music is recognized as art itself.

Renaud Capuçon started participating at the Festival 20 years ago. His programme will include John Williams, George Delerue, Nino Rota, Alexandre Desplat, James Horner, Philippe Rombi… You will be able to imagine all the images that go with hese melodies to make your own cinema.

Programme of the evening:

6pm – 7 pm: guided visit of the Art and History Museum

8:30 pm: Concert at the Basilica

You will have time to eat after the visit of the Museum and before the concert (where to eat in Saint-Denis ?)

2 categories:

  • Category A: Guided visit of the Museum + 1st category concert place
  • Category B: Guided visit of the Museum + 2nd category unumbered concert place

Discover the other concerts of the Saint-Denis Festival preceded by a meal at La Bigoudène: the Verdi RequiemRufus Wainwright or the Resurrection of Malher.


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