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Embark on a cruise out of the ordinary : La Sirène, the harmonic orchestra of Paris is inviting you to a concert on the theme of water, interpreted by 35 musicians with many different musical influences. You will disembark at the leisure port (Port de loisirs) of Eté du Canal, where La Sirène will propose a second concert with the whole orchestra.
On the occasion of the beginning of the summer holidays, Seine-Saint-Denis Tourisme and La Sirène are collaborating to organize the acoustic musical cruise as part of Eté du Canal: Along the Ourcq.
Created in 1874, La Sirène is one of the oldest amateur independant harmony orchestra of Paris. A harmony orchestra is a band only composed of wind instruments and drums. This musical institution has always been willing to promote a diversity of musical style, popular musical education and an amateur practice of music.
During this cruise you will sail on the Guêpe Buissonnière for a musical and aquatic journey of about 1 hour. Then you will disembark at the Port de loisirs of Bobigny where the circus collective La Défriche will collaborate with the orchestra to propose a circus and music festival.
The concert is composed of several rearranged pieces of music of different eras and styles all on the theme of water and travelling. Some examples : « Water Music » by George Friederic Haendel, « Asturias » by Isaac Albéniz, « Escales » Jacques Ibert, « Oblivion » by Astor Piazzolla, « Les Parapluies de Cherbourg » by Michel Legrand, « Love Boat » by Michael C.Fox…
You will be able to buy some drinks during the cruise.