Beirut Chants 2014

Beirut Chants, The 7th Festival of sacred music from 1 till 23 December 2014.

Monday 1 – Grand Opening Night
Abdel El Rahman El Bacha, Piano
St. George Maronite Cathedral | Riad El Solh, Facing Azarieh | 20:00

Tuesday 2
Méditerranée Sacrée
Chœur de chambre les Éléments dirigé par Joël Suhubiette
St. Maron Church | Gemmayzeh | 20:00
En collaboration avec l’Institut français du Liban et en partenariat avec la Ville de Toulouse et l’Institut français de Paris.

Wednesday 3
Naji Hakim, Organ
Sacré-Coeur Church | Gemmayzeh | 20:00

Thursday 4
The Essential
Xavier De Maistre, Harp
St. Maron Church | Gemmayzeh | 20:00
First harpist of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
First prize, International Harp Competition of Bloomington, Indiana

Friday 5
Armenian Traditional Christmas
Groong Choir, Conducted by Edouard Torikian
St. Elie Armenian Catholic Cathedral | Debbas Square – Saifi | 20:00

Saturday 6
Art On String Quartet
Violinists Ondin Brezeanu & Silviu Gabriel Gherasimescu, Violin
Hayk Ter- Hovhannisyan, Viola
Magdalena Sokola, Cello
St. Elie Church | Kantari | 20:00

Sunday 7
Lebanese School of Blind & Deaf Choir
All Saints Church | Minet el Hosn | 20:00

Monday 8
“Beethoven Sonatas” newly launched by Deutsch Grammophon
Italian violinist Francesca Dego accompanied by Francesca Leonardi, Piano
St. Maron Church | Gemmayzeh | 20:00
In collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute.

Tuesday 9
Marie-José Matar, Soprano & Fady Khalil, Piano
St. Elie Armenian Catholic Cathedral | Debbas Square – Saifi | 20:00

Wednesday 10
LEBAM
St. George Maronite Cathedral | Riad El Solh, Facing Azarieh | 20:00

Thursday 11
Christmas Maronite Tradition
Abeer Nehmé, Vocal
St. Elie Greek Catholic Cathedral | Place de l’Étoile | 20:00

Friday 12
Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra
Daniele Rustioni, Conductor & Francesca Dego, Violin
St. George Maronite Cathedral | Riad El Solh, Facing Azarieh | 20:00
In collaboration with the Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of Music and the Italian Cultural Institute.

Saturday 13
St. Romanos Choir, Conducted by Reverend Romanos Romanos
St. George Orthodox Cathedral | Place de l’Étoile | 20:00

Beirut Chants 2014

Beirut Chants 2014

Sunday 14
Sagesse St. John Children Choir, Conducted by Nelly Maatouk
St. Louis Capuchin Church | Bab Idriss | 18:00

Byzantine Traditional Christmas
St. Stephanos Melode Choir, Conducted by Bachir Osta
St. Elie Greek Catholic Cathedral | Place de l’Étoile | 20:00

Monday 15
Vadym Kholodenko, Piano
St. Louis Capuchin Church | Bab Idriss | 20:00
Winner of the 2013 Cliburn International Piano Competition Gold Medal

Tuesday 16
Al Sawt Al Atik Choir, Conducted by Miled Torbey
St. Elie Church | Kantari | 20:00

Wednesday 17
Matteo el Khodr, Countertenor
St. Louis Capuchin Church | Bab Idriss | 20:00

Thursday 18
Ghada Shbeir, Vocals
St. Elie Church | Kantari | 20:00

Friday 19
Traditional Christmas Concert of the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra
The Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra
The Choirs of the National Conservatory, the Antonine University & NDU
Felicitas Fuchs, Soprano
Conducted by Harout Fazlian
St. Joseph Church | Monot | 20:30
In collaboration with the Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of Music.

Saturday 20
Gargatch Children Choir, Conducted by Zakar Keshishian
National Evangelical Church | Serail |18:00

The Festival Concert “A Talented Duo”
Sari Khalifé, Cello & Ayad Khalifé, Piano
St. Elie Church | Kantari | 20:00

Sunday 21
La Chanterie de Beyrouth
National Evangelical Church | Serail |18:00

String Quartet of San Carlo Opera House – Napoli
Cecilia Laca & Luigi Buonomo, Violin
Antonio Bossone, Viola
Luca Signorini, Cello
St. Louis Capuchin Church | Bab Idriss | 20:00

Monday 22
Petite Messe Solennelle – G. Rossini – Orchestral Version
Artemisa Repa, Soprano
Rosa Bove, Mezzosoprano
Cristian Ricci, Tenor
Raymond Ghattas, Tenor
The choirs of Antonine University & NDU
Beirut Chants Orchestra, Conducted by Stefano Romani
St. Maron Church | Gemmayzeh | 20:00
In collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute.

Tuesday 23 – Beirut Chants Closing Concert
“Les Litanies de la Vierge”
Ensemble Correspondances, dirigé par Sébastien Daucé
St. Maron Church | Gemmayzeh | 20:00
En partenariat avec la Ville de Lyon et l’Institut Français de Paris.

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