The 2021-2022 season in Lyon

Monthly concerts that will put a touch of baroque in your life: to your diaries!

Last updated date : 25/04/2022

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on...” These famous words set the tone for the 29th season of the orchestra Le Concert de l’Hostel Dieu, with the world of Shakespeare providing inspiration for a programme based on creativity, originality and solidarity.

The programme

Ulysse au pays des merveilles(Ulysses in wonderland): the concert
Pending the arrival of this show blending comedy and baroque music, you can discover the concert version, which promises magical effects and all the charm of English baroque, from Playford to Purcell… 
8 pm on Wednesday 17 and Friday 18 November, at Temple Lanterne (10 rue Lanterne – Lyon 1)

Bach, Vivaldi, Pachelbel, Handel are on the programme of this delightful, colourful concert, filled with virtuosity. From the Brandenburg CThursday oncertos (No. 3 and 4) to concertante works composed by the great baroque masters, it will be a fantastic occasion to celebrate the Christmas season together!
8 pm on Tuesday 14 December, at Saint-Bruno Church (9 impasse des Chartreux – Lyon 1)

L’Affaire Bach (The Bach Case):
Become a member of a nineteenth-century learned society, where you will be invited to listen to previews of Johann Sebastian Bach’s forgotten works. Share your impressions and contribute to expanding the catalogue of the master composer. This is ‘The Bach Case’, a participative, immersive and totally original concert. A mobile phone is required!
6:15 pm and 8:30 pm, on Tuesday 8 February 2022, at UCLy, Amphithéâtre Jean-Paul II (23 place Carnot – Lyon 2).

Il Paradiso perduto:
Discover a masterpiece! Here is a previously unpublished oratorio by Luigi da Mancia, kept at the Lyon Municipal Library. A colourful vision of the Garden of Eden, by a forgotten genius of the seventeenth century in Italy, with an international distribution.
8 pm on Monday 21 March 2022, at Auditorium de Lyon (149 rue Garibaldi – Lyon 3)

Divino Sospiro:
Le Concert de l’Hostel Dieu welcomes the Portuguese ensemble Divino Sospiro. It offers a chance for audiences to discover the little-known, vibrant repertoire of the greatest Portuguese composers of the eighteenth century.
8 pm on Thursday 7 April 2021, at Abbaye Saint-Martin d'Ainay (11 rue Bourgelat – Lyon 2)

Chorale féminine et solidaire (Women’s solidarity choir):
This ephemeral choir brings together women from different backgrounds and cultures, around a varied repertoire, ranging from Thoinot Arbeau to traditional South African songs. This is a project with an inclusive and generous spirit. (For members only: join now!). 
8 pm on Tuesday 10 May 2022, at Chapelle Saint-Marc (10 rue Sainte-Hélène – Lyon 2).

FugaCités: the trilogy.
Ending the season with a flourish, these three variations are based on a meeting between baroque music and three hip-hop art forms: beatbox, slam and dance. Make sure you don’t miss this fun and imaginative evening!
8:30 pm on Thursday 9 June 2022 at UCLy, Hall of the Saint-Paul Campus (10 place des Archives, 69002 Lyon).


Pour les réservations, rendez-vous sur le site internet Le Concert de l'Hôtel Dieu


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