Fondation des États-Unis | Sunday, March 19 @5pm : Rendez-vous Musical #25 | Storytelling Special
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Sunday, March 19 @5pm : 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 Cite 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
« Rain and Snow », traditional song
Enzo De Palma, mandolin and voice – Fabian Ortiz, piano

« Summertime » de Porgy and Bess – Georges Gerschwin
Fatima Cadet-Diaby, voice – Fabian Ortiz, piano

Five Stories by Lydia Davis
Lecture and musical improvisation
Christopher Gellert, lecture – 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, création de 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

Free admission. Feel free to spread the word and invite your friends!
Join the Facebook event here.