An Afternoon in Paris

An Afternoon in Paris

Friday, 11 October 2019, 1.05pm

4 in a Bar explores a millennium of French music. Join us at the for motets by Machaut, and then stroll along the Champs-Élysées with Joe Dassin. Hear Gabriel Fauré at the salon, Francis Poulenc at the Sainte-Chappelle. Man the barricades with Boublil & Schönberg, and finish at Notre Dame cathedral with some reflections from its most famous resident.

4 in a Bar is a vocal quartet with Classical roots and a modern, close-harmony approach to performance
and interpretation. The group is known for its masterful performance of an eclectic repertoire, including Renaissance polyphony, European madrigals, contemporary commissions, folk songs, pop, barbershop and traditional Irish airs arranged by Eoin Conway, heard on two available CD albums.

PROGRAMME: “An Afternoon in Paris”

Gloria from Messe de Nostre Dame
Guillaume de Machaut (c. 1300 – 1377)

Qui Plus Aimme
G. de Machaut

Quatres Petites Prières de Saint Francois d’Assise
Francis Poulenc (1899 – 1963), adapt. Eoin Conway

Il Est Bel Et Bon
Pierre Passereau (fl. 1509 – 1547)

La Bataille de Marignan
Clément Janequin (c. 1485 – 1558)

Après un Rêve
Gabriel Fauré (1845 – 1924), arr. EC

Les Champs-Élysees
Michael Wilshaw / Pierre Delanoë, arr. EC

Mam’selle
Mack Gordon / Edmund Goulding, arr. Tom Sando

Bring Him Home
Alain Boublil / Claude-Michel Schönberg, arr. EC

Notre Dame Medley
Stephen Schwartz / Alan Menkin, arr. Aaron Dale

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Published on 7 October 2019

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