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Workshops 2017

Music workshops are offered from the 14th to the 18th of August 2017 in choral singing (adult and children), in vocal technique, in the flute and also the Celtic harp.


2014 was a trial year.  A handful of amateur and professional musicians, wishing to maintain a musical tradition in Tourtoirac and the Pay d’Ans, organised a workshop for choral singing and a workshop for the Celtic harp.


2015 and 2016 were years filled with superb musical events and your increasing participation has enabled us, in 2017, to offer a programme which is even more diverse, with more concerts and new musical surprises.


We offer free access to these events which we owe to your numerous subscriptions and donations.  Renewal of your subscriptions for 2017 will be available from the beginning of March and we are counting on you.  We must carry on together for everyone’s pleasure !

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The major points of 2017 !

Opening Soiree of the Music Week

For the opening of the Music Week on the 13th August at 19.00, will be a magical evening for you.  The opera Dido and Aeneas by Purcell will be presented by Benjamin Fau (Choir Master), the choir ‘Eolides’and its soloists and musicians, all in the beautiful grounds of Tourtoirac Chateau.  This will be accompanied by a ‘Cocktail Gastronomique’ followed by the traditional musical soiree in the many rooms of the chateau.  The evening will be embellished by a grand Fireworks Display as part of the village festival. 

Entry fee to the whole evening is €40 (by invitation)

Entrée payante 40€ (sur invitation)

Preview in Perigueux

The Opera ‘Dido and Aeneas’ by Purcell will be performed as a preview to the Tourtoirac Music Week, on Saturyday 12th August 2017 at 20.30 in the former Cathedral of Perigueux, St. Etienne de la Cite. 

Entrance fee €25.


A highly colourful ball

The traditional ball will be achieved by two famous groups – ‘Lo Clapat’, two professional musicians who sing and play in traditional Occitan.  They will be followed by a trio ‘Ciac Boum’ formed by three ‘travellers’ who offer traditional rural dances.  Joyful freshness and freedom will be the theme of this evening.

Well dancers, get ready! We know how it starts, but after…?


Traditional Ball Thursday 17th August at 20.30,

Entry fee €10.


Vidéo Lo Clapat : http://www.octele.com

Web site : Ciac Boum : www.ciacboum.sitew.fr

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