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Don't miss the Advent concertsPublished on 5 December 2018
Celebrate the Advent period with these 4 exceptional concerts !
In the purest tradition of the great jazz voices of the fifties and sixties, The Little Box offers its own version of essential Christmas Carols. The Kolossal Percussion Orchestra will accompany the Christmas’ Little Box on Sunday, December 2 at 8:30 pm at the Cité de la Musique et de la Danse.
The second Advent concert will be En Avent Bach on Sunday 9 December at 8:30 p.m., at the St Pierre-le-jeune Protestant church. It will depict the arrival of the Messiah as a relationship between the human spirit, embodied by the soprano voice, and Jesus, performed by the baritone voice, like in the Passions.
On Sunday December 16 at 8:30 pm at the Saint Thomas’s church, Resounding Christmas will perform for the third Advent concert. They will bring to life the timeless music of Mozart, Bach, Roussel, Gluck and Ravel, and share with the audience this alchemy ingrained in our memories.
Strasbourg Brass Band will perform on Sunday December 23 at 8:30 pm at Saint Paul’s church, to conclude this series of 4 Advent concerts. This group brings together musicians from the Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra, students from the Haute Ecole des Arts du Rhin school of the arts, professors from the Strasbourg conservatory and Alsatian music schools. They will perform Bach, Gabrieli, or Debussy.