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Join us for a Conference on the Sesquicentennial Celebration for Charles Tournemire  and  Louis Vierne

Dates to be determined

Vierne and Tournemire

Sponsored by Peabody Conservatory in partnership with American Guild of Organists, St. Mary’s Seminary, and The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen

Keynote Presenters

Dr. Marie-Louise Langlais

Widow of the legendary Jean Langlais, Co-Titulaire with him as Organist of the Basilica of Sainte-Clotilde, Paris (1979-1987), researcher, and musicologist

Sylvie Mallet

Choir Organist at the Basilica of Sainte-Clotilde, Paris (1993-2003), Organ Teacher, the Paris Regional Conservatory

Christian Lesur

Son of Daniel Lesur, the co-founder of La Jeune France, student of Charles Tournemire and his assistant organist at the Basilica of Ste. Clotilde

In coordination with this Conference, the American Guild of Organists will publish on its national website the recent research by Marie-Louise Langlais into previously unstudied documents of Charles Tournemire housed in the Bibliothèque Nationale.

Draft Schedule (Prospective)

TBD
3:00 pm

Concert, Duo Ingolfsson-Stoupel with Alan Stepansky

Vierne – Sonata for Violin and Piano
Tournemire – Piano Trio

5:00 pm Dinner on your own
6:30 pm Bus departure for Cathedral of Mary Our Queen
7:30 pm

Gala Opening Concert at Cathedral of Mary Our Queen

The Handel Choir, the Choir of Church of the Redeemer,
Peabody Graduate Organ Majors, Sylvie Mallet, and others

Vierne – Mass for Two Organs
Widor – Mass for Two Organs
Tournemire – Cinq Improvisations, transcr. by Maurice Duruflé

9:30 pm Bus departure for Mt. Vernon hotels

 

TBD
9:00 am Workshop 1 (at Peabody)
Video presentation – Charles Tournemire
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Workshop 2 (at Peabody)
Lecture – Christian Lesur
11:45 am Lunch on your own
Peabody Cafeteria or Neighborhood Restaurants
1:30 pm Voice recital featuring works by Tournemire & Vierne
3:00 pm Bus departure for St. Mary’s Seminary
3:30 pm Lecture or Panel Discussion
French Religious Culture, 1900-1939
One or more faculty members, St. Mary’s Seminary
4:45 pm Break
5:00 pm Tour of Seminary
5:15 pm Dinner, St. Mary’s Seminary
7:00 pm Organ Recital, Marie-Louise Langlais and Sylvie Mallet
(Chapel, St. Mary’s Seminary)
10:00 pm Bus departure for Mt. Vernon hotels

 

TBD
9:00 am Workshop 3 (at Peabody)
Masterclass – Works of Vierne and Tournemire
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Piano Recital featuring works by Tournemire & Vierne
11:45 am Box lunch
1:00 pm Workshop 4 (at Peabody)
Tournemire – Memoires
3:00 pm Open House for Students – Organ Department

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