Diary 2012

Maîtrise de Toulouse concert
le 27/01/2012 à 20:00
Auditorium Saint Pierre des Cuisines, Toulouse

Maîtrise de Toulouse, directed by Mark Opstad 

’Vers l’Est’ : Stravinsky’s Mass for choir and double wind quintet, Motets by Grieg and Rachmaninov and songs by Bartok, Kodaly and Stravinsky.

Free entry

Mark directs the Ensemble Baroque de Toulouse
le 11/03/2012 à 16:30
Eglise St Exupère, Toulouse

Mark directs Cantata BWV 9 in the Ensemble Baroque de Toulouse’s monthly cantata series.

http://www.baroquetoulouse.com/cantates-sans-filet/

Free entry

English Choral Experience choral course in Languedoc
le 10/04/2012 à 14:00
La Maison Verte, Roujan (Hérault)

Mark accompanies the English Choral Experience choral course for advanced amateur singers, directed by Paul Spicer 

http://www.englishchoralexperience.co.uk/

Concert by the English Choral Experience Choir
le 14/04/2012 à 16:30
Eglise de Fontès (near Roujan, Hérault)

Mark accompanies the choir of the English Choral Experience choral course, directed by Paul Spicer, in a programme of French and English music by Bouzignac, Moulinié, Blow and Purcell

http://www.englishchoralexperience.co.uk/

Maîtrise de Toulouse concert with the Ensemble Binchois
le 24/04/2012 à 20:30
Chapelle Sainte Anne, Toulouse

The Maîtrise de Toulouse and the Ensemble Gilles Binchois, directed by Dominique Vellard, propose a concert of ’fauxboudon’: music based around plainchant, as part of the ’Rencontres de musiques anciennes’ organised by Odyssud.

Maîtrise de Toulouse concert
le 12/05/2012 à 17:30
Basilique Saint Sernin, Toulouse

Maîtrise de Toulouse, directed by Mark Opstad

German Sacred Music : Renaissance and Romantic

Motets by Aichinger,Schütz, Hassler, Mendelssohn, Brahms and Bruckner

Free entry

Organ recital
le 19/05/2012 à 17:00
Eglise Notre Dame du Taur, Toulouse

Mark gives an organ recital on the Puget organ in the series ’moments musicaux’.

French and English music by Walton, Howells, Guilmant, Vierne, Preston

Maîtrise de Caen concert
le 09/06/2012 à 12:00
Eglise Notre Dame de la Gloriette, Caen

Mark accompanies the Maîtrise de Caen for the Requiem by Kurt Weill, conducted by Olivier Opdebeeck

http://www.maitrise-de-caen.org/

Maîtrise de Toulouse concert
le 22/06/2012 à 20:00
Temple du Salin, Toulouse

La Maîtrise de Toulouse, directed by Mark Opstad

’l’Entente musicale’: French and English choral music by Bouzignac, Danielis, Byrd, Purcell, Elgar, Caplet, Duruflé and Wishart

Free entry

Maîtrise de Toulouse concert
le 03/07/2012 à 13:00
Bristol Cathedral, UK

La Maîtrise de Toulouse, directed by Mark Opstad

Twentieth Century Unaccompanied Music for Upper Voices

Music by Stravinsky, Kodaly, Poulenc, Duruflé and Caplet

Free entry

Maîtrise de Toulouse concert Festival de Sorèze
le 07/07/2012 à 18:30
Abbatiale de Sorèze, Tarn

The Maîtrise de Toulouse, directed by Mark Opstad

’l’Entente Musicale’ : a programme of French and English choral music by Bouzignac, Danielis, Byrd, Purcell, Elgar, Caplet, Duruflé and Wishart

Information / reservations: http://www.abbayeecoledesoreze.com/index.php?id=3778

English Choral Experience choral course at Abbey Dore
le 23/07/2012 à 16:00
Abbey Dore, Herefordshire UK

Mark accompanies the sixth annual English Choral Experience choral course and Arts Festival at Abbey Dore, Herefodshire from 23rd - 28th July.

http://www.englishchoralexperience.co.uk/

Recital of English Song
le 27/07/2012 à 18:30
Abbey Dore, Herefordshire UK

Mark accompanies the baritone Philip Lancaster and the soprano Claire Seaton in a programme of Englishg song.

http://www.englishchoralexperience.co.uk/

Concert ’Come and Sing Mozart Requiem’
le 09/09/2012 à 18:00
Eglise de Puycelsi, Tarn

Mark directs the Mozart Requiem at the end of a weekend choral course.

Charity concert for the France Parkinson Association
le 28/09/2012 à 20:00
Halle aux Grains, Toulouse

The Maîtrise will open a concert in aid of the charity France Parkinson in the presence of their patron, Mady Mesplé.

The choir, directed by Mark Opstad, will perform the third set of ’Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda’ by Gustav Holst.

Tickets are 25 euros on the door, or from Box Office, rue du Taur.

Maîtrise de Toulouse concert Festival Musiques au Pays de Gabriel Fauré at Pamiers
le 19/10/2012 à 20:30
Eglise Notre Dame du Camp, Pamiers

The Maîtrise de Toulouse, directed by Mark Opstad, will perform Laudes Organi by Kodaly, Viri Galilei by Patrick Gowers, and the famous Requiem by Gabriel Fauré in his home town, accompanied by the organist William Whitehead.

Reservations : http://ot-pamiers.fr/?idMenu=30

Maîtrise de Toulouse concert, Festival Toulouse les Orgues
le 20/10/2012 à 16:30
Eglise de la Dalbade, Toulouse

The Maîtrise de Toulouse, directed by Mark Opstad, will perform Laudes Organi by Kodaly, Viri Galilei by Patrick Gowers and the Requiem by Gabriel Fauré with the organist William Whitehead

Information and booking : http://www.toulouse-les-orgues.org/le-festival/programme-2012/le-requiem-de-gabriel-faure.html?lang=fr

Charity concert for UNICEF
le 26/10/2012 à 21:00
Auditorium Saint Pierre des Cuisines, Toulouse

The Maîtrise de Toulouse, directed by Mark Opstad, will give a charity concert for UNICEF with the Choeur Archipels, directed by Joël Suhubiette.

The Maîtrise will perform the third group of the ’Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda’ by Gustav Holst and the Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten with Dominique Piussan-Gasciarino, harp and the Choeur Archipels will perform the Songs from the Bavarian Highlands by Edward Elgar.

Information, bookings : http://www.cmrh.fr/evenement-detail.php?activ=2&amp ;amp&nbsp ; ;id_evt=22

Maîtrise de Toulouse concert in Barcelona
le 29/10/2012 à 20:00
Auditorium Eduard Toldrà of the Barcelona Municipal Conservatoire

The Maîtrise de Toulouse, directed by Mark Opstad give a concert at the Barcelona Conservatoire

Programme Britten Ceremony of CarolsHolst Rig Veda, (third group) and Pierre Chépélov’s Bestaire Fantasque (2011).

Maîtrise de Toulouse concert 2 in Barcelona
le 30/10/2012 à 20:00
The Civic Centre of the Sagrada Familia

The Maîtrise de Toulouse, directed by Mark Opstad gives a concert in Barcelona

Programme : Britten Ceremony of Carols, Holst Rig Veda (third group) and Pierre Chépélov’s Bestiare Fantasque (2011)

 

European Choral Association General Assembly
le 17/11/2012 à 18:00
Toulouse

La Maîtrise de Toulouse will premier two new works by the composers Pierre Chépélov and Alexandros Markéas at the General Assembly of European Choral Directors in Toulouse (private event)

http://www.europeanchoralassociation.org/fileadmin/redaktion/Dateien_Europa_Cantat/GA_Toulouse_2012/InvitationGA2012_GB.pdf

Maîtrise de Toulouse Christmas Concert
le 20/12/2012 à 20:00
Basilique Saint Sernin, Toulouse

The traditional Christmas concert given by the Maîtrise de Toulouse, directed by Mark Opstad with Michel Bouvard organ.

Free entry

http://conservatoirerayonnementregional.toulouse.fr/index.php?events/category/Maitrise

Maîtrise de Caen concert
le 22/12/2012 à 12:00
Eglise Notre Dame de la Gloriette, Caen

Mark accompanies the Maîtrise de Caen in a concert celebrating their 25 years, directed by Olivier Opdebeeck.

Programme : Duruflé Missa cum jubilo and a new work written especially by Robert Weddle (founder and former director of the Maîtrise de Caen)

http://www.maitrise-de-caen.org/