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Bach: Mass in B minor

Wednesday December 12th 2018
8 pm | 2h30 with intermission

Cast

Julie Roset Soprano
Marianne Beate Kielland Mezzo-soprano
Paulin Bündgen Countertenor
Valerio Contaldo Tenor
Alain Buet Bass

Chœur de Chambre de Namur 
Cappella Mediterranea
Leonardo García Alarcón Conductor

Presentation

Bach worked on his Mass in B minor intermittently for more than 25 years. 

An abstract and purely spiritual mass of vast dimensions, it forms the crowning point of a life dedicated to sacred music.

The Mass in B minor is mostly made up of an assemblage of diverse pages taken from several older works by the composer and rewritten in the process called parody (in the historical sense of the word: “a text composed to be sung on a known music”).

The structure of the mass is a challenge because it assembles arias composed more than thirty years apart, for different numbers of singers and musicians, in different languages.

The challenge is easily conquered by Leonardo García Alarcón and his ensembles Cappella Mediterranea and the Choeur de Chambre of Namur.

PROGRAMME

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1759)

Mass in B minor

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Extract from the Mass in B minor de Bach - Cappella Mediterranea (Conductor Leonardo García Alarcón)

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Prices

Catégorie 1

43€ to 85€
Black Friday
43€
Web Carte CVS
72€
Web Tarif -26 ans
72€
Web Tarif Plein
85€

Catégorie 2

55€ to 65€
Web Carte CVS
55€
Web Tarif -26 ans
55€
Web Tarif Plein
65€

Catégorie 3

38€ to 45€
Web Carte CVS
38€
Web Tarif -26 ans
38€
Web Tarif Plein
45€

Prestige

105€ to 120€
Web Carte CVS
105€
Web Tarif -26 ans
105€
Web Tarif Plein
120€

Prestige VIP

140€
Web Tarif Plein
140€

PRESTIGE CATEGORY: Excellent seats with complimentary glass of champagne and programme.

PRESTIGE VIP CATEGORY: Best seats in house with complimentary glass of champagne and programme.

Please note that some 3rd category seats have limited visibility.

To ensure the best welcome possible, people with limited mobility are advised to book their seats by telephone at +33 (0)1 30 83 78 89.

REDUCED RATE applicable to under 26s, Chateau de Versailles Spectacles card holders and groups of more than 10 people (excluding special company offer).

Holders of the 2 day Chateau de Versailles passport: reduced rate applicable to reservation by telephone only at +33 (0)1 30 83 78 89 or directly on site on the day of the event (subject to availability). 
→ Detailed conditions on the Chateau de Versailles website

In case of any technical problem, the box office service remain available to complete your order by phone at +33 (0)1 40 83 78 89 (Monday-Friday from 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 6 pm).

Practical information

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→ 3rd, 2nd and 1st categories
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