June 21st is “La Fête de La Musique”. Music of all styles, professional and amateur musicians, will be bringing the joy of music to the streets of French cities and villages. Paris City Hall gives a detailed map of where it is happening in Paris but most importantly, France Musique is broadcasting the Orchestre National de France concert Live from Paris. The show will start at 8:30 PM Paris time or 2:30 PM EST.
Fête de La Musique 2012 – Music Day 2012
Description of Must-See Concerts & Events: Concerts/Events by Arrondissements
If you can’t make it to Paris (many of us can’t!), you can still listen to the Orchestre National de France. Radio France is broadcasting the Fête de la Musique 2012 Live from the Parc André Citroën in Paris.
Here is the detailed program:
At 20H30 (2:30 PM EST)
Moriarty (pop folk)
At 22H (4 PM EST)
Kurt Weill & Ogden Nash, Librettiste
I’m a stranger here myself, Ext. de la comédie musicale One touch of Venus (1943)*
Faust, Final (1856, 1859)
L’Arlésienne (Ext., 1872)
Star wars (1977)
Magnificent seven (1986)
Carmen, Ouverture (1873,1874)
Rosemary Standley, Chanteuse folk
Orchestre National de France
Sofi Jeannin, Direction
Some cities and villages in France had to cancel due to weather alerts (heavy rain/storms) but the show will go on in Paris! Enjoy!