Barbara Hendricks. First step: the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, on the 12th of February. Let’s start with the piety and reverence with the great soprano Barbara Hendricks. The afro-american singer found his first love, as it entonnera a few tunes among the most famous in the repertoire of negro spirituals; they will, however, be accompanied by their pending european: prayers famous of Gounod, Ravel and César Franck.

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Magdalena Kozena. Second stage: the Theatre of the Champs-Élysées, always, but with a different atmosphere, a different theme, a different spirit. The next day (the 13th), a change of atmosphere and generation with the mezzo Czech Magdalena Kozena. This is a singer who has the reputation (and ability) to be able to almost sing everything, from the baroque repertoire up to the most contemporary. It also makes this evening a homecoming, since she dedicates her recital of the composers who brought him luck: Gluck, Mozart and Haydn, with extracts of Orfeo ed Euridice, Marriage of Figaro and Berenice. here We are in the great classical tradition, but Magdalena Kozena is an actress-born and knows how to give the intensity, the depth to the lesser aria.

Renée Fleming. Paul Morigi/AFP

Renée Fleming. For the third step, the next day, it will prefer the banks of the Ourcq to the Seine river and to win the Philharmonie de Paris. Celebrate Valentine’s day by finding the wonderful Renée Fleming, in a directory which is in the complexion and to the soul. The american soprano knows how to make sensual hot and the slightest inflection. The beautiful Knoxville of his patriot Samuel Barber (1949) is a partition unlikely that she will be able to illustrate the secrets. With regard to these great lieder of Schubert that are Marguerite at the spinning wheel or Trout, they are Renée Fleming, a sound ideal, hot, sweet, that takes you elsewhere and in a few minutes, a few notes, tells you a story.

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Anne-Catherine Gillet. Finally, for the last step, the 18 February, we will rally the strange Elephant Paname for one of the exquisite concerts happy few “Moment lyrique”. Accompanied by pianist Antoine Palloc, it is the delicious soprano belgian Anne-Catherine Gillet lends itself to the exercise of such recitals in a small committee, where the vote is always close to the heart. A busy week!

Fleming. Philharmonie de Paris, grande salle Pierre-Boulez. 221, avenue Jean-Jaurès (Xix). Tel: 01 44 84 44 84. Dates: 13 and 14 feb. at 20: 30. Seats: from 10 to 70 €.

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées . 15, avenue Montaigne in paris (Viii). Tel.: 01 49 52 50 50. Dates: 12 (Barbara Hendricks) and 13 (Kozena) feb. 20 h.-Seat: from 5 to 95 €.

Anne-Catherine Gillet. Elephant Paname. 10, rue Volney (Ier). Tel.: 01 49 27 43 33. Date: 18 feb. 20 h.-Seat: 27 to 37 €.

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