Sequentia

Ensemble for Medieval Music. Benjamin Bagby, Director

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Sequentia celebrates its 40th anniversary in March 2017
 
 

Contact

E-mail: info@sequentia.org

Representation
(Europe)

Katja Zimmermann
VCzimmermann@gmx.net

Representation
(exclusive of Europe)

Seth Cooper
Seth Cooper Arts Inc.
4592 Hampton Ave.
Montréal, QC, Canada
www.sethcooperarts.com
sethcooper.arts@gmail.com
Tel: 514-467-5052

 

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Soloists' Biographies

Esther Labourdette

Après un cursus complet à la Maîtrise de Radio-France, Esther Labourdette étudie le chant avec Sylvie Sullé et Stéphanie Révidat, parallèlement à des études de Musicologie à Paris 4-Sorbonne. Elle perfectionne sa formation en chant médiéval et renaissance auprès de Katarina Livljanic, Benjamin Bagby, Lucien Kandel, Véronique Bourin, Denis Raisin-Dadre et Francis Biggi et en chant baroque auprès de Julie Hassler, Gabriel Garrido, Rosa Dominguez, Agnès Mellon et Martin Gester.

Elle collabore avec le chœur de solistes Mikrokosmos, le chœur de chambre de Namur, l’ensemble Musica Nova, l’ensemble Candor Vocalis, l’ensemble Territoires du Souffle, la Chapelle-Musique du Val-de-Grâce, l’ensemble Aquilegia et le trio BelaVilo.

Comme soliste, elle se produit dans le répertoire renaissance et baroque avec les ensembles Doulce Mémoire, Les Folies du Temps, I Sospiranti et Le Labyrinthe des Passions, ainsi que dans le répertoire contemporain. En 2012-2013, elle interprète le rôle de la Musicienne dans Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme.

Upcoming Concerts

07 June 2018
Berkeley Early Music Festival (Berkeley, California) 
Boethius: Songs of Consolation (Bagby, Marti, Rodenkirchen) North American premiere

9 June 2018
Berkeley Early Music Festival (Berkeley, California)
Monks Singing Pagans

19 July 2018
Amherst Early Music Festival Concerts
The Wanderer (Bagby solo)

19 August 2018
Curio (TI) Switzerland / Garden of the Seven Mountains
European and Japanese Epic Song (Bagby, with Hanna Marti and Sylvain Guignard)

23 August 2018
Antwerpen, Belgium / Laus Polyphoniae Festival
Beowulf

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News

Benjamin Bagby's teaching activities in 2018

In addition to his teaching position at the University of Paris - Sorbonne, where he has taught since 2005 in the professional masters program, Benjamin Bagby travels widely in 2018 to teach other practical workshops for young professionals:

Milano, Scuola Civica di Musica (Milano, Italy) 29-31 January
The troubadours of the Milano manuscript R71 sup. (late 13th century)

Folkwang Universität der Künste (Essen-Werden, Germany) April-June
Benjamin will join the faculty of this renowned masters program for liturgical chant performance and medieval music, specializing this year in music from Notre Dame of Paris. The dates of his courses: 13-14 April, 18-20 May, 28-30 May and 15-17 June. More information

Schola Cantorum Basiliensis (Basel, Switzerland) 25-26 May

7th International Course on Medieval Music Performance (Besalú, Spain) .
Music relating to the idea of the Crusades, especially in the 12th and early 13th centuries.

Amherst Early Music Festival (Connecticut College, New London CT) 15-21 July
An intensive course on the Roman de Fauvel (14th century)
July 21, 2018, 1 pm "Roman de Fauvel project" (student performance)

Burg Fürsteneck, Germany (31 August to 02 September
Fortbildung zur Musik des Mittelalters / Roman de Fauvel (guest instructor)

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