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Cathedral Concerts Season at a Glance
Remaining concerts & other events of our 2013-2014 season
- 03/02/14 6:00pm
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- 03/15/14 8:00pm
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|St. Louis French Festival|
The St. Louis French Festival is an artistic and educational collaboration between the Saint Louis Art Museum, the Saint Louis Symphony Community Partnership, the Missouri History Museum, the University of Missouri-St. Louis and the St. Louis Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, with St. Louis Cathedral Concerts spearheading this endeavor. These institutions are joining forces to make February 24 through March 1 in St. Louis a memorable week filled with French culture and charm.
All of the events are open to the public and most of the events are free of charge, unless otherwise indicated.
A Special French Festival Hotel package is available with Drury Hotels.
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
7:00 p.m. University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL, Millennium Student Center): Lecture by His Excellency Pierre Vimont, Ambassador of France to the United States, presented in English: "Franco-American Cooperation in the Middle East."
Thursday, February 25, 2010
11:00 a.m. Saint Louis Art Museum: Lecture: “French Art in the Early European Collection” Space is Limited www.slam.org
Friday, February 26, 2010
2:00 p.m. Missouri History Museum: “Veuve Chouteau,” 20-minute theatrical performance based on the city of St. Louis’ founding mother’s thoughts of the Louisiana Purchase. Performance followed by Q&A session www.mohistory.org
Saturday, February 27, 2010
11:00 a.m. Missouri History Museum: St. Louis French Heritage tour hosted by Anne Woodhouse. 30-person limit for the tour. Handouts available for separate self-guided tour of History Museum French Heritage collection
Sunday, February 28, 2010
2:30 p.m. Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis: St. Louis Cathedral Concerts will present organist and scholar, Lynne Davis, in recital at the Cathedral. (Tickets: $12)
Monday, March 1, 2010
7:30 p.m. Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis: The American Guild of Organists (AGO), with St. Louis Cathedral Concerts, presents a lecture by Lynne Davis on the organ music of France, especially the music of Louis-Nicolas Clérambault.