Program: America!

Vocal drama

From Duke Ellington to Samuel Barber, from Billy to Steve Reich, this programme is a choral panorama full of energy, poetry and swing. The Ensemble Aedes’ renditions of great hits from West Side Story and Mary Poppins are made even greater by Jean-Michel Fournereau’s staging.


Programme :

Leonard Bernstein  Warm up, The Lark, West Side Story

Sherman Brothers  Mary Poppins (selection)

George Gershwin  Three preludes (piano solo)

Steve Reich  Clapping music

Eric Whitacre  A boy and a girl

Billy Joel (arr. Bob Chilcott)  And so it goes

Samuel Barber  Sure on this shining night, Heaven-Haven, Under the willow tree

Duke Ellington/Irving Mills (arr. Deke Sharon)  It don’t mean a thing


Jean-Michel Fournereau, director

Gilles Fournereau, lighting design

Yoan Héreau, piano

Ensemble Aedes

Mathieu Romano, conductor 


This programme is also available in concert version.


1 hour 20 minutes with no interval

17 singers

1 pianist

1 conductor

1 lighting technician


Sales price and programme : please contact Elisa Bresset - - +33 6 60 62 99 14

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