EEEmerging Festival 2018

6 young ensembles, illustrating the talent and the vitality of early music in the new European generation, were selected in September 2017 by an international jury. They had performed on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th September 2018 in Ambronay (France) during the 5th edition of the eeemerging festival, which was held during Ambronay Festival 2018. Paul Agnew, associated conductor of Les Arts Florissants was the sponsor of this festival. He awarded the audience prize to the Cantoria ensemble.

The eeemerging project supported by Creative Europe is dedicated to the selection, training and promotion of young emerging European ensembles. The 6 ensembles selected each year benefit from 2 residencies hosted by the partners, concerts, trainings… The end of their first support year is closed by the eeemerging Festival. During these two days, the best ensembles are selected by the 8 partners to continue the following year.

Programme :

Saturday Sept. 29th – 11 a.m:
“La Lyre d’Héraclite”
L’Apothéose Ensemble
Works by Bach, Haendel, Telemann…

“Les Éléments”
Improviso Ensemble
Works by Rebel, Telemann and improvisations.

Saturday Sept. 29th – 2.30 p.m:
“Entre Terre et Paradis”
Le Voci Delle Grazie Ensemble
Works by Rossi, Strozzi, Monteverdi…

Rumorum Ensemble
Sacred songs of medieval England.

Sunday Sept. 30th – 11 a.m:
“La Vie est un songe”
El Gran Teatro del Mundo Ensemble
Works by Lully, Marais, Charpentier…

“El Fuego”
Cantoría Ensemble
Music of the Iberian Renaissance.

These young ensembles had been recorded and broadcasted via Culturebox.

Performance venue:
Salle Monteverdi
Centre culturel de rencontre d’Ambronay,
Place de l’Abbaye, 01500 Ambronay – France

Price – 14€ per concert. With the eeemerging Pass get the 3 concerts for 36€.