Two days of editing, a room available for logistics including costumes: Thursday, November 28, 2019, the church of Crac'h will host a co-production of the Opera of Rennes and Angers-Nantes Opera. "It's a pretty exceptional operation that the whole troop moves, Enthusiasts Bruno Belliot, director of the Academy of Music and Sacred Arts (Admas), in Sainte-Anne-d'Auray, who schedules the appointment in his season. This is a great first for the country of Auray. "
Oratorio written in the XVIIe century by Alessandro Stradella, San Giovanni Battista will be played by Le Banquet Celeste ensemble, specialized in baroque music and in residence since 2016 at the Opera de Rennes. "One of the missions in our residence is to shine throughout Brittany. This has been thought from the start, describes Damien Guillon, founder of the Celestial Banquet in 2009.
Before Crac'h, San Giovanni Battista will be played in Lannion on Friday 22nd, as well as in Fougeres on Tuesday 26th, then, next summer, in festival. A disc will be released in March. Recreated last season by Le Banquet Celeste, this work was then performed ten times, mainly in the Pays-de-la-Loire. This opera "Tells in an hour the story of St. John the Baptist, Bruno Belliot details. From the beginning, it was created to be played, staged with costumes and decorations, in churches. "
The Celestial Banquet played at the cathedral of Rennes, but also in smaller churches like Crac'h (where City and parish are mobilized), which can accommodate 300 spectators. "It makes sense. We are trying to create bridges between our activities and the Breton territory, including control here in Sainte-Anne ", says Damien Guillon, who last Thursday in Sainte-Anne, met for two hours the students. Which will also discover the opera in Rennes by the end of the month, as well as children from Saint-Joseph school, Crac'h.
For its part, the contretener knows well the Academy of Music and Sacred Arts (Admas). This year, for example, it was one of the itineraries guests, a festival that it organizes and which offers concerts in religious buildings of Morbihan. The Admas? A place ? "Terrific, point Damien Guillon, himself trained to the Masters of Brittany. To welcome a hundred students in a fairly rural area is enormous. It's great to bring together so many young people around a classical music project. "
Thursday November 28, 2019, at 8 pm, Saint-Thuriau Church, in Crac'h. Price: 24 € full price. Tickets at the Academy of Music and Sacred Arts, Sainte-Anne-d'Auray, weekdays from 10 am to 17 pm (except Tuesday and Thursday afternoon), and on the website www.opera-reindeer. fr