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Automne Musical en Vallespir

1st November 2019 - 17th November 2019

| 15€

Automne Musical en Vallespir

Celebrating its landmark 10th successive edition, the renowned Automne musical en Vallespir (Amuvall) festival continues to promote and celebrate the best in regional, national and international music.

Organised by Musiques et Voix en Pays Catalans, the festival is a collection of 12 superb concerts by professional musicians across the 10 communes that make up the
Communauté de Commune du Vallespir.

Artistic director, Christian Papis, shares his particular passion for classical singing and opera but also brings together a range of other genres and styles.

During the festival, why not tie in the concert with a visit to the Musée d’art moderne or the Musée de MúSIC in Céret? And perhaps a little apéro or a meal in one of the many great bars and restaurants across the Vallespir.


Saturday 21st September, 20h, Le Perthus, Salle Communale. Boccherini’s Sabat Mater and Vivaldi’s Motet. Directed by Christian Papis, with soprano Sabine Riva and a string quartet.

Sunday 22nd September, 17h, Taillet, Eglise St. Valentin.

Duo Canopée (harp and flute), with a musical voyage from Bach to Piazzolla.

Friday 27th September, 20h, Vivés, Eglise St Michel. Music from the opera, with Stéphanie Fontanarosa on piano and soprano Sabine Riva.

Patrice Fontanarosa – violinist and Patron of Automme Musical en Vallespir.

Sunday 29th September, 17h, Les Cluses Hautes, Eglise St Nazaire. Duo Cord’Eole (Fanny Mayne on flute & Nicolas Faure on cello) play Viennese melodies by Mozart, Kreisler and Kraft.

Sunday 6th October, 17h, St Jean Pla de Corts, Salle Polyvalente. A major classical concert starring Thomas Leleu on tuba, Magali Albertini on piano and Adelaide Ferrière on vibraphone.

Sunday 13th October, 17h, Le Boulou, Salle Les Echards. Carmina Burana by Carl Orff in a version using 2 pianos (Emilie Benterfa & Aurore Couteau), The Percussionists of Barcelona, 100 singers including soloists: Sabine Riva, soprano; Emmanuel Roubet, tenor; Jean-Michel Ballester, baritone; under the direction of Christian Papis.

Saturday 19th October, 17h, Reynes, Chapelle St Paul. Montréal Piano Duo (Irina Krasnyanskaya & Jean-Fabien Schneider). Two pianos for two pianists.

Sunday 20th October, 17h, L’Albere, Eglise St Jean. The trio Via Domitia with: Melody Giot, cello; Pascal Goze, guitar; Jacques Lesburgueres, flute.

Sunday 3rd November, 17h, Céret, Salle de l’Union. Christian Papis presents: The Marriage of Figaro, with the Choir ‘l’Accent Lyrique’ and 11 soloists, including in the principle roles – Laurent Arcaro, Lauranne Oliva, Sabine Riva, Lucile Rentz & Philippe Brocard, accompanied by Emilie Benterfa on piano.

Sunday 17h November, 17h, Maureillas, Foyer Communal. Closing concert of the Festival presents “An Evening at the Opera” arranged by Christian Papis and presenting 3 soloists and 25 musicians from the Conservatoire in Perpignan.

Plus: 2 concerts “Off” –

Friday 4th October, St Jean pla de Corts, Salle Polyvalente. 14h30

For the primary school children of the Communauté de Communes du Vallespir, an educational and entertaining concert introducing the vibraphone and marimba.

Saturday 5th October 20h, St Jean pla de Corts, Salle Polyvalente.“Tuba en Fête” with the tuba players of the Conservatoire in Perpignan, after their Masterclass with Thomas Leleu, on tuba.

As featured in POL N° 61 (autumn 2018)

Full price admission: 15€
Members: 12€
Free for under 15s 

Payment on arrival but reservations recommended
Call 06 99 88 90 43
Email fcpc.ceret@gmail.com

Visit the website for more info.


1st November 2019
17th November 2019
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Musiques et Voix en Pays Catalans
06 99 88 90 43