The Occitania orchestra all fired up

the essential Carried by its flamboyant artistic director and president, the trumpeter Bernard Soustrot and the baritone Jean-Baptiste Lafont, the Occitania Chamber Orchestra will be in Saint-Pierre-des-Cuisines this evening .

The Occitania Chamber Orchestra multiplies the announcements and surprises. The first goes through the Arts Renaissants season which welcomes the musical ensemble in November: “We are fortunate to be included in the programming of this beautiful event, specifies Bernard Soustrot and we are happy to present and support young musicians as we do. from the beginning by welcoming musicians from major conservatories (Paris, Lyon, Institut Supérieur des Arts de Toulouse) or from major foreign groups. -Saëns, Albéniz and Britten in the marvelous setting of the Auditorium Saint-Pierre-des-Cuisines where very good orchestras perform so I hope we will not fail! But I have always loved the battle and, for me, it happens on stage! “

After a great meeting assured at Saint-Louis des Invalides in Paris during the last European Heritage Days, the formation is increasing the dates of concerts for this end of the year (19 December to the Prayssas Auditorium (Lot-et-Garonne), 29 December at the Aspres theater in Thuir (Pyrénées-Orientales), then in March as part of the Dubai Universal Exhibition and , following, in Tahiti, Nouméa and Auckland. But the other news concerns a discographic publication. “It is the first disc of the orchestra since its creation in 2015, on which we can find Grieg’s Holdberg Suite, Bartok’s Romanian Dances, Respighi’s Ancient Airs and Dances and Elgar’s Serenade. “

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