Le Concert Spirituel

Catherine Bott discusses the composers and perfomers associated with Le Concert Spirituel.

Catherine Bott, director of Le Concert Spirituel Herve Niquet, and Jean-Paul Montagnier from Nancy University, meet in the Tuileries garden, site of the former Tuileries Palace where the Concert Spirituel played in the Salle des Cent Suisses.

They talk about the composers and performers who were closely associated with this ensemble, the first concert organisation in France specialising in performance of French grands motets.

Repertoire includes music by Mondonville, Campra, Gilles and Leclair.

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EMS20081206Catherine Bott discusses the composers and perfomers associated with Le Concert Spirituel.

Catherine Bott, director of Le Concert Spirituel Herve Niquet, and Jean-Paul Montagnier from Nancy University, meet in the Tuileries garden, site of the former Tuileries Palace where the Concert Spirituel played in the Salle des Cent Suisses.

They talk about the composers and performers who were closely associated with this ensemble, the first concert organisation in France specialising in performance of French grands motets.

Repertoire includes music by Mondonville, Campra, Gilles and Leclair.