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Institut Francais du Royaume-Uni

http://www.institut-francais.org.uk

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February 2019
£3 - £5

Reading Group: Laurent Binet

February 21 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Institut français in London,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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Read or re-read Laurent Binet’s debut novel HHhH, which won him the Prix Goncourt du Premier Roman in 2010 and join a unique bilingual literary discussion at the French Institute. More info and bookings here.

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March 2019

#SharedEurope – European Classics at Ciné Lumière

March 3 | 2:00 pm - March 31 | 4:00 pm
Cine Lumiere,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom

Europe is at the tip of everybody’s tongue these days, and in March, Europe will be screened at Ciné Lumière with a season dedicated to great European classics such as Jamon Jamon, Wings of Desire or The Seventh Seal. Jamon Jamon: Shot in the aridity of Zaragoza’s desert, Jamón, Jamón – which juxtaposes erotic desire and food – explores the complex relationship between Silvia (Penélope Cruz), the daughter of a roadside prostitute, her boyfriend José Luis (Jordi Mollà), son of the richest man…

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£5 - £15

Fantastic Berlioz

March 5 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
classical music

The Institut français du Royaume-Uni, Warner Classics and Gramophone magazine are proud to present an evening with the conductor John Nelson, Berlioz expert Bruno Messina and friends hosted by Gramophone’s Editor-in-Chief James Jolly with live music by the Egyptian soprano Fatma Said, who has established a reputation as an extraordinarily gifted musician and is a former member of the BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist scheme. Join us for an evening of music and conversation marking the 150th anniversary of Hector Berlioz, the French Romantic composer…

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Benedict Kloeckner and Danae Dörken

March 21 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Institut français in London,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom

Cellist Benedict Kloeckner and pianist Danae Dörken are among the most acclaimed German artists of their generation. Having performed extensively throughout Europe (Berlin Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, Wigmore Hall…) and in the United States (Carnegie Hall, Las Vegas Philharmonic), they present a programme combining music from their last recording dedicated to Schumann with pieces by Schostakovich and Martinu. As part of Les Salons en Musique, a chamber music concerts series at the Institut français in London, supported by Aline Foriel-Destezet

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May 2019
£5 - £15

DOULCE MÉMOIRE

May 16 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Leonardo Da Vinci, The Hidden Music Described as the embodiment of “the Renaissance spirit”, the multi- awarded Doulce Mémoire ensemble – including the Diapason d’Or – has been performing around the world (Paris, New York, Hong Kong, Brasilia) for thirty years. They perform extracts from their new CD-book release: Leonardo Da Vinci, The Hidden Music(Alpha Classic, 2019) paying tribute to the 500th anniversary of the death of the Renaissance genius. This programme sets to uncover the secret music behind some of…

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