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Institut Francais du Royaume-Uni

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

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June 2018
£5 - £12

De Gaulle, A Certain Idea of France

June 18 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Institut français in London,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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On the anniversary of De Gaulle’s London address to Free France on 18 June 1940, urging French people to resist and join him on British soil to fight on for France, we celebrate the launch of Professor Julian Jackson’s new biography, A Certain Idea of France: A Life of Charles de Gaulle (Allen Lane, 2018). He will be joined by professors Marc Olivier Baruch (EHESS), author of Le régime de Vichy: 1940-1944, and Sudhir Hazareezingh (Oxford), author of In the…

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£9 - £11

Wings of Life + Q&A

June 19 | 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cine Lumiere,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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From Disneynature, the studio that brought you Earth, Oceans, African Cats and Chimpanzee, comes Wings of Life – a stunning adventure full of intrigue, drama and mesmerizing beauty. Narrated by Meryl Streep, this intimate and unprecedented look at butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, bats and flowers is a celebration of life, as a third of the world’s food supply depends on these incredible – and increasingly threatened – creatures. Followed by a Q&A with Jean-François Camilleri, founder of Disney Nature and President…

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£15

Les Salon en Musique: Nash Ensemble

June 28 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Institut français in London,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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Les Salons en Musique, a new series of chamber music Performers: Ian Brown (piano), Benjamin Nabarro (violin), Adrian Brendel (cello) A major contributor towards the recognition and promotion of contemporary composers and little-known or neglected works, the Nash Ensemble is the Resident Chamber Ensemble at Wigmore Hall since 2010. Programme: Claude Debussy, Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor Camille Saint-Saëns, Piano Trio No. 1 in F major  (interval: 15 mins) Maurice Ravel, Piano Trio in A minor

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July 2018
£2 - £15

Trio Métral

July 14 | 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Institut français in London,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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To celebrate Bastille day, the promising young French ensemble Trio Métral (Joseph Métral – violin, Justine Métral – cello, Victor Métral -piano) will perform a programme ranging from Haydn to Mendelssohn. Having enriched their expressive palette thanks to their training at the European Chamber Music Academy and participation in the 2017 Haydn International Competition, where they were awarded several prizes, the three siblings regularly perform across France and Europe. Full programme and more info here.

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