23. French Connections
11 October 2021, 17:45 - 18:45
St Hilda's College
This concert is presented in association with the Académie Orsay-Royaumont, a leading training programme in France for exceptional young duos. The multi prize-winning French tenor Kaëlig Boché and Italian-American pianist Elenora Pertz are already making great waves, and today they bring a colourful programme of songs by Saint-Saëns, Poulenc and Zemlinsky.
This event is an in-person and livestreamed event. Livestreamed performances will be available to watch live in our Digital Concert Hall at the advertised performance time and will be available to watch again and on demand until the end of November.
Want to watch this concert in person and at home? 'Hybrid' tickets, valid both in person and for the Digital Concert Hall, are also available for an additional £3 to the in-person price.
All our seating is unreserved. This means you are guaranteed a seat in your chosen area, but not a specific seat. In order to allow for social distancing, you will be seated as an individual or as a group, based on the number of tickets you booked for this concert.
For groups of more than 10, please phone or email the box office to book your tickets.
The performance duration is approximately 1 hour and there will be no interval.
TICKETS AND PASSES
(Online bookings only)
Book five or more concerts at the same time: 5% discount
Book ten or more concerts at the same time: 10% discount
Book fifteen or more concerts at the same time: 15% discount
For even further discounts click here for more information on our Festival Passes.
Tickets for both in-person and the Digital Concert Hall will be issued as eTickets by default. Printed tickets are available on request, for an additional fee.
Due to COVID-19 we have to do things a little differently this year. In order to keep everyone safe, our seating and concert conditions are subject to change in line with changing government guidance.
For more information about our COVID-19 safety measures, please click here.
If you are displaying symptoms of COVID-19 on the day of the concert, please do not attend, but get in touch with our box office to arrange a refund.
Tenor"Most promising lyrical Artist" of the ADAMI in 2017 and winner of several competitions (Gabriel Fauré - Déodat de Séverac Prize of the International Competition of French Melodies in Toulouse with the pianist Jeanne Vallée, 2nd Prize for Opera of the 2018 International Singing Competition in Marseille, 2nd Prize and Prize of the high school students of the 2019 Symphonies d'Automne competition in Mâcon), Kaëlig Boché is early noticed as a tenor to be followed among the next generat... Read Full Biography
PianistThe Italian-American pianist Elenora Pertz was born in Cleveland, Ohio (USA). At 6 years old she received her first piano lessons, studied intensely classical ballet and gained stage experience performing in musicals. In addition to many achievements as a solo pianist, Elenora started working with singers at an early age: she accompanied her church choir since the age of 9, and played her high school's musical productions. It was at this time that she became fascinated with the setting of texts to music, and realized her passion for wor... Read Full Biography
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|Week 1 Festival Pass (In-person & Digital Concert Hall)|
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|Under 35s Week 1 Digital Festival Pass - online only|