Notre-Dame Cathedral of Senlis

St-Pierre church St-Frambourg royal Chapel

sunday 21st april sunday 28th april 2019

Senlis sacred art Festival 

special guest :



2019 / the theme: The Song of the Earth
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St-Pierre church 

International sacred Art exhibition
Ikebana (floral arrangement), Ochaseki (tea ceremony), Kōdō (incense ceremony), Live painting performance…
Indian pavilion
Mexican pavilion
Swedish pavilion
Monastic craft shop


Royal Chapel St-Frambourg

Recitals and shows:
Japan in poetry and music by French composers from 1870 to 1930, followed by The Dove of Buddha, opera in one act by Reynaldo Hahn. Oiseleur Company.
Poems of Bassho, Issa, Ryokan, Japanese Zen monks of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Reading by Philippe-André Raynaud and Jacques-Marie Legendre. Sound and Koto Illustration by Yuko Hirota.
The Firebird - Music and mystic poetry of East and West. Creation of Gérard Kurkdjian.
Rossini's solemn Mass with Madoka Ochi (piano) and Frédéric Daverio (accordion), accompanied by the ensemble Michel Piquemal and his soloists
Cosmos ensemble presented by the Royaumont Foundation


Priory St-Maurice

Conferences and seminars:
Jean-Philippe de Tonnac, author, among other works, of a universal dictionary of bread, will animate an evening on this theme by opening us the depths of its symbolic.
Gaële de la Brosse will host an evening around the theme of Pilgrimage. She travels for over twenty years the paths of Compostela and she will speak from experience.
Gérard Kurkdjian, author of the book The Sacred Music of the World, will give a lecture on the theme, "Sacred Music: A Planetary Odyssey"
Frederika Van Ingen, author of the book Sagesses d'Ailleurs to live today, will give a lecture on the theme: "At the heart of the link to the living and the sacred: The notion of Art for the Root Peoples".


Notre-Dame Cathedral of Senlis

Concert Sunday, April 28th at 3 pm: Copernicus Choral Ensemble
Closing concert on April 28 at 8:30 pm: Te Deum, choir, orchestra and soloists