TV5MONDE invites you to (re) discover the music of the world with a selection of the best nightime music programmes. Pop, classical music, jazz and more to satisfy all tastes and ages ...
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© Jérôme Witz
Saturday 19th August at 1:55pm
A raucous, almost masculine voice, a musical universe between folk, soul, blues and pop, acoustic sounds. French director Imany is back with a new album, '' The Wrong Kind of War ''. 2016 was marked by the success of the remix of 'Do not be so Shy', a single originally written for the soundtrack of the film ''Sous les jupes des filles''. The electro version of this title has made it possible to reach a very wide audience, a different sound from that which Imany first gained fame through '' Shape of Broken Heart '', his first album. In "The Wrong Kind of War", the melodies are strong and the texts more assured: Imany sings about emancipation, freedom, responsibility ...
Saturday 26th August at 02:22am
After his success with the Saïan Supa Crew, the French rapper and singer Féfé continued his solo career and met with large public success with "Jeune à la retraite" and Le Charme des premiers jours''. Today, he released "Mauve", a new opus enriched with many life experiences. He returns to his roots: African touch, rap roots and references to Brel, Gainsbourg, Rita Mitsouko. The collective Berywam accompanies him on the song'' Soldat fou ''.
Presentation: Sébastien Folin; Directed by: Philippe Sommet.
© Aix-en-Provence Festival / François Roussillon and Associates
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Monday 14th August at 12:08am
The world of elves is in revolt. King Oberon and Queen Titania are at loggerheads about a young page. Furious, Oberon is looking for a magical herb whose juice, when poured over the eyes of his wife when asleep, she will wake to fall in love with the first person she sees...
Opera in three acts by Benjamin Britten, libretto by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears, by William Shakespeare
Directed by: Robert Carsen
Choreography: Matthew Bourne
By the Orchestra of the Opéra National de Lyon and the Trinity Boys Choir
Conductor: Kazushi Ono
Directed by: François Roussillon (France, 2015)
Distribution: Miltos Yerolemou (Puck), Sandrine Piau (Tytania), Lawrence Zazza (Oberon), Elizabeth DeShong (Hermia), Rupert Charlesworth (Lysander), Layla Claire (Helena), John Chest (Demetrius), Brindley Sherratt (Bottom) Henry Waddington (Quince), Simon Butteriss (Starveling), Christopher Gillett (Snout), Michael Slattery (Flute), Brian Bannatyne-Scott (Snug), Scott Conner (Theseus), Allyson McHardy (Hippolyta)
Recorded at the Théâtre de l'Archevêché at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 2015
© Neutra Production / Talitres / TLC / Summertime
FESTIVAL YEAH! 2015
Tuesday 15th August at 11:53am
Concert by the French group Husbands at the Château de Lourmarin, during the Festival Yeah! 2015.
Directed by: Alexandre Buisson (France, 2015)
© Jade Productions/Neutra Production/(Pias) France/TLC
FESTIVAL LES INROCKS PHILIPS 2015
Friday 18th August at 12:07am *
Concert featuring British multi-instrumentalist and red-bearded Jack Garratt during the Festival InRocKs Philips 2015
Directed by: Sébastien Lefebvre (France, 2015)
Friday 25th August at 12:05am
Concert featuring the Londoniens to the transgressive rock of Fat White Family during the Festival InRocKs Philips 2015.
Directed by: Nicolas Pinchinot (France, 2015)
© Maestro Sound Mali
Saturday 19th August 19th at 2:22am
'' Stars parade '' is a musical show devoted to African artists. Favouring short encouters and spanning genres, Stars parade allows African music to express itself and make itself known throughout the world thanks to its cultural diversity and the richness of its melodies.
Presentation: Boncana Maïga
© Oxymore DR 2014
IL MONDO DELLA LUNA
Monday 21st August at 11:44pm
With the complicity of Ernesto and his valet Cecco, Ecclitico pretends to be an astronomer to deceive Buonafede, who himself holds the key to the happiness of the three men: Buonafede's daughters Clarice and Flaminia and his good Lisetta ...
Comic-opera by Joseph Haydn, recorded at the Monte-Carlo Opera (March 2014).
The orchestra The Circle of Harmony, musical direction Jérémie Rhorer, and the choir of the Opéra de Monte-Carlo, choir conductor Stefano Visconti.
Directed by Emilio Sagi
Distribution: Philippe Do (Ecclitico), Giuseppina Bridelli (Ernesto), Roberto de Candia (Buonafede), Hélène Le Corre (Clarice), Annalisa Stroppa (Lisetta), Alessandra Marianelli, Mathias Vidal
Directed by: David Mathy (France, 2014)
© France Televisions / Daptone Records / Jack Fébus / Mezzo / Jazz Movies in Vienna
JAZZ IN VIENNA
• American singer Bobby McFerrin (Tues 22 August, 9:55pm)
• The American trumpet player Tom Harrell (Tues 22nd August at 11:05pm)
• The Brazilian pianist / singer Eliane Elias (Tues 22nd August at 12am)
• The Italian trumpeter Paolo Fresu (Tues 29th August at 10:04pm)
• The Israeli double bassist Avishai Cohen (Tues 29th August at 11:15pm)
© Opera of Lausanne / Vanappelghem
Monday 28th August at 11:41pm
Musically innovative with its rich recitatives, the range of the ariosos, the brilliance of its tunes, inspirationational harmonies and the colours of the orchestra, this tale of Orpheus losing Eurydice after having almost brought her back from Hell was a masterpiece of a totally new kind when it was created in Mantua in 1607- a masterpiece called Opera.
By the Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne, musical direction by Ottavio Dantone, and the choir of the Opéra de Lausanne, directed by Antonio Greco.
Fernando Guimarães (Orfeo), Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani, José Maria Lo Monaco (La Musica / Messagiera), Delphine Galou (Speranza / Proserpina), Nicolas Courjal (Caronte / Plutone), Alessandro Giangrande Pastore secondo), Federica Di Trapani (Euridice), Mathilde Opinel (Ninfa)
Directed by: Sébastien Glas (Switzerland, 2016)
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"The ability to laugh out loud is proof of an excellent soul" (Jean Cocteau)
The 3rd edition of the "Oh là là" Comedy Festival produced by Eden Cinema will take place from 16th November to 5th December in art-house cinemas in Tel-Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa, Sderot, Roch Pina, Globus Ashdod, Beit a Tarbut Savyion , Yad Lebanim Raanana, at the Cinema Kochav of Ramat Asharon and throughout the Yes Planet network.
Watch the trailer here
The 25th French Film Festival UK offers a rich programme of films to enjoy, involving leading independent cinemas around the country from Glasgow and Edinburgh to London, from Inverness to Dundee and Belfast, from Warwick and Leicester to Chichester and Bristol, plus many more places in between watch the crème de la crème of contemporary and classic French-speaking cinema from 2 Nov to 17 Dec 2017. See what's on where here