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Fête de la Musique Concert: Trio Jenlis

Wednesday 22 June 18:00-19:00

Since 1982, every 21st of June, the crowds flow into the streets to enjoy free musical celebrations. La Fête de la Musique started in France and is now celebrated worldwide. In 2022, at the French Institute in Scotland, we organise and host concerts on both the 21st and the 22nd of June for a full celebration of music!

These concerts are FREE and OPEN TO ALL.
Although we do recommend booking your seat as we operate with limited capacity.

Concert with Trio Jenlis
with Mathilde (violin), Axel (cello) and Héloïse de Jenlis (harp)

Wednesday 22 June 2022 at 18:00

Free admission for ALL


Musical programme:

- Karol Beffa, Soleil noir, Trio for violin, cello and harp, Très contemplative, douloureux 
- Henriette Renié, Trio for violin, cello and harp, Allegro risoluto 
- Jacques Ibert, Trio for violin, cello and harp, Allegro tranquillo, Andante sostenuto, Scherzando con moto 
- Irish, Scottish and British traditional music, An Buachaillin Ban (slow air), Sergent early’s dream (reel), The man of the house (reel), O’Carolan, Farwell to the music, The mist on the mountain (slow air and jig), Huntington Castle (slow air), Scarborough Fair (English ballad) 

About the artist:

Winners of the 2021 ProPulse classique competition, the Trio Jenlis unites the three siblings Axel (cellist), Mathilde (violinist) and Héloïse de Jenlis (harpist). Sharing the same passion for chamber music, they wish to promote the rarely performed repertoire for violin, cello and harp. For this concert, they embark on a musical journey from Paris to London, performing works by French composers, including Karol Beffa’s Soleil noir. The second half of the programme will be dedicated to Irish, Scottish and English traditional music.

Thanks to the great harmony of the timbres of the three instruments, as well as the complicity of these three brothers and sisters, the concerts of the Trio Jenlis offer unique musical moments.

The trio for violin, cello and harp is an infrequent formation whose magnificent repertoire is unknown to the public. The Jenlis trio is therefore delighted to promote it. To expand the repertoire of their formation, in 2019, the trio commissioned a work from composer Karol Beffa (composer of the year at the Victoires de la Musique 2013 and 2018). With its original formation, the Trio Jenlis also offers a wide variety of arrangements of well-known pieces and lesser-known works,

Each work performed is presented orally by Axel (MPhil in Music Studies from the University of Cambridge (Cantab.), making the concerts accessible to all audiences.

Booking in advance is advised.
Please book your seat online or contact us at 0131 285 6030 to reserve your seats.

Access Details
Institut français d’Ecosse, Salle Emilienne Moreau-Evrard (1st Floor)
West Parliament Square
Edinburgh EH1 1RF
The IFE and its Salle Emilienne Moreau-Evrard are fully accessible with step-free access.

Institut Français Écosse 2022