Last Friday and Saturday we really enjoyed rehearsing for our coming concerts. Marco Kalkman had come over from the Netherlands so we could better study on the “Chants d’Ardenne”.
And as surprise, Gérard, Marijke, Marco and me gave a little concert in the church of La Roche for friends of Erics. And it even was an extraordinary moment because one of them reveiled himself as a fantastic baritone. He sang a solo piece and two duetts together with me. We had studied these “secretely” on Friday, after they had arrived … nobody had noticed!
A very warm “thank you” to Marco who played a toccata by Sweelinck on the church organ. As well as to Marijke and Gérard and of course the baritone Bernhard Kühn.
And now we are counting the last days and nights before our two concerts coming weekend.
On Saturday 5 October both the venue and the cash desk are open at 15.00 hrs. The concert will start at 15.30 hrs with speeches by the Mayor of La Roche, mr. Guilloteaux and the Elderman for Culture, Sophie Molhan. The Elderman for Culture of the city of Dordrecht, birthplace of Jacques Perk, will introduce the four “Chants d’Ardenne”.
Sunday 6 October the venue and the cash desk are also open at 15.00 hrs. The concert will start at 15.30 hrs, this time without speeches.
The two concerts will take place at Hotel Floréal in La Roche-en-Ardenne.
We are absolutely looking forward to meeting you this weekend!