25 June 2019 - 20:30 • Basilique de Saint-Denis
Tuesday 25 June 2019 - 20:30 • Basilique de Saint-Denis
Alexandre Bloch, Benjamin Appl
Orchestre National de Lille
MAHLER SYMPHONY N°5
MAHLER KINDERTOTENLIEDER N°1, 2 & 5
This concert marks a big comeback by the Orchestre National de Lille, now led by Alexandre Bloch, to the Festival de Saint-Denis.
Driven by his contagious energy and enthusiasm, the talented French conductor offers us Mahler’s Fifth Symphony after a performance of the Kindertotenlieder by Benjamin Appl. HIs mentor was the great Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, and he comes to us after making stunning start to his career.
|Cat. A||50 €|
|Cat. B||35 €|
|Cat. B Réduit||20 €|
1, rue de la Légion d’Honneur – Saint-Denis
The royal Basilica of Saint-Denis used to be the church of a prosperous, powerful abbey in the Middle Ages, and was the first monumental masterpiece of Gothic art. The royal necropolis houses the tombs of the Kings of France, and boasts remarkable funeral sculptures from the 12th century to the 16th century (Dagobert, Pepin the Short, Francis I, Catherine de’ Medici…)
stop at Saint-Denis Basilique – follow signs for “centre-ville” pedestrian exit
stop at Gare de Saint-Denis (+10mn walk or transfer to the tramway)
stop at Saint-Denis Basilique
Take the Autoroute A1 and the exit “Saint-Denis / Stade de France” – follow sign to the “centre ville”.
Be warned that the city centre is a pedestrian zone. We invite you to take advantage of public transport options.
Several public parking are available (24/24):
Parking Basilique INDIGO. Entry point is in rue du Pont Godet.