12 June 2019 - 20:30 • Basilique de Saint-Denis
Wednesday 12 June 2019 - 20:30 • Basilique de Saint-Denis
Pieces by Thierry Escaich, Jean-Baptiste Robin, Jean Guillou, César Franck, Rolande Falcinelli.
Quentin Guérillot has just taken over from Pierre Pincemaille.
Aged just 25, this brilliant musician became the tenured organist at the Basilica of Saint-Denis last June.
The Festival naturally chose him to put on a “carte blanche” concert, celebrating French organ music composers in particular.
|Cat. A||20 €|
|Cat. B||15 €|
|Cat. B Réduit||10 €|
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.