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Trumpeter Julien Alour Takes On French Film Classic

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Trumpeter Julien Alour Takes On French Film Classic

On Sunday 30th April, as part of the global celebrations for International Jazz Day, the Institut Français will present a screening of  Louis Malle's epic 'Lift to the Scaffold', starring Jeanne Moreau and Maurice Ronet and featuring Miles Davis's legendary score.  The screening will be preceded by an exclusive live set performed by Julien Alour, a Miles-influenced Paris-based trumpeter, in a duo with a double bassist. It will be followed b...

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19/04/2017
19/04/2017
All About Piano!

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All About Piano!

The annual celebration of black and white keys returns to the Institut français from 31st March to 2nd April with a top line-up of workshops, masterclasses and international performers including The Piano Brothers, Barry Douglas and French-signed jazz pianist Yaron Herman, renowned for this wild improvisational flare, playing on Fri 31st March at 9pm. For more information you can visit the official website.Watch Yaron Herman performing Radio...

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24/02/2017
24/02/2017
Music Made In France Rocked The World In 2016

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Music Made In France Rocked The World In 2016

The bureauexport has put together a gorgeous video, soundtracked by Kungs Vs Cookin' On 3 Burners' 'This Girl', showing off some of the global music successes to come out of France last year. It covers artists in genres from pop and dance music to jazz and classical, the emerging Afro-Trap sound courtesy of MHD and even a stage show. As not all of these artists have hit the UK yet you might not be familiar with all of them, so this is the perfec...

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