Concert visits

The concert visits are organised in cooperation with MUSICANCY from May until September. They give visitors an opportunity to visit the chateau or the park and witness a unique classical concert. On every occasion free reign is given to promising young artists or artists that are already well-established internationally.

Artists are invited to come up with programmes which are close to their heart and which are a bit off the beaten track. The programme also leaves room for creativity and improvisation.

MUSICANCY has already offered the audience at Ancy-le-Franc two world premieres.

The concept of these concert visits is truly original and greatly enjoyed by the audiences. Artists such as Zhu Xiao Mei, Alexandre Tharaud, Jean-François Zygel, le Quatuor Modigliani, Trio Wanderer, Jay Gottlieb, Némanja Radulovic, Roger Muraro, Jacky Terrasson, Karol Beffa, Café Zimmermann, Ludmila Berlinskaïa, and many others have already performed at Ancy-le-Franc.

Since the start in 2004, more than 20 000 people have enjoyed the Musicancy festival and more than 400 musiciens have played in Ancy le Franc.

In 2018 the 15th season of MUSICANCY will celebrate various programmes and offer high quality musical performances ! 2018 is the celebration of the centenary of the death of the famous composer Dubussy, each concert will mark this anniversary with a special dedicate to this great subtle French composer.
A lot of surprises and an excellent programme are in store for us!

2018 programme

Concert Château d'Ancy le Franc Musicancy Alexandre Tharaud

The 2018 season will open on Sunday 13 May in the Guards hall, 2 string concerts in June the 8th and 24th, 19 July the French pianist David Bismuth, 4th August songs and guitars, 5th of August the finest bucolic Music Walk in the park  with musicians, singers and unusual sounds on the south side by the pond and the 18th C. folly, a very special moment for the entire family, August 21 the Ensemble Messiaen, September 9 flute & piano…

The concerts take place in the Hall of the Guards or, in the summer, in the Honour Courtyard –  or  in the orangery (-if the weather should turn to rain)
Duration of chateau tour (1hour) and concert (1:10 hour)
After-concert drinks are offered by a local wine maker.

Practical information

Rates: visite and concerts (May-September): entry 22 € – Reduced rate: 16 € or 14 €. Music walk in the park 12 € ou 10 €. Free entry for children under 12 accompanied by an adult.

Information and reservations

www.musicancy.org   Online reservation from 02/04/18
Musicancy, phone:+33 (0)6  25 52 27 87

Tourist Office  Tonnerrois en Bourgogne, Tonnerre, +33 (0)3 86 55 14 48, ot.tonnerre@wanadoo.fr
Tourist Office Montbard,+33 (0)3 80 92 53 81, ot.montbard@wanadoo.fr

Package: concert visit and accommodation  : www.tourisme-yonne.com

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