Culture will be in full swing on this Tuesday, June 21, a date synonymous with the start of summer but also with the music festival. After two years of disruption linked to the Covid-19 pandemic, here is a non-exhaustive list of the activities offered in different municipalities of Corsica:
The imperial city will host multiple shows during the day on Tuesday.
At the Saint-Erasme church, a guitar ensemble plays from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
“The specialized classes of the Laetitia Bonaparte college present their concert from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.”says the town hall.
Campinchi Square and the Market Hall will host outdoor concerts.
From 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., it will be piano and chamber music; from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., a string orchestra will take over, before giving way to a wind orchestra until 7 p.m., then a symphony orchestra will play until 7:30 p.m.
The media library of the Jardins de l’Empereur offers a musical entertainment “Songs and Corsican guitars” with the group I Tragulini from 6 p.m.
A concert will be held in the gardens of the prefecture of Corsica (Lantivy Palace) with violinist Bertrand Cervera and pianist Laura Sibella from 6:30 p.m.
The municipality informs that “prior registration is compulsory at the address: [email protected]”
Access will be possible from 6 p.m. “through the green gate, rue Sergent Casalonga” and will be subject to the presentation of an identity document.
Finally, the U Borgu center will liven up Rue Fesch with a “show mixing jazz, soul, funk, and a hint of classical music” from 7:30 p.m.
Bastia offers entertainment from the afternoon, for all ages.
Thus, the Alb’Oru cultural center presents from 2 p.m. “Rhyme from here and elsewhere” with the students of the Charles-Andreï school. Alongside Anaïs Gaggeri and Sacha Duvigneau, artists members of the Squadra Musicale Citadell’Anima, ten nursery rhymes in ten languages on the theme of childhood will be played.
From 15 hours, “pupils benefiting from the ‘Orchestre à l’école’ system offered by the Henri-Tomasi conservatory” will take over at the cultural center.
On the side of the Citadel, from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m., the conservatory of music, dance and dramatic art of Corsica Henri-Tomasi will present mini-concerts on Place Guasco. It will also be possible to discover the instrumentarium of the conservatory on the Place du Donjon.
The Old Port of Bastia will come alive from 6 p.m. with the collective La Clarté (Fÿm and Ionescu) which will offer a “jazzy and groove house selection” to satisfy the public.
On the Quai des Martyrs, the rendezvous is given with a mix of house and disco provided by the Maki Soundsystem (Petru Misher and Disco Paese) from 6 p.m.
Place Saint-Nicolas will offer concerts from 7 p.m. by two groups:
Atlas, focused on rock, pop-rock hard-rock and heavy-rock of the 70s, and the Bastia group Nofutal, offering “punk-rock with Californian influences of the 90s”.
Keyboardist, guitarist, singer, DJ and composer Mad Ochi will also perform the show through his compositions mixing jazz, house, funk and disco.
For Corsican songs and polyphonies, you will have to turn to Place Claude-Papi from 7 p.m. The Una fiara nova group will ensure the event.
Finally, the market place will welcome the island trio Incantesimu who will present their first EP, a mixture of pop and Corsican music. The French pop group with rock and new-disco influences Legrandbleu joins the show and will rely on the nostalgic and danceable music.
The Corsican group Eppò will give a concert at 8:30 p.m. on the forecourt of the town hall
The city of the Far South will come alive from 3 p.m.
“The primary school of Bonifacio, with Odile Descols and the choir of Bonifacio” offers a concert from mid-afternoon at the Cour Carrée.
It is from 8 p.m. that the whole city will hum.
In the upper town, the Corsican singing group Chjarascuru played on Place Fondago.
Rue Fred Scamaroni will host the duo Tullia Morand and Pierre Mimran who will play jazz tunes and world music.
Place d’armes will be hosted by the Mila-Melo group, providing the show through French variety titles and key songs from the 80s.
Classical music will be played in the Saint-Dominique church.
The Navy is no exception. The Banda Del Ferro wharf will host the groove-tinged soul and blues music of Frank Nello.
The dock of honor will receive “a typically Corsican folk music concert with touches of melodies sometimes coming from distant horizons such as Latin America” with the group Orizonte, from Bastia.
The City of Calvi, in partnership with the music center “U Timpanu”, will celebrate the longest day of the year from 5 p.m.
The Saint-Antoine Oratory will host the audition of the flute, violin and piano classes starting at that time.
The departure of the batucada (a type of music with traditional Brazilian percussion) in show is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. from the Place de la Porteuse d’eau.
The amphitheater of the marina will be dedicated to hearing the guitar class, before the arrival of the batucada takes place at 6:45 p.m. From 8 p.m., a concert will be provided there by Les Bernado.
The retailer car park, meanwhile, will also host the audition of the guitar and singing class from 9:15 p.m., before the concert by Georges Sanchez at 9:45 p.m. then that of the group Red Red Wine from 10:15 p.m. .
Corte will offer entertainment for children from 4 p.m. in the town hall park, where a concert by Altagna curtinese will be played at 9 p.m.
Cours Paoli will be transformed for the occasion into a pedestrian street from 7 p.m., and will then be animated by traders.
Finally, the municipality of Porto-Vecchio will offer, at the Animu media library, the Moss’arte dance show from 7 p.m. A succession of concerts will take place at the same time at the Théâtre de verdure
The Place de la République will host the Balanin group L’Alba in concert from 9 p.m., where polyphonic songs will mingle with instruments (guitar, percussion, bass, cetera, violin, accordion, harmonium, flutes, clarinet, bass clarinet ).
This article only takes into account the activities offered by the municipalities and not the activities carried out by private establishments.