Musée d'Orsay: Today’s Music at Orsay

Today’s Music at Orsay

Yan Wagner© DR
In counterpoint to its classical and jazz music programme, the Musée d'Orsay is inviting artists from the contemporary pop, electro and acoustic music scenes to present renewed, lively approaches to its collections and temporary exhibitions.

12 - 13 June 2020
Musée d'Orsay
Auditorium niveau -2

Je t'aime… moi non plus : France – Angleterre in pop music

For the James Tissot and Aubrey Beardsley exhibitions, Yan Wagner and Uele Lamore offer you a musical journey on each side of the Channel to encounter the best of Franco-British pop. The Musée d'Orsay puts England and pop music in the spotlight, bringing out the powerful and sometimes paradoxical link that has united the United Kingdom and France up to the present day.

From Serge Gainsbourg and his legendary Je t'aime… moi non plus, recorded with Jane Birkin in London in 1969 and banned by the BBC, to David Bowie, whose albums Pin Ups (1973) and Low (1977) were recorded at the Château d'Hérouville (Val d'Oise), the singer, composer and director Yan Wagner has worked with the conductor and arranger Uele Lamore to present, on stage with a quartet, synthetic and acoustic, intimate and timeless versions of these songs that have become classics of the popular repertoire.

 

In collaboration with Décibels Productions

Fri 12 June 2020 - 20h30
Sat 13 June 2020 - 20h30
Musée d'Orsay
Auditorium niveau -2

Rates

Rate B
Full rate: €25
Members and friends: €19
Young person and solidarity rate: €8


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