Festival Variations

Music for pianos and keyboards

For the first time in 2017, le lieu unique and Fondation BNP Paribas established a festival exclusively featuring music for piano and keyboards. For this third edition, throughout the city of Nantes, for six days, the many programmed concerts will showcase the creative wealth of classical, jazz, electronic, experimental, improvised and traditional music using keyboards, as well as the exciting fusing of genres.

Artists: Dead Can Dance, Terry Riley et Gyan Riley, Yaron Herman trio, Gisèle Vienne, Vicky Chow, Freddy Eichelberger, Nicolas Horvath, Pierre Rigal, Villeneuve et Morando feat Vacarme, Samuel Boré, Maya Dunietz, Unicorn (Mélaine et Elie Dalibert), Gabriel Kahane, James McVinnie, Ensemble 0 et Aum Grand Ensemble, Nitai Hershkovits, Etienne Jaumet, Michaël Levinas, Eve Risser, Eklekto et ensemble 0, Célimène Daudet, Saloli, Stradivaria – Ensemble baroque de Nantes, Flamingods, Ahmedou Ahmed Lowla, Gaëlle Coulon

All details are on the festival’s website: www.festival-variations.fr

Ticketing open for:

Gisèle Vienne
Crowd
Tuesday April 23 and Wednesday April 24 at 8:30 pm
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Villeneuve & Morando
Thursday April 25 and Friday April 26 at 7:00 pm
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Unicorn
Friday April 26 at 7:00 pm
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Yaron Herman trio
Friday April 26 at 8:30 pm
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Freddy Eichelberger
playing the organ Bach
Saturday April 27 at 4:00 pm
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Nitai Hershkovits
solo piano
Saturday April 27 at 4:30 pm
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Villeneuve & Morando feat Vacarme
Saturday April 27 at 5:00 pm
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Pierre Rigal
Suites absentes
Saturday April 27 at 6:30 pm and Sunday April 28 at 5:30 pm
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ensemble 0 et Aum Grand Ensemble
play Julius Eastman and Arthur Russell
Saturday April 27 at 8:30 pm
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Stradivaria – baroque orchestra from Nantes
plays Jean-Sébastien Bach
Saturday April 27 at 8:30 pm
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Sunday April 28 at 4:00 pm
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Michaël Levinas
solo piano
Sunday April 28 at 2:00 pm
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Eklekto and ensemble 0
play Open Field from Tristan Perich (creation)
Sunday April 28 at 4:30 pm
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Samuel Boré
plays Gustav Mahler and Thelonious Monk
Sunday April 28 at 5:00 pm
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Terry Riley & Gyan Riley
Sunday April 28 at 7:30 pm
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Dead Can Dance
Tuesday April 30 at 8:30 pm / SOLD OUT
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And also free entrance’s gigs!

Full programm to download here