Our secretary has been in contact with OUBC. Regrettably, it will not be possible to join them during their January 2022 training session, as they are currently planning to do their training elsewhere. They may return to Le Temple in future years.

Finally too, August Music at Sainte-Mère

Member Piers Killeen has arranged for renowned pianist George Fu to perform works by Debussy, Ravel, Rachmaninov and Schubert in two concerts on August 6th and 7th. Details are here:

The Bach programme in Toulouse resumes in September. Details of the Ensemble Baroque programme are to be found at http://www.baroquetoulouse.com.

At last, we meet ‘en présentiel’

Your committee met in person on July 1st. A joint committee report and other AGM papers have been sent to members. These include details of two short-term events to which members and friends are invited and which will restart our programme of activities:

  • A lunch at the Hôtel de Bastard in Lectoure (32) on August 19th at 12 for 12:30.
  • Our AGM at l’Atelier in Issigeac (24) on September 16th.

The Musical Human

OUS Paris invites members to this Zoom talk by Professor Michael Spitzer on June 10th:

You may not consider yourself a “musician” ; Michael SPITZER would like to suggest otherwise. What if music-making were an inherently human component of our life on earth, an overlooked part of our origin story embedded in us whether we recognise it or not ?