Concerts and water games 2022

The National Monuments Center you are invited to the national domain of Saint-Cloud for the 18th edition of Concerts and Water Games.

For two days, in the open air, explore the artists in a bucolic setting.

Under the artistic direction of Francoise Degeorgesthe festival once again focuses on world music with a program structured with artists from a variety of backgrounds.

By Concerts and water games, the National Monuments Center thus revived, within the national domain of Saint-Cloud, a place of celebration created by Monsieur, brother of King Louis XIV, an art that combines music and the pleasure of water. The views drawn by Le Nôtre invite the visitor to stroll through the 460-hectare property. Changing the sonorities of instruments and melodies of voices; the waterfalls, jets and pools live on to the delight of the guests.

Programming

Saturday June 11

2:00 pm – Water games

2:30 pm – Wang Li |

3:15 pm – Water games

3:45 pm – Kevin Seddiki

4:30 pm – Water games

5:00 pm – Maura Guerrera and Malik Ziad

6:00 pm – Maristella Martella and the Tarantarte company

Sunday June 12

2:00 pm – Water games

2:30 pm – Maura Guerrera and Malik Ziad

3:15 pm – Water games

3:45 pm – Wang Li |

4:30 pm – Water games

5:00 pm – Vincent Segal at Kevin Seddiki

6:00 pm – Cheick Tidian Seck

The artists

Between trance music and dance music, the Tarantarte Company invites you to explore the tradition of Tarentism from Salento, the region of Puglia where they originated. Mixing contemporary choreography and classical ritual, Maristella Martella, the company’s director, continued with a dance whose tradition began in the Middle Ages and was used to treat ailments of the soul and body.

Concert on Saturday June 11 at 6 pm

Originally from China, from Tsingtao, Wang Li | playing the Jewish harp and the pumpkin flute. The Jewish Harp is arguably one of the oldest instruments in the world. Wang Li gives it contemporary sounds with harmonic and meditative music, rich in electronic accents. This is evidenced by his collaboration in particular with Yom. His music, both general and intimate, returns everyone to their inner world.

Concert on Saturday June 11 at 2:30 pm and Sunday June 12 at 3:45 pm

Originally from Sicily, Maura Guerrera transmits a unique musical heritage, that of the agro-pastoral songs of the Peloritani Mountains, near Messina. He is on the initiative to Malik Ziad | of the Spartenza project that blended traditional Sicilian songs, oriental melodies and Mediterranean rhythms. The duo offers a deep and intense sound universe. The enticing voice of Maura Guerrera is carried by Malik Ziad’s guembri for a journey around the Mediterranean.

Concert on Saturday June 11 at 5 pm and Sunday June 12 at 2:30 pm

A lover of improvisation and composition, Kevin Seddiki has developed a personal and singular language. Through his travels and his collaborations his music is tainted with Orient, Argentine, Romanian music but also jazz.

A globe-trotting musician, his guitar invites us to meditate, to explore a unique universe where sounds mix.

Concert on Saturday June 11 at 3:45 pm

Kevin Seddiki and Vincent Segal met at the residence at Royaumont Abbey. The Chemirani family and the Voce quartet are their good fairies. In fact, they dueted around the disc Route created by the Voce quartet and the Zarb played by Kevin Seddiki is a familiar instrument by Vincent Segal (Rhythm Alchemy) …
The rhythm, the great love of these two musicians means that their guitar and cello do not neglect the dance. A careful and sensitive program around Pixinguinha, Charlie Haden, Joao Donato, Derya Turkan …

Concert on Sunday June 12 at 5 pm

Well -known Malian keyboardist, Cheick Tidiane Seck worked in the shadows for the greatest (from Jimmy Cliff to Santana) before releasing her first album after thirty years of career.

Her mix of jazz music, rhythm’n’blues and Mandinka tradition reflects her warm and generous image. Its groove is an invitation to dance.

Concert on Sunday June 12 at 6 pm

Useful information

Free gig

Free entrance for pedestrians.

Right of access to cars: 5.5 €

Right of access to registered two and three wheel motors: € 3

Access

Metro: Boulogne Pont de Saint-Cloud, line 10

Bus: 52, 72, 126, 160, 175, 460, 467

Vélib ‘station: Saint-Cloud bridge

Tram: Saint-Cloud Park, T2

SNCF: Saint-Cloud L station line

By car: A13, exit 2 Boulogne-Billancourt, Saint-Cloud; vehicle access through the gates of Saint-Cloud, Garches, Sèvres, Ville d’Avray and Marnes-la-Coquette.

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