New Recital for Voice and Zither

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Cithare Élisabeth Lenain

The crystalline timbre of this instrument makes it ideal for meditative music. It is also used by religious communities in an undecorated setting.

The pieces proposed for this new recital were written for the zither by Jacques Berthier. Each one is a jewel with an evocative name.

The songs, dedicated to Mary, the song of Saint Hildegard, the psalms and the famous Amazing Grace, all linked by faith, make up a sensitive programme that touches the very depths of the soul.

Click on the photo of Élisabeth singing the Ave Maria de Fatima to discover this recital, premiered on Sunday 15 October in the abbey church of Le Bec-Hellouin.

Programme in progress

Recital Voice Zither Élisabeth Lenain

Videos of the recital

Creations

CD of songs for young children

Bonne nuit Trésor – 2020

With regard to the paintings of

Chantal Lallemand – 2019 – Ethel Denner – 2009

Zither in churches

Vernon, Cesseville, Dinan, Lisieux, Évreux, le Bec-Hellouin, Bernières sur mer, Trouville, Deauville, Cabourg – 2018

Association

7 à voir et à entendre – Association for the development and diffusion of all artistic forms – 2016

Pastel and zither

Presentation of 25 pastels and their writings – Chapelle de Saint Chéron in Breuilpont – 2016

Recital accompanied by keyboard

 Happiness to love, happiness to travel – 2016

Accompaniment by piano

Accompaniment of the recitals of Eve Guerrier, singer and actress

The bridges of the Seine and The strangeness of the stranger – 2013 & 2014

Sensorial and musical performances

Played in nurseries, schools, media libraries, cultural centres, during festivals.

The books of Victor and Stories in Music with Pauline Nicolas, storyteller – 2002 & 2003

Trip to Asia for Vietnamese percussions and Baschet Sound Structures – 2000

The secret garden of Loulotte and Sand, golden dust with Fabienne Morane, plastic artist -1996 & 2000

Songs for children

Round dance, long round dance – Cassette of the songs of the show – The children of the conservatory sing Anaëlle – Théâtre de Malakoff – 1994