Diary 2015

Maîtrise de Toulouse concert
le 30/01/2015 à 18:56
Auditorium Saint Pierre des Cuisines, Toulouse

French Cathedral Music (Boni, Bouzignac, Campra, Charpentier)

Free entry


Maîtrise de Toulouse concert, Chapelle Royale Versailles
le 12/02/2015 à 17:30
Chapelle Royale, Chateau de Versailles

Mark directs the Maîtrise de Toulouse in a programme of Music from the Cathedrals of the d’Oc.

Motets by Boni, Bouzignac, Campra

Free entry


The Maîtrise de Toulouse participates in a concert in hommage of Aymé Kunc
le 03/03/2015 à 20:00
Auditorium Saint Pierre des Cuisines, Toulouse

Singers from the Maîtrise de Toulouse participate in a concert in hommage of Aymé Kunc (Prix de Rome and former director of the Toulouse Conservatoire).

Works by Kunc, Poulenc, Duruflé, Caplet, Debussy

Tickets: http://www.fnactickets.com/place-sp...

Maîtrise de Toulouse recording
le 11/04/2015 à 0:00

Recording sessions with Regent Records for a CD of French Christmas Music.

Come and Sing Day, Puycelsi
le 26/04/2015 à 18:00
Eglise de Puycelsi (Tarn)

Mark directs a ’Come and Sing’ day at Puycelsi for advanced amateur singers. 

Haydn Inasanae et vanae curae, Mozart Ave Verum and Schubert Mass in G with Nicholas O’Neil, organ.

Information about participating or tickets for attending the concert from arc.puycelsi gmail.com

Maîtrise de Toulouse concert with the Ensemble Gilles Binchois
le 06/05/2015 à 20:30
Toulouse Cathedral St Etienne

The Maîtrise de Toulouse and the Ensemble Gilles Binchois, join forces for a programme of ’Music from the cathedrals of Languedoc’ directed by Dominique Vellard, as part of the Odyssud concert season.

Music by Charpentier, Moulinie, Bouzignac, Campra

Reservations: http://www.odyssud.com/musiques-cat...

Maîtrise de Toulouse concert of English 20th century choral music
le 26/06/2015 à 20:00
Temple du Salin, Toulouse

For their final concert of the season, Mark directs the Maîtrise de Toulouse in a programme of twentieth century English choral favourites by Parry, Stanford, Howells and Walton with the organist William Whitehead.

Free entry

AIDA choir and Orchestre du Capitole, Toulouse
le 04/07/2015 à 20:00
Halle aux Grains, Toulouse

The AIDA Choir (200 singers, conductor Mark Opstad) and the Archipels Choir (conductor Joël Suhubiette) join the Toulouse Orcchestre du Capitole, directed by Thomas Sondergard, for a programme of opera choruses by Verdi and Wagner.


English Choral Experience festival and choral course
le 19/07/2015 à 0:00
Abbey Dore, Herefordshire UK

Mark accompanies the choral course of the English Choral Experience, directed by Paul Spicer.


Organ recital at Abbey Dore
le 23/07/2015 à 21:00
Abbey Dore, Herefordshire UK

Mark gives an organ recital of English music by Howells, Harris, Leighton, Spicer and Mathias

Vocal recital of English music
le 24/07/2015 à 21:00
Abbey Dore, Herefordshire UK

Mark accompanies the baritone Philip Lancaster in a programme of English song.


English Choral Experience final concert
le 25/07/2015 à 19:30
Abbey Dore, Herefordshire UK

Mark accompanies the choir of the English Choral Experience (directed by Paul Spicer) in their end of course concert. Works will include what might well be the world première of William Harris’s oratorio ’The Hound of Heaven’ (certainly the only performance in modern times) and Dyson’s ’In Honour of the City’


Choral weekend and concert
le 13/09/2015 à 18:00
Eglise de Puycelsi (Tarn)

Mark directs the concert at the end of a choral weekend for advanced amateurs singers with the organist Nicholas O’Neill.

Handel : The King shall Rejoice, Haydn : Missa in Augustiis (Nelson), Brahms Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen


Information (for the weekend choral course and the final concert) / reservations (necessary) : Ross Jenkins 05 63 33 15 84 / arcpuycelsi gmail.com 

Maîtrise de Toulouse concert for the festival du Comminges
le 19/09/2015 à 18:30
Saint Bertrand de Comminges

Mark directs the Maîtrise de Toulouse

Programme : Musique des cathédrales de France Boni, Danielis, Campra et Bouzignac

Information : http://www.festival-du-comminges.co...

Reservations : http://www.guichetnet.fr/comminges/...

Maîtrise de Toulouse concert: Duruflé Requiem
le 07/11/2015 à 20:00
Temple du Salin, Toulouse

La Maîtrise de Toulouse

Mark Opstad, direction

Makoto James, Organ

Programme: Caplet: Messe à Trois Voix, Duruflé: Requiem

Free entry

Maîtrise de Toulouse Christmas CD launch concert
le 04/12/2015 à 20:00
Auditorium Saint Pierre des Cuisines, Toulouse

Release of CD ’Noël français’

CD programme: Mouton, Bouzignac, Moulinié, Clérambault, Charpentier, Poulenc, Roger-Ducasse, Bleuse and arrangements of Noëls by Mark Opstad

Concert programme: Grieg, Rachmaninov, Pärt, Tavener, Willcocks...

Free entry

Maîtrise de Toulouse concert at Canet en Roussillon
le 05/12/2015 à 18:30
Eglise Saint Jacques, Canet en Roussillon


Maîtrise de Toulouse Christmas Concert
le 18/12/2015 à 20:00
Basilique Saint Sernin, Toulouse

Mark directs the Maîtrise de Toulouse in their traditional Christmas Concert at the Saint Sernin basilica.

Christmas muisc and extracts from the Messe Solennelle by Jean Langlais.

Free entry