19 Results For: music rendezvous

Music Rendezvous with Pépite

Tue 14 May

Music Rendezvous

Signed to Microqlima, home also to L’Impératrice, Pépite are a duo – Édouard Perrin and Thomas Darmon – whose music is a collision between French chanson, American and Jamaican influences. The result is a rich but refined, classy and colourful … More


Music Rendezvous with Le SuperHomard

Thu 25 Apr

Music Rendezvous

Championed by BBC 6 Music and described by Shindig magazine as “fusing the sounds of Air, Stereolab, Metronomy and late-60s French pop with shimmering synths and electro-pop”, Le SuperHomard are celebrating the release of their Meadow Lane Park album with … More


Music Rendezvous with P.r2b – Collectif La Souterraine

Wed 6 Feb

The Music Rendezvous series returns in our listed library with French singer Pauline Rambeau de Baralon a.k.a P.r2b. It’s a special showcase in collaboration with La Souterraine, an entirely independent platform promoting a new wave of French-language pop. Praised for … More


Music Rendezvous with Laure Briard

Tue 19 Mar

Music Rendezvous,

After a Brazilian excursion on her previous EP, wistful singer-songwriter Laure Briard returns with a new full-length album Un peu plus d’amour s’il vous plait sung primarily in French. Inspired by 60s pop, folk and psychedelia, her music is delicate … More


Music Rendezvous with Brigitte

Mon 8 Oct

© Sophie Ebrard As a prelude to their highly expected concert on 9 October at the Islington Assembly Hall, the Brigitte duo will give a public press conference followed by a signing session at the Institut français. Meet the Brigitte … More

Music, Talks

Music Rendezvous with Voyou + Q&A

Tue 13 Nov

© Pierre-Emmanuel Testard The Institut français’s series of intimate musical encounters continues with Thibaud Vanhooland aka Voyou – a singer and producer who has been charming French audiences with his radiant electronic pop and lyrics that address love and boredom … More


Music Rendezvous

Tue 19 Mar - Tue 14 May

Your monthly rendezvous with the French music scene in the unique art deco setting of our library!

Festivals & Series, Music

Music Rendezvous with Yapa + Q&A

Fri 6 Apr

World, jazz Inspired by both the French chanson heritage and the sounds drawn from their travels across the globe, Yapa are an eclectic world music outfit delivering an energetic musical cocktail. The show will be followed by an intimate chat … More


Music Rendezvous with Malik Djoudi + Q&A

Wed 28 Mar

Electro, Pop Backed by minimal electronic sounds, Malik Djoudi‘s beautiful androgynous voice offers a mesmerizing musical experience. The show will be followed by an intimate chat with the public. In French & English | £7, members & conc. £5


Music Rendezvous with Da Silva + Q&A

Wed 28 Feb

Pop, Rock Always keen on experimenting with new sounds, Da Silva‘s music incorporates influences from blues, fado and electronic music. His tone is one of somber melancholy, making for captivating performances. The show will be followed by an intimate chat … More


Music Rendezvous with Laura Cahen

Thu 25 Jan

The subtle songs filled with poetry of upcoming French singer-songwriter from Nancy, Laura Cahen, will resonate in our Art Deco listed library during the Night of Ideas. Discover the haunting and romantic songs of her debut album, Nord, powered by … More


Music Rendezvous with La Féline + Laetitia Sadier

Wed 6 Dec

Progressive pop singer and guitarist Agnès Gayraud from French band La Féline will take part in our Music Rendezvous, a series of intimate performances, set in our Art Deco listed library. Agnès brings together her singular pop songwriting and Baudelaire’s … More


Music Rendezvous with Cléa Vincent

Thu 2 Nov

Discover young French singer-songwriter Cléa Vincent as part of our series of intimate performances in our Art Deco listed library. Cléa Vincent has created a repertoire melding melodies from the 60’s and 90’s electro arrangements. She will offer a selection … More


Music Rendezvous with Robi

Sat 17 Jun

French singer-songwriter Robi will take part in our Music Rendezvous, a series of intimate performances, set in our Art Deco listed library. In just two albums, Robi has created her own pop environment within the perfect balance between bittersweet and … More


French Pop Video Competition Awards

Sat 29 Jun

+ Music Rendezvous: Concert with Maud Octallinn About 100 UK primary and secondary schools have taken part in the nation-wide French Pop Video Competition. The grand winners will receive their prizes as part of a special awards ceremony which will … More


Mathieu Boogaerts

Sat 11 Feb

French singer-songwriter Mathieu Boogaerts will launch our new Music Rendezvous, a series of intimate performances, set in our Art Deco listed library. Over the last 20 years, Mathieu Boogaerts has been well-known and appreciated for his original repertoire of tender, … More


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We are part of the Institut français worldwide network promoting French language and culture and encouraging cross-cultural exchange and cultural diversity. Founded in 1910, the Institut français du Royaume-Uni comprises a language centre, a cinema (Ciné Lumière), a multi-media library … More

Bibliothèque Quentin Blake Opening

Sat 12 - Fri 18 Sept

Following major refurbishment, the Children’s Library of the Institut français reopens on 12 September 2015 under the name Bibliothèque Quentin Blake. Bigger, better, brighter! Come and see for yourself, and enjoy the new Bibliothèque Quentin Blake!   GRAND OPENING   … More

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