After the success of his first cinema show in 2022 and a new successful date in Douai, Claude Lelouch will perform at the Salle Pleyel on Wednesday November 15 before heading to the Zéniths in Lille, Rouen and Caen.
A year after the triumph of his first film concert at the Palais des Congrès, Claude Lelouch and his friends are back for a short tour to celebrate the French director’s 60-year career. This 4-date tour began on October 27 with a first concert in Douai, then will continue in Paris, on Wednesday November 15 at the Salle Pleyel, then in the Zéniths of Lille (December 3, 2023), Rouen (November 17, 2024) and Caen (December 1, 2024).
FromA man and a woman has Itinerary of a spoiled childPing by One and the other, the show retraces in images the cult moments of the 50 films of the 86-year-old filmmaker, all accompanied by the musicians of the Douai Orchestra. They succeed the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, which was chosen for the very first concert in 2022, and will honor the most beautiful soundtracks from Claude Lelouch’s filmography. Through his numerous collaborations with Francis Lai and Michel Legrand, Claude Lelouch has always wanted to give a central role to music in his works.
If Claude Lelouch’s teams have not revealed any clues as to the presence of guests, there is a good chance of seeing familiar faces there. During the first concert on November 14, 2022, Claude Lelouch notably invited Nicole Croisille and Calogero to perform the famous Dabadabada mythical theme of the film A man and a womanbut also Ibrahim Maalouf, who composes the soundtrack for his next and perhaps last film Eventually . A film which will, as usual, put music in the spotlight: “It’s going to be a very musical film, the 85-year-old director told BFMTV. It will be the love story between a trumpet and a piano.”