On the evening of Saturday, April 23, 2022, His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg arrived at the Philharmonie Luxembourg to attend a concert in memory of his late father, His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg. The late grand duke passed away on April 23, 2019, at the age of 98.
The concert, directed by conductor, Mr. Andy Loor, had 120 singers from the Chœurs d’Ouverture with Maurice Clément on the organ opened the tribute concert with works by Mr. César Franck, Mr. Gabriel Fauré, Mr. Jos Kinzé, and Mr. Albert Leblanc.
The concert continued with a contemporary program by the Schierener Musek, an ensemble typical of rural Luxembourg, with Roland Schiltz conducting. After the intermission, the Fanfare Municipale Luxembourg-Bonnevoie, under the direction of Mr. Romain Kerschen, offered an original program combining contemporary music, folk, jazz, the bagpipes of the Luxembourg Pipe Band as well as the voice of the sopranoist, Ms. Simone Martiny.
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