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Virtual Fall Reception & Concert

Symphonie Parisienne No. 87

Sunday, December 6, 2020, 4 PM – 5 PM ET

Please join us for an exciting program featuring William Christie and Les Arts Florissants in a performance recorded at Philharmonie de Paris exclusively for American Friends of Les Arts Florissants.
As the Ensemble cannot come to the U.S. this fall, we are virtually bringing them to you!

4:00 PM ET – Virtual Reception and Live Q&A with William Christie
4:30 PM ET – Exclusive Streamed Performance of Haydn’s Symphonie Parisienne No. 87

Co-Hosts (including tickets for 4 screens and up to 4 gourmet gift boxes to enjoy during the event (for delivery in NYC), and acknowledgment in the event’s electronic materials) — $5,000
Benefit Committee (including tickets for 2 screens and up to 2 gourmet gift boxes to enjoy during the event (for delivery in NYC), and acknowledgment in the event’s electronic materials) — $2,000

Patrons (including ticket for 1 screen) — $600
Friends (including ticket for 1 screen for performance only) — $150

LAF Ensemble Denis Rouvre LIGHTWe welcome your support of the American Friends of Les Arts Florissants


The American Friends of Les Arts Florissants, a 501(c)3 charitable corporation, was established in 2012 to strengthen the ties between Les Arts Florissants and American audiences, musicians and singers.

By raising funds in the United States, American Friends supports Les Arts Florissants’ international and U.S. tours, concerts, recitals, and events such as the Dans les Jardins de William Christie Festival held annually in the Vendée region of France. AFLAF’s support also helps to provide training and education through the annual Jardin des Voix program for young singers and to preserve and disseminate European music of the 17th and 18th century.

The France-based, internationally acclaimed Baroque vocal and instrumental ensemble Les Arts Florissants was founded in 1979 by Franco-American conductor William Christie.

Under Christie’s extraordinary leadership and unparalleled artistic vision, Les Arts Florissants has played a pioneering role in rediscovering and reenergizing France's Baroque repertoire, developing new French and American talent, and bringing exciting and fresh musical performances to a wide range of audiences on both sides of the Atlantic.

American Friends of Les Arts Florissants — Board of Directors

Françoise Girard, Chair
Susan L. Baker, Treasurer
Sydney Houghton Weinberg, Secretary
Nizam Kettaneh
Paul LeClerc
Helen Little
Charles and Jessie Price
Bernard Selz
Noreen Buckfire, Chair, The Maestro's Circle