The event will be a milestone in the history of the Pyrenees!
In two weeks, on July 11, the sanctuary of Lourdes will welcome the visit of a new pope: the "sovereign pontiff" of the leadership Riccardo Muti.
The Italian conductor has chosen to offer one of his traditional friendship concerts at the L'Offrande Musicale festival, to close the second edition of this extraordinary event.
David Fray: “We have reviewed our priorities”
Initiated by Muti within the framework of the Ravenna Festival in 1997, the Friendship Routes traditionally give a concert in a city that has been the scene of war, natural disasters or major geopolitical conflicts on a global scale. international.
Beirut, Jerusalem and Sarajevo are among the cities visited in recent decades by Muti and his Cherubini Orchestra.
If he decided this year to make a detour via the Pyrenees, it is partly because of the family ties that unite him to the pianist David Fray, founder of L'Offrande Musicale.
But also and above all because...
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