Fête de la musique on a theme by Boris Vian

Thursday 21 June 2018 at 7 p.m
Pianocktail A musicodelirious performance around a marvelous instrument that concocts cocktails to the sound of melodies, dreamed up by Boris Vian in his novel L’écume des jours, constructed by the ingenious Nicolas Schenkel, and played by his sister Géraldine. They also call it the pianococktail. With this piano, which is fitted out with several...

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A literary and musical evening “La prochaine fois, je vous chanterai Boris Vian” by Philippe Meyer

Friday 22 June 2018 at 7 p.m
Writer, columnist, radio host and amused observer of the way the wide world spins, Philippe Meyer deploys his unmistakable talents as a raconteur to probe and perform the texts and music of a Boris Vian, the multifaceted artist he has long been familiar with and a true brother in spirit. La prochaine fois je vous chanterai Boris Vian (Next Time I’ll...

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Guided tour of the show Boris Vian | En avant la musique !

Saturday 23 June 2018 at 3 p.m
Free with your admission ticket | No reservations required

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For the family | En avant la musique avec Boris Vian !

Wednesday 27 June 2018 from 2 p.m to 4 p.m
En avant la musique avec Boris Vian ! A playful discovery of the musical worlds of Boris Vian for the whole family. Children 7 and older, accompanied by an adult Open to the public | Reservations at mediation@fondation-janmichalski.ch, please make sure to specify on which date you would like to attend

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Thomas Venclova, a Lithuanian Poet in the Heart of Europe

Wednesday 27 June 2018 at 7 p.m
Tomas Venclova was born in Klaipeda in 1937. After engaging in dissident activities, he left the Lithuanian Soviet Republic in 1977 for the USA, where he long taught literature at Yale University. He now lives in New Haven (CT) and in Vilnius.  He is the author of numerous essays, a translator of poetry, a defender of human rights, but first of...

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Rimendo joue Boris Vian

Friday 13 July 2018 at 7 p.m
Rimendo stops time in its plodding tracks to return us to the ‘40s and ‘50s, to the age of the Paris jazz clubs of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, where the group sketches out a lively musical portrait of Boris Vian through well-known texts (Fais-moi mal Johnny, Le blues du dentist, etc.) and other neglected gems (Suicide Valse, Je veux une vie en forme...

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Guided tour of the show Boris Vian | En avant la musique !

Saturday 14 July 2018 at 3 p.m
Free with your admission ticket | No reservations required

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Guided tour of the show Boris Vian | En avant la musique !

Sunday 12 August 2018 at 3 p.m
Free with your admission ticket | No reservations required

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For the family | En avant la musique avec Boris Vian !

Wednesday 22 August 2018 from 2 p.m to 4 p.m
En avant la musique avec Boris Vian ! A playful discovery of the musical worlds of Boris Vian for the whole family. Children 7 and older, accompanied by an adult Open to the public | Reservations at mediation@fondation-janmichalski.ch, please make sure to specify on which date you would like to attend

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