Watch the highlights of the 2012 Winter Concert


Another Winter Concert…yet this one was so different from those of previous years. More than 150 performers took to the stage on Monday, December 3 and Wednesday, December 5 with record-breaking participation in nearly all groups, and particularly so in our three choruses, school band and orchestra. It was a gathering of multitudinous talents, which, like the pieces of a giant jigsaw puzzle, are carefully studied and placed to create a beautiful canvas of music. It is one that only takes shape in the few days before the first performance. As Stephen Sondheim so eloquently evoked in his compilation show, “Putting it Together…,” the musical revue is the ultimate challenge for all performers!

This concert marked the first public appearance at the Lycée of our new voice teacher and choral director for the primary school, Anne-Julia Audray. A seasoned opera singer with worldwide experience, she is a most valuable addition to the Music Department. Members of the Musical Theater Workshop invited us into a world of fairy tales with a careful selection songs from Broadway’s mainstream repertoire. To top it off, the big finale brought students from 1st to 12th grade and more than 20 adults on stage for a special moment of warmth, humanity and musical communion. Happiness on the faces of our performers and audience is our greatest reward! Many thanks to all.

More than 300 viewers from close to 20 countries around the world watched the 2012 Winter Concert on our website. Thanks for virtually joining us for the annual celebration of music and singing!


Ensemble de cordes du primaire – Direction Zara Ruelle

Fiddlin’ with the Classics arr. by Deborah Baker Monday

Mystic Caravan Soon Hee Newbold

Jeunes solistes de l’After-school Program

Ave Maria Giulio Caccini

Chorales des classes primaires – Direction Anne-Julia Audray

Castle on a Cloud (extrait des Misérables) Alain Boublil/ Claude-Michel Schonberg

Aurtxoa seaskan Berceuse du Pays Basque

Oh Chanukah chant juif à 2 voix

Belle nuit, Sainte Nuit, Silent Night

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Chorale des classes secondaires- direction Rémy Loumbrozo

Mon ange gardien Boris Vian/Henri Salvador

Amani (Song for Peace) Jim Papoulis/ Jacques Sebisaho – Djembe: Sory Koité

Les Acadiens Maurice Vidalin/Michel Fugain

Atelier de théâtre musical – direction Rémy Loumbrozo, Stori Mac Phee

ONCE UPON A TIME…IL ETAIT UNE FOIS…. Distant Melody (Peter Pan) Betty Comden/Adolph Green/Jule Styne

Into the Woods Stephen Sondheim

We’re off to see the Wizard (The Wizard of Oz) E. Y. Harburg/Harold Arlen

Over the Rainbow (The Wizard of Oz)  E. Y. Harburg/Harold Arlen

Never Never Land (Peter Pan) Betty Comden/Adolph Green/Jule Styne

If I Only Had a Brain (The Wizard of Oz) E. Y. Harburg/Harold Arlen

Beauty and the Beast Howard Ashman/Alan Menken

A Whole New World Aladdin Tim Rice/Alan Menken

Chim Chim a Ree (Mary Poppins) Richard Sherman/Robert Sherman 

Supercalifragilisticexpialiotious (Mary Poppins) Richard Sherman/R.Sherman

Feed the Birds (Mary Poppins) Richard Sherman/Robert Sherman

Under the Sea (The Little Mermaid) Howard Ashman/Alan Menken

Chorale des adultes – direction Rémy Loumbrozo

Cantate ! John Leavitt 

A Light Inside Jim Papoulis 

Puttin’ on the Ritz Irving Berlin

Harmonie du Lycée – direction Alex Asher

Au Clair de la Lune French Folk Song

Lightly Row Traditional

Good King Wenceslas Traditional

English Carol  

Song of the Fjords Norwegian Folk Song

Dr. Rock Chuck Elledge

Jingle Bell Tones Arr. Brian Balmages

Ensemble instrumental du Lycée Français de New York – direction Rémy Loumbrozo

Barcarolle (extrait des Saisons) Tchaikovski

White Christmas Irving Berlin (arr. Michael Sweeney)

Chorales des classes primaires et secondaires, Atelier de théâtre musical, Chorale des adultes, Ensemble instrumental du LFNY

You’ll Be in My Heart Phil Collins

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Remy Loumbrozo

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Rémy Loumbrozo has been a music teacher at the LFNY since 1980. A Juilliard graduate, this gifted pianist pursues an active performing and teaching career. Remy has appeared in recitals and with orchestras in major concert halls across Europe, North America and Asia.

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