The topics of this blog are Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal Duke of Richelieu, and the IDEAL CITY built on his command next to his magnificent CHÂTEAU on the borders of Touraine, Anjou and Poitou, in France.

Tuesday, 16 June 2009

Music Festival in the Dôme in the Parc - August 2009

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The well known pianist, Nicholas Boyer, is the artistic diector of the growing and successful 

Festival de Musique du Dôme de Richelieu

The events take place centred on the Dôme in the Parc de Richelieu, the remnants of the huge palace built for the eponymous cardinal duke in the 1640s. This year will be the first to welcome the Orchestre Symphonique de la Région Centre from Tours.

The concerts run from 31 July 2009 until the 15 August 2009. 
A initiating concert & dinner take place at the Château de Chargé on the 31st July.

For information and reservations for the concerts call 00 33 (0)2 47 58 13 62 or

For the concert & dinner call 00 33 (0)2 47 95 67 97 or e-mail

see the location of the Dôme on the map on the right

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