Nadia Boulanger influenced generations of Americans with her teaching. She passed away in 1979, but she and her curriculum are highly respected in the American music world and at the European American Music Alliance in France.
Because of the partnership between France and the United States in the quest for liberty, Americans have the ability to celebrate freedom today.
Many of the European butters, especially French butter, have a slightly tangy flavor due to the cream being cultured (fermented) before it is churned. The process resembles that used to make crème fraîche. This culturing or “souring” produces a fuller flavor and aroma and its often the lingering taste that dominates people’s food memories of France.
If you are visiting Bordeaux and looking to spend a day by the sea, consider the quaint historical town of Arcachon. This seaside resort town is known for its distinct architecture, delicious fresh oysters, pleasant climate and sandy beaches.
Watch this fascinating look at the restoration of gilding in the king’s corner cabinet at Château de Versailles.
To “create a relationship between opera houses and artwork,” 3e Scene has invited visual artists of all kinds to share work relating to opera and the opera house.
Just 30 miles north of Paris, the Château de Chantilly would be considered by the average person to be just as opulent and awe inspiring as any castle in France.
The history and importance to the worlds of music, theater, dance, and more make Carnegie Hall worth a virtual visit.
At the eastern edge of the Retz forest in the Savière Valley stands Longpont Abbey. These imposing ruins have been frozen in time since the French Revolution.
Curious to learn more about the history of wine and Bordeaux? Check out this exhibit and make your plan to visit La Cité du Vin.