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French visitor gives lecture-concert

Olivier Lebleu, author, translator, educator and performer, gave a “lecture-concert” in Calvin Durand Hall on October 25 hosted by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures that featured the Chamber Choir.

“Pardon My French!” featured a discussion and performance of 10 French and American song adaptations, and was attended by more than 75 guests. Lebleu was accompanied by the Lake Forest College Chamber Choir, under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Anne Barry, and the College’s faculty band, Fast and Cheap.

In addition, Olivier also spoke in French classes on musical adaptation, translation, and journalism. His visit was organized by Professor of French Cynthia Hahn.

The event can also be accessed here.