- La Cigale de Lyon selects children from throughout the region to be part of the choir, which has won numerous international prizes and performed for General de Gaulle, François Mitterrand, and Pope Jean Paul II. Their repertoire is mostly composed of A Capella pieces, but some are accompanied by piano or an orchestra. They have performed numerous concerts (on tour) in Europe, North and South America, Russia, China, and Japan, and have recorded several CDs. They have also been part of a huge number of competitions and festivals and won many accolades over the years since their founding in 1947. Check website for more details.
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