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Chœur et Chœur de jeunes de l'Orchestre de Paris - Thomas Adès - Berlioz, Adès, Tippett

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Wednesday, 7 November 2018 — 8:30pm
Thursday, 8 November 2018 — 8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Duration: about 2h10 with 1 intermission


  • Hector Berlioz
    Ouverture des Francs-Juges
  • Thomas Adès
    Polaris - Voyage pour orchestre
  • Michael Tippett
    A Child of Our Time


  • Orchestre de Paris
  • Choeur de l'Orchestre de Paris
  • Choeur de jeunes de l'Orchestre de Paris
  • Thomas Adès, conducting
  • Michelle Bradley, soprano
  • Sarah Connolly, mezzo-soprano
  • Mark Padmore, tenor
  • John Relyea, bass
  • Lionel Sow, choirmaster
Thomas Adès is a man of many talents and several are on display tonight as he takes us on an interstellar voyage with Polaris before demonstrating his ardent passion with one of the twentieth-century’s most powerful and original oratorios, which includes several African-American spirituals.
Concert enregistré par France Musique

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Une semaine, une oeuvre

Michael Tippett, A Child of Our Time — 07/11/2018 - 15h00


Hector Berlioz : Les Francs-juges, ouverture - London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis (direction)
Thomas Adès : Polaris, « Voyage pour orchestre » - London Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Adès (direction)
Michael Tippett : A Child of Our Time, Partie 1, 7. « How can I cherish my man? » - Orchestre symphonique de la BBC, Jessye Norman (soprano), Sir Colin Davis (direction)