Vocal Concert

Celtic Songs

Orchestre de chambre de Paris - Douglas Boyd - Karine Deshayes - Joanne McIver - Mendelssohn, Berlioz

Karine DeshayesKarine Deshayes © Aymeric Giraudel
Douglas BoydDouglas Boyd © Jean-Baptiste Millot
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Friday, 24 May 2019 — 8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Duration: about 1h50 with 1 intermission

Program

  • Felix Mendelssohn
    Les Hébrides
    Symphonie n° 3 "Écossaise"
    Entracte
  • Hector Berlioz
    Neuf Mélodies irlandaises
    (orchestration d’Arthur Lavandier)

Distribution

  • Orchestre de chambre de Paris
  • Douglas Boyd
  • Karine Deshayes
  • Joanne McIver
Undeniably besotted by the grandeur and wilderness of the North, Romantic composers infused their works with exotic images inspired by their travels and their imaginations. For Felix Mendelssohn, it was the Scottish Hebrides; for Hector Berlioz, Irish poetry.
COPRODUCTION ORCHESTRE DE CHAMBRE DE PARIS, PHILHARMONIE DE PARIS

Concert diffusé sur France Musique le 28 juillet 2019 à 21h30

media

Felix Mendelssohn : Symphonie n° 3 en la mineur op. 56 « Écossaise », II. Vivace non troppo - London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado (direction)
Felix Mendelssohn : Les Hébrides op. 26, Allegro moderato - London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado (direction)
Hector Berlioz : Neuf mélodies irlandaies op. 2, 5. La Belle Voyageuse - Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Lyon, Véronique Gens (soprano), Louis Langrée (direction)