Concert

Orchestre de Paris

Daniel Harding - Magdalena Kožená - Andrew Staples - John Relyea

Magdalena KoženáMagdalena Kožená © Oleg Rostovtsev
Magdalena KoženáMagdalena Kožená © Harald Hoffmann/DG
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Thursday, 21 December 2017 — 8:30pm
Friday, 22 December 2017 — 8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie

Program

  • Edward Elgar
    The Dream of Gerontius

Distribution

  • Orchestre de Paris
  • Choeur de l'Orchestre de Paris
  • Daniel Harding
  • Magdalena Kožená
  • Andrew Staples
  • John Relyea
  • Lionel Sow
The English devote themselves to a unique form of worship in Dream of Gerontius, a striking musical meditation on life after death. The superb choral writing, Wagnerian inflections, and presence of the great diva Kožená make it even more important today.

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The Dream of Gerontius, Op. 38, Pt. I: Prelude