Orchestre de Paris

Daniel Harding - Magdalena Kožená - Andrew Staples - John Relyea

Grande salle Pierre BoulezGrande salle Pierre Boulez © W. Beaucardet
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Thursday, 21 December 2017 — 8:30pm
Friday, 22 December 2017 — 8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie


  • Edward Elgar
    The Dream of Gerontius


  • Orchestre de Paris
  • Choeur de l'Orchestre de Paris
  • Daniel Harding, conducting
  • Magdalena Kožená, mezzo
  • Andrew Staples, tenor
  • John Relyea, bass
  • Lionel Sow, choirmaster
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.


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