Organ recital

Carnaval

Benjamin Alard - Benjamin Lazar - Saint-Saëns, Couperin, Corrette/Rameau, Ravel

Benjamin AlardBenjamin Alard © Bernard Martinez
Benjamin LazarBenjamin Lazar © DR
Sunday, 17 November 2019 at 11:00am

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Sunday, 17 November 2019 — 11:00am
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Duration: about 1h00

Program

  • Maurice Ravel
    Le Tombeau de Couperin
    (Prélude, Fugue & Menuet, transcription pour orgue de Benjamin Alard)
  • François Couperin
    Le Rossignol en amour, La Linote effarouchée, Les Fauvettes plaintives, Le Carillon de Cithère
    (extraits du 14e Ordre, transcription pour orgue de Benjamin Alard)
  • Michel Corrette/Jean-Philippe Rameau
    Concerto comique n° 25
    (transcription pour orgue de Benjamin Alard)
  • Camille Saint-Saëns
    Carnaval des animaux
    (transcription pour orgue de Benjamin Alard)

Distribution

  • Benjamin Alard
  • Benjamin Lazar
Traditionally, Carnival and other charivari-type festivals suspend and inverse normality, offering a unique opportunity to mock a power of divine right. Able to be both deeply comical yet also abstract, music is central to this mechanism.