Week-end Musique française

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Friday
19/03
French music Weekend

Concerts

Concert on period instruments
6:00pm
6:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
The Amphitheatre resonates with the sound of Poulenc’s chamber works for piano and wind instruments, which make up the majority of his compositions for small ensembles.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
The Amphitheatre resonates with the sound of Poulenc’s chamber works for piano and wind instruments, which make up the majority of his compositions for small ensembles.
Concert
8:00pm
8:00pm
Le Studio - Philharmonie
Pierre Schaeffer and Pierre Henry premiered Symphonie pour un homme seul in March 1950. In honour of this anniversary, we will also hear the finale of Symphonie collector (2010), teeming with voices and memories.
Le Studio - Philharmonie
Pierre Schaeffer and Pierre Henry premiered Symphonie pour un homme seul in March 1950. In honour of this anniversary, we will also hear the finale of Symphonie collector (2010), teeming with voices and memories.

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Vocal Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Laurence Equilbey is reunited with the Orchestre national de Montpellier for a ‘Bizet gala’ showcasing excerpts from La Jolie Fille de Perth and The Pearl Fishers.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Laurence Equilbey is reunited with the Orchestre national de Montpellier for a ‘Bizet gala’ showcasing excerpts from La Jolie Fille de Perth and The Pearl Fishers.
Saturday
20/03
French music Weekend

Concerts

Chamber Music
11:00am
11:00am
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Symphonic Concert
3:00pm
3:00pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
In orchestral history, France has been the envy of the world—at least since Berlioz’s treatise on orchestration and the influence of Ravel—always rich in colour, with numerous ties to the visual arts.
 
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
In orchestral history, France has been the envy of the world—at least since Berlioz’s treatise on orchestration and the influence of Ravel—always rich in colour, with numerous ties to the visual arts.
 
Chamber Music
6:00pm
6:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Accompanied by pianist Aurélien Pontier, Marina Chiche pays homage to Ginette Neveu—a prodigy violinist who died before her time and whom Poulenc considered to be the ‘equal’ of Menuhin and Heifetz.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Accompanied by pianist Aurélien Pontier, Marina Chiche pays homage to Ginette Neveu—a prodigy violinist who died before her time and whom Poulenc considered to be the ‘equal’ of Menuhin and Heifetz.
Symphonic Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Works by composer Augusta Holmes performed alongside excerpts from operas by Wagner, a composer she very much admired, writing in 1869, ‘The musical impression left by the The Rhinegold is the purest, the most grandiose and the most brilliant...
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Works by composer Augusta Holmes performed alongside excerpts from operas by Wagner, a composer she very much admired, writing in 1869, ‘The musical impression left by the The Rhinegold is the purest, the most grandiose and the most brilliant...

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Sunday
21/03
French music Weekend

Concerts

Concert on period instruments
3:00pm
3:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Proust, a musical programmer? Those familiar with In Search of Lost Time will be less surprised that music played a key part in his work and his process. To enrich his story, he would even ask the greatest musicians of the day to play for him.
 
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Proust, a musical programmer? Those familiar with In Search of Lost Time will be less surprised that music played a key part in his work and his process. To enrich his story, he would even ask the greatest musicians of the day to play for him.
 
Family Concert
4:30pm
4:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Piano Recital
5:30pm
5:30pm
Le Studio - Philharmonie
Jean-François Heisser, President of the Académie Maurice Ravel in Saint-Jean-de-Luz for the past 20 years, is a true connoisseur of Ravel’s oeuvre for piano. Here he juxtaposes two contemporary composers whose affinities with Ravel...
Le Studio - Philharmonie
Jean-François Heisser, President of the Académie Maurice Ravel in Saint-Jean-de-Luz for the past 20 years, is a true connoisseur of Ravel’s oeuvre for piano. Here he juxtaposes two contemporary composers whose affinities with Ravel...

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