Gipsy Melodies - HSBC Laureates of the Académie

9 July
Melodies by Duparc, Debussy, Fauré, Ravel
Soprano
Chloé Briot (HSBC Laureate 2014)*
Piano
Michalis Boliakis (HSBC Laureate 2011)*

Claude Debussy Ariettes oubliées 
Maurice Ravel Mélodies grecques
Antonín Dvořák Gypsy Songs, op. 55, n°1, 4, 5
Franz Liszt Die drei Zigeuner 
Isaac Albéniz Iberia (book 1) III. El Corpus Christi en Sevilla (piano solo)
Claude Debussy Mandoline
Manuel de Falla Spanish popular Suite (excerpts)
Johannes Brahms Zigeunerlieder, op. 103, n°1, 2, 7, 11 (excerpts)

At the turn of the 20th century, the great French composers used to dream of a nomadic life. With music providing their main escape route, Duparc, Debussy, Fauré and Ravel all began to engage with gypsy melodies and their seductive roving lifestyle. Soprano Chloé Briot and pianist Michalis Boliakis, two young musicians who have performed with the Académie du Festival d’Aix and were HSBC laureates in 2014, propose to take us on a musical journey where freedom and nonchalance are the order of the day!

 

Programme (pdf in French)

Saturday 9 July 2016
12:00pm
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Prices: 15€
With the Pass: 10€
Youth ticket: 8€
Child Discovery Tickets

1 hour without interval

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