Barbican Concerts

2011-12 season finale

Sun 15 Jul 2012 7.30pm - Barbican Hall, London

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Renée Fleming

Renée Fleming

Renée Fleming

DEBUSSY La mer
HENRI DUTILLEUX Le temps l'horloge * (UK premiere)
RAVEL Shéhérazade *
STRAVINSKY Petrushka

Valery Gergiev conductor
Renée Fleming soprano
London Symphony Orchestra

La mer is an ambient, rich depiction of the ever-changing face of the sea. Originally composed for soprano Renée Fleming, Dutilleux said while writing Le temps l’horloge (Time and the clock), that for inspiration he ‘constantly thought of her voice’s character, of her power of lyrical expression’. Shéhérazade tells the tale of how one lucky maiden saves her head night after night by keeping the sultan enthralled with her stories of Arabian legends. Petrushka is the magical story of a straw and sawdust puppet that comes to life complete with human thoughts and emotions.
 

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Pre-concert performance
Guildhall Artists at the Barbican
6pm, Barbican Hall
Free entry
Ravel Piano Trio performed by the Rhodes Piano Trio


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