Jac van Steen conductor

Royal College of Music Orchestra and Chorus

Boulanger, Marche gaie World première

Koechlin, La caravane (reve, pendant la sieste) Les Heures Persanes

Koechlin, A travers les rues Les Heures Persanes

Koechlin, A l'ombre, pres de la fontaine de marbre Les Heures Persanes

Koechlin, Derviches dans la nuit - Clair de lune sur la place deserte Les Heures Persanes

Ravel, Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2biography

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Stravinsky, The Rite of Springbiography | programme note

The world première of a vivacious march, lost for almost a century. An exotic evocation of a journey through 19th-century Persia. Ravel and Stravinsky's most celebrated ballet scores.

This colourful concert showcases the talents of the Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra, which brings together outstanding young musicians from around the globe, and sees the world première of Lili Boulanger's Marche gaie.

Image: The Pont Alexandre III bridge
 

Pre-concert talk: Royal Festival Hall, 6.15pm
Caroline Potter introduces Koechlin’s Les Heures Persanes and the Boulanger première.
Free to concert ticket holders
 

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This concert is part of the City of Light: Paris 1900 - 1950 series

City of Light: Paris 1900 - 1950 conceived and supported by Vincent Meyer, President Philharmonia Orchestra

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