“Paris Via Boston” Concert at the French Cultural Center

When:
February 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2020-02-07T19:00:00-05:00
2020-02-07T21:00:00-05:00
Where:
French Cultural Center
53 Marlborough St
Boston, MA 02116
USA
Cost:
$20 - $65

Join the French Cultural Center for a musical trip to Paris from Boston in 3 acts.

This event features an international lineup of musicians exploring a French and Bostonian repertoire through piano, clarinet, and vocal performance.

A highlight of the concert is the US premiere of contemporary French composer Jean-Pierre Armanet’s composition ‘The T’, dedicated to our historic subway, the oldest in North America.

The program also includes music for clarinet and piano by Poulenc, Debussy and a dramatic solo cantata by Berlioz, all performed by graduates of the Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, which was founded by a Frenchman.

Presented in partnership with Ballets Russes Arts Initiative.

Program:
Jean-Pierre ArmanetThe ‘T’, suite for solo piano, US Premiere (2017)

intermission
Francis Poulenc: Clarinet and Piano Sonata, op. 184 (1962)

Claude DebussyPremière rhapsodie for clarinet and piano, L. 116, (1909-1910)
intermission
Hector BerliozLa Mort de Cléopatre, solo cantata, H. 36,  (1829)

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