Alexandre Tharaud - Premiers a new work this week.

Alexandre Tharaud With The Frankfurt Radio Symphony Play Music Of Ravel, Pesson, Webern And Stravinsky – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Alexandre Tharaud - Premiers a new work this week.

Alexandre Tharaud – Premiers a new work this week.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Part 1 – Frankfurt Radio Symphony – Part 1.

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Part 2 – Frankfurt Radio Symphony – Part 2

Over to Paris this week for a concert by The Frankfurt Radio Symphony, conducted by Tito Ceccherini and featuring Alexandre Tharaud in the world premier Concerto;  Future Is A Faded Song by Gèrard Pesson.

Also on the program are works by Ravel, Webern, a Ravel piece arranged by Pierre Boulez and two pieces by Stravinsky.

The concert is broken up over two players and it goes something like this:

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1.Maurice Ravel & Pierre Boulez, Orchestration
Frontispice (1918)

2. Anton Webern
Im Sommerwind (1904)

3. Igor Stravinsky
Agon (1953,1957)

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4.Maurice Ravel

Fanfare, Prélude à L’Éventail de Jeanne (1927)

5. Gérard Pesson (*1958) 

Future is a faded song*
Création
(Commande de l’Orchestre de la Tonhalle de Zurich, de l’Orchestre symphonique de la Radio de Francfort et du Festival d’Automne à Paris)

6. Igor Stravinsky:

Le Chant du rossignol, Suite (1917)

Alexandre Tharaud, Piano*

Orchestre symphonique de la Radio de Francfort
Tito Ceccherini, Direction

Concert donné le 8 décembre 2012 à la Cité de la Musique de Paris. 

Announcements are in French (as always), and the concert was recorded by the venerable Radio France Musique, in collaboration with Hessisher Rundfunk.

Enjoy and come back next week.

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