Orchestre National De France With Stéphane Denève Play Music Of Mendelssohn, Poulenc And Roussel – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Stéphane Denève -  committed to inspiring the next generation of artists and listeners. So far, so good.

Stéphane Denève – committed to inspiring the next generation of artists and listeners. So far, so good.

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Orchestre National de France – Live broadcast – Nov. 27, 2014 – Radio France Musique

Over to Paris this week for a concert by Orchestre National de France, guest conducted by Stèphane Denéve and featuring Pianists Frank Braley and Eric Le Sage in music of Mendelssohn, Poulenc and Roussel. It was broadcast live from the stage on November 27th by the venerable and always stellar Radio France Musique.

Here’s what’s in store for you when you hit the play button:

Live from the Grand Auditorium of Radio France, Stéphane Denève leads Frank Braley, Eric Le Sage and the Orchestre National de France in a program Mendelssohn, Poulenc and Roussel

Live this Thursday, November 27, 2014 at the Grand Auditorium of Radio France

1. Felix Mendelssohn
Symphony No. 5 in D major, op. 107 “Reformation”
I. Andante – Allegro con fuoco – Andante – Allegro Meno
II. Allegro vivace
III. Andante
IV. Chorus: Andante con moto – Allegro vivace – Allegro maestoso

2. Francis Poulenc
Concerto for two pianos and orchestra in D minor FP 61 *
I. Allegro ma non troppo
II. Larghetto
III. Allegro molto

3. Albert Roussel
Symphony No. 3 in G minor op 42
I. Allegro vivo
II. Adagio
III. Vivace
IV. Allegro con spirito

Frank Braley , Piano * Eric Le Sage , Piano * Orchestre National de France Stéphane Denève , Direction

The audience tries to drag an encore out of the band, but Denève politely declines. The crowd is happy anyway. So is the orchestra.

And for good reason – it was a great concert.




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