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Music in the Courtyard from the Royal Academy"from Paris: A taste for impressionism"


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#1 CM

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Posted 01 September 2012 - 01:21 PM

[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3]"The London Philharmonic Orchestra and Royal Academy of Arts join forces to present [/size][/font]Music in the Courtyard[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3], a unique outdoor concert that celebrates Impressionist masterpieces from the realms of visual arts and orchestral music, with kind support from JTI.....[/size][/font][font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3]The expansive melodies and subtly shifting harmonies you can hear the London Philharmonic Orchestra perform in works by Ravel, Chausson and Dukas are the perfect musical counterpart to the paintings by Monet, Manet, Pissarro, Degas, and others, that feature in the Royal Academy’s [/size][/font]From Paris: A Taste for Impressionism [font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3]exhibition.[/size][/font]

[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3]Programme order with approximate timings[/size][/font]

[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3]Ravel [/size][/font]Rapsodie espagnole[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3] (15 mins)[/size][/font]
[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3]Chausson [/size][/font]Poème pour violon[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3] (16 mins)[/size][/font]
[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3]Ravel [/size][/font]Une barque sur l'océan[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3] (7 mins)[/size][/font]
[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3]INTERVAL (20 mins)[/size][/font]
[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3]Duparc [/size][/font][font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3]Mélodies[/size][/font][font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3] (15 mins)[/size][/font]
[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3]Dukas [/size][/font]La Péri[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3] (17 mins)[/size][/font]
[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3]Ravel [/size][/font]La valse[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3] (13 mins)[/size][/font]

Fabien Gabel conductor
[font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3]Danielle de Niese[/size][/font][font=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=3]soprano[/size][/font]
Simone Lamsma violin

The filmed concert has already been streamed live but will be available on demand from Monday for two weeks:

Lots of supporting information/articles/video from the Guardian: http://www.guardian....monic-orchestra
and the London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) http://www.lpo.org.uk/ra/index.html. The LPO has a twenty page booklet of program notes on its website.

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 04:02 AM

Thanks for the heads up, CM. What a nice summper program.

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:18 AM

It's available now on the LPO website. Concert starts around nine minutes after the beginning of the video.


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