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    Versailles Festival 2016

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Online concert



with arte live web

Relive the full Minkowski - Berlioz concert recorded by the cameras of ARTE Live Web at the Royal Opera House of Versailles.

This concert was held on Monday 11 April 2011, in the Royal Opera House of the Palace of Versailles. Conducted by the musician and conductor Marc Minkowski, it consists of pieces taken from two works of Hector Berlioz: the symphony Harold en Italie and the song cycle Les Nuits d'été.

> Minkowski - Berlioz

Concert given in the Royal Opera House of Versailles on Monday 11 April 2011 at 8:30 pm
Les Musiciens du Louvre - Grenoble
Conductor Marc Minkowski
Alto Antoine Tamestit
Mezzo-soprano Anne-Sofie von Otter

Programme du concert
Les Nuits d’été opus 7 (Summer Nights)
• La Villanelle (Pastoral poem)
• Le spectre de la rose (The ghost of the rose)
• Sur les lagunes (lamento) (On the lagunes)
• L’absence (Absence)
• Au cimetière (Clair de lune) (At the cemetery, Moonlight)
• L’île inconnue (The unknown island)
Harold en Italie (Harold in Italy), symphony in 4 parts for orchestra with principal alto, Hol. 68
• Harold in the mountains: Scenes of melancholy, happiness and joy
• March of pilgrims singing the night prayer
• Serenade to his mistress by a mountain man from the Abruzzi
• Orgy of brigands. Memories of previous scenes

Go to arteliveweb.com and on this page of chateauversailles.fr to see and see again this concert over the next few months.


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