BBC Symphony Orchestra / Minkowski

Music by Poulenc, Roussell and Ravel

26 October 2013 / 19:30


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The programme order for this performance has changed, and will now run as follows:

Poulenc Figure Humaine
Poulenc Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in D minor
Ravel Mother Goose - suite
Roussell Symphony No 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Marc Minkowski
Guillaume Vincent piano
David Kaddouch piano
BBC Singers

We welcome three very special guests for this all-French programme: the inimitable Marc Minkowski, who has done so much to revitalize the performance of his native repertoire, is joined by two young stars of the piano, David Kaddouch and Guillaume Vincent for Poulenc’s scintillating concerto for two pianos. The BBC Singers premiered the composer’s moving tribute to the human spirit, Figure Humaine, which sets poems by Paul Eluard secretly circulated during the Occupation. Ravel had few rivals as an orchestrator as his Mother Goose ballet suite reveals, with its beguiling pavane for Sleeping Beauty, striking oriental evocations and fantastical fairy garden.

The concert will finish at approximately 9.30pm

Singers at Six, St Giles Cripplegate, 6pm
The BBC Singers conducted by Paul Brough perform music by Poulenc, Milhaud, and Auric, with pianists Guillaume Vincent and David Kadouch. Click here to book tickets.

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