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A Celebration of Henri Dutilleux

 29 April 2005 at 7:30 pm 

A Celebration of Henri Dutilleux

Purcell Room, London
South Bank, London SE1
United Kingdom
08703 800400

Philip Headlam conductor
Marie Vassiliou soprano
Gary Magee baritone
Douglas Finch piano
Simon Blendis violin
Jerome Pernoo cello
Julian West oboe
The Continuum Ensemble

A celebration of the composer Henri Dutilleux, with all of his important chamber and ensemble music programmed together for the first time. Dutilleux's connections to England are highlighted with world premieres by two of his former UK students and Les Citations, composed in tribute to Peter Pears at the Aldeburgh Festival 1985.

PR at 6.15 pm: Pre-concert Talk
With Kenneth Hesketh and Andrew McBirnie on their work with Dutilleux.

Henri Dutilleux : Figures de Resonances
Henri Dutilleux : San Francisco Night
Andrew McBirnie : Prayer
Henri Dutilleux : 2 Sonnets de Jean Cassou
Henri Dutilleux : Les Citations
Henri Dutilleux : 3 Preludes
Henri Dutilleux : 3 Strophes sur le nom de Paul Sacher
Kenneth Hesketh : Les Grandes Plaines du Jour
Maurice Ravel : 3 Poemes de Stephane Mallarme

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