Oriental french music from the end of the 19th century

François-Xavier ROTH presents the project LES ORIENTALES

Hélène MOUROT, solo oboe speaks about the use of her instruments in oriental music

Les Siècles, direction françois-Xavier Roth
RAVEL, Shéhérazade ouverture de féérie
SAINT-SAËNS, Concerto pour piano n°5 l’EgyptienJean-Philippe Collard, piano
DUKAS, La Péri
LALO, Namouna
SAINT-SAËNS, Samson et Dalila, « Bacchanale »

The Middle East is a subject of fascination for every french composer at the end of the 19th century. In this programme, Les Siècles propose wonderful pieces of Ravel, Saint-Saëns, Dukas and Lalo with their period instruments.



Saturday, January 14th 2017, 3 pm and 8 pm
Caen, Théâtre

Sunday, January 15th 2017, 4 pm
Soissons, Cité de la Musique

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 8.30 pm
Annecy, Le Bonlieu

Saturday, May 20th 2017, 4.30 pm
Paris, Philharmonie

Wednesday, August 16th 2017, 7.30 pm
Londres, BBC Proms