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FAURÉ – POULENC

BEETHOVEN – BOULEZ

RAVEL, Daphnis & Chloé – Many awards

The Ballets Russes in China and Japan

DEBUSSY IN GRENADA

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LE FRONT DE L’AUBE

In April 1917, between Soissons, Laon and Reims, burst the battle of the Chemin des Dames. On this broad plain, a huge bloodshed took place, leaving more than 300 000 fatalities in seven months-time. Within the Ensemble Orchestral de la Cité, Les Siècles and instrument teachers from conservatoires of the Aisne will commemorate its centenary with a creation by Edith Canat de Chizy, Le Front de l’Aube. The program also includes another work by the composer, named Ce ne sont pas des fleurs, as well as Schubert’s 6th Symphony and the String Adagio by Barber.

DEBUSSY- BOULEZ

Soin particulier porté aux couleurs et aux timbres, développement proliférant du matériau, fascination pour les poètes symbolistes : les similitudes sont nombreuses entre Claude Debussy et Pierre Boulez, plaçant indubitablement le second dans l’héritage du premier.

ARNAUD PETIT, I.D.

Composer in residence at Les Siècles, Arnaud Petit presents I.D., his technological opera, on October 20th and 21st at the Théâtre de l’Idéal in Tourcoing. A mental, interrogative and memorial exploration.

Cervantino Festival in Mexico with Les Cris de Paris

In october 2017, at the Cervantino festival of Guanajuato, the soloists of Les Siècles and Les cris de Paris perform three programmes: Israël in Egypt, The soldier’s tale, and !Scandale!.

Release of the audio-book Félicien David, Christophe Colomb

Les Siècles rediscover the « Ode – Symphonie » Christophe Colomb by Félicien David played on period instruments.

Les Siècles at the Concertgebouw of Amsterdam

On the 7th October, Les Siècles will be back at the Concertgebouw of Amsterdam a legendary hall known for its acoustics as well as for the conductors and the orchestras who succeeded one another.
With François-Xavier Roth conducting, you will be presented a program showing Napoleon’s strong influence on some composers among his contemporaries.