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Composer: Auric, Georges (1899-1983)

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Year of birth1899
Year of death1983
NationalityUnknown
Period20th century
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Reactions and Reflections: The music of Les Six at Charlton House

Charlton House
Regeneration is currently at the heart of everything that goes on inside the beautifully preserved Charlton House. Built between 1607 and 1612 by Sir Adam Newton, the building and its grounds remain a fine example of Jacobean domestic architecture.
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Northern Sinfonia in the cafés of Paris

John Reid  ©  Benjamin Harte
When I collected my ticket for this evening’s Late Mix concert in Hall Two of The Sage Gateshead, I was somewhat surprised to see it marked as unreserved seating. A computer glitch, I thought, until I walked into the hall and found that the usual rows of seats in this small, in-the-round auditorium had been replaced with café-style tables and chairs.
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Sans l’Amour et le Vin… Lawrence Power et l'Orchestre d'Auvergne à Clermont-Ferrand

© Roland Duclos
Inattendue et instructive alchimie qu’un concert ! Et combien riche d’enseignements et d’émotions  peut se révéler ce précipité d’œuvres selon l’ordre de leur entrée en scène, de leur compatibilité et bien sûr de leur interprétation. 
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