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Composer: El-Khoury, Bechara (b. 1957)

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Year of birth1957
NationalityUnknown
Period20th century
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Pictures at an Exhibition from the Orchestre Symphonique de Québec

Fabien Gabel © Gaetan Bernard
Fabien Gabel and the Orchestre Symphonique de Quebec present inventive and colorful musical pictures by Schmitt, El-Khoury, Honegger, Zappa and Richard Strauss.
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The Orchestre de Paris' season begins with a thunderstorm

Orchestre de Paris with Paavo Järvi  © Gérard Uféras
The Orchestre de Paris’ 2013/14 season opened with a cymbal crash. Orages (meaning “thunderstorms” in French) was commissioned by the Orchestre de Paris to the Lebanese composer Bechara El-Khoury. In this musical storm, sounds hurt each other, as if superimposed.
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