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Composer: Poulenc, Francis (1899-1963)

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Year of birth1899
Year of death1963
NationalityFrance
Period20th century
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PooleBSO Artist-in-Residence Recital: Andreas Ottensamer

BSO Artist-in-Residence Recital: Andreas Ottensamer
Debussy, Poulenc, Gershwin
Andreas Ottensamer; José Gallardo

BarcelonaNúria Rial and Albert Guinovart

Núria Rial and Albert Guinovart
Toldra, Schubert, Mompou, Poulenc, Guinovart
Nuria Rial; Albert Guinovart

SingaporeVCH Presents Gold 50: The King's Singers

Ley, Chilcott, Palestrina, Tallis, Byrd, Stanford, Traditional, Vaughan Williams, Poulenc, Simon, Muhly, Bennett
The King's Singers

LondonDialogues des Carmélites

Poulenc: Dialogues des Carmélites
Dominic Wheeler; Martin Lloyd-Evans; Guildhall School of Music and Drama; takis

BristolYCAT Lunchtime Concert

YCAT Lunchtime Concert
Schubert, Messiaen, Poulenc
Savitri Grier; Richard Uttley
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Bright and witty Poulenc contrasts with menacing Prokofiev in Dublin

Duncan Ward © Alan Kerr
A shimmering account of Debussy's Jeux was followed by a delectable reading of Poulenc's Concerto for two pianos. Conductor Ward delivered a convincing performance of Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony.
***11
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Moreau and Kadouch play Rita Strohl in Gstaad

Edgar Moreau © Miguel Bueno
Edgar Moreau and David Kadouch make the case for ressurecting the work of Rita Strohl, thrilling in transformation of Racine's Bérénice into Cello Sonata form.
****1
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Søndergård’s Scheherezade a mixed success

Thomas Søndergård © Andy Buchanan
Thomas Søndergård's Scheherezade is overactive, but their concerto soloist is one of the family
***11
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MacMillan celebrations: Gloria, The Judas Tree & Elite Syncopations

Javier Torres and Antoinette Brooks Daw in Gloria © Lauren Godfrey
A pleasing finale to a remarkable nationwide celebration of a great British choreographer.  
****1
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Northern Ballet celebrates MacMillan

Javier Torres and Antoinette Brooks Daw in MacMillan's Gloria © Lauren Godfrey
Northern Ballet celebrates master choreographer Kenneth MacMillan with considerable style 
*****
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