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Composer: Ravel, Maurice (1875-1937)

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Year of birth1875
Year of death1937
NationalityFrance
Period20th century
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RigaBoléro

Ravel: Boléro
Bronislava Nijinska; Latvian National Opera Ballet; Mārtiņš Ozoliņš; Mārtiņš Vilkārsis; Bregje van Balen

PragueOrchestre de Paris

Ravel, Canteloube, Mussorgsky
Orchestre de Paris; Thomas Hengelbrock; Kate Lindsey

IstanbulThe Sound of Colours: Kandinsky & Chagall

Mussorgsky, Gluck, Mozart, Debussy, Ravel
Mikhail Rudy, Piano

GothenburgRavel's most powerful music

Stravinsky, Ravel
Gothenburg Symphony; Cristian Măcelaru; Gothenburg Symphony Choir

LondonFriday Rush Hour: Nature’s Stories

Ravel, Finzi
Nicholas Morton; Ian Tindale
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Return to the harem: Ravel's Shéhérazade in Paris

With barely time for coffee and baklava after the Orchestre Pasdeloup's Arabian matinee, I stepped boldly back into the harem for a rendezvous with the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse. 
*****
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Nights in the Harem in Paris

The Orchestre Pasdeloup contributes tales to the Philharmonie's Mille et une Nuits festival of music inspired by the Orient. 
***11
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From the Auvergne to St Petersburg: a travelogue

Canteloube's Chants d'Auvergne provide the highlight of a programme including Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé and his orchestration of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition
***11
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La Valse / Symphony in C / Sheherazade

The Scala Ballet performs a daring triple bill this Spring, showcasing young Italian choreographers alongside one of Balanchine's masterpieces, Symphony in C.
****1
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French night in Stockholm with Stéphane Denève

Twenty-first century Stockholm or fin de siècle Paris? Works by Ravel, Debussy and Schmitt take the audience back to the times of the French avant-garde.
***11
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