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Composer: Ravel, Maurice (1875-1937)

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Year of birth1875
Year of death1937
Period20th century
November 2018
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WuppertalRavel, Gershwin & Bernstein

Ravel, Gershwin, Bernstein
Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal; John Nelson; Teo Gheorghiu

LondonStudents from the Purcell School

© The Purcell School
Muramatsu, Glentworth, Markovich, Ravel, Saint-Saëns, Burton, Chaminade, Schumann, Albéniz, Rachmaninov
Students from The Purcell School

GlasgowDebussy's La Mer

Debussy, Ravel
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Thomas Dausgaard; Joaquín Achúcarro

ValenciaOrquesta de Valencia

Orquesta de Valencia
Ravel, Korngold, Prokofiev
Orquesta de Valencia; Ramón Tebar; Renaud Capuçon

PerthDebussy's La Mer

Debussy, Ravel
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; Thomas Dausgaard; Joaquín Achúcarro
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Chameleon colours from Batiashvili, Capuçon and Thibaudet

Gautier Capuçon © Catherine Pluchart
Ravel, Mendelssohn and youthful Shostakovich form a varied programme for this starry trio. 
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Pelléas et Mélisande without words: Alain Altinoglu in Cleveland

Alain Altinoglu © Marco Borggreve
The orchestra’s principal flute Joshua Smith was soloist for the local première of Matthias Pintscher’s Transir. Three Ravel favorites completed the program.
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C’est magnifique: Ravel in the hands of Andrew Manze

Sheku Kanneh-Mason © Lars Borges
In the week of remembrance, Sheku Kanneh-Mason played Elgar’s Cello Concerto with a level of British reverence, while Andrew Manze concluded with some exquisite Ravel. 
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Immaculately tailored Ravel and Mussorgsky from Inon Barnatan

Inon Barnatan © Marco Borggreve
From chic Ravel to Mussorgsky's more rugged Pictures at an Exhibition, Inon Barnatan's International Piano Series debut took listeners on a tour of the piano's colours. 
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A French touch: Falletta, Lefèvre and VSO present Gallic creations.

JoAnn Falletta © Fred Stucker
A rare concerto and a familiar choral work anchor a Virginia Symphony concert that celebrates the French musical spirit.
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List of works
A la manière de ChabrierBoléroBoléro (Ek)Chansons madécassesCinq mélodies populaires grecquesDaphnis and Chloé, orchestral suite no. 1Daphnis and Chloé, orchestral suite no. 2Daphnis et Chloe - Symphonic FragmentsDaphnis et ChloéDeux mélodies hebraïquesDeux mélodies hébraïques: KaddishDon Quichotte à DulcinéeGaspard de la nuitGaspard de la nuit: OndineHistoires naturellesIntroduction and allegro, for two pianosJeux d'eauL'AuroreL'Enfant et les sortilègesL'Heure espagnoleLa NuitLa ValseLa Valse, for orchestraLa Valse, for piano soloLa Valse, for two pianosLe Tombeau de CouperinLe Tombeau de Couperin: FugueLe Tombeau de Couperin: PréludeLe Tombeau de Couperin: ToccataLe tombeau de Couperin (Balanchine)Ma Mère l'Oye (Mother Goose)Ma Mère l'Oye: Les Entretiens de la Belle et de la BéteMa Mère l'Oye: SuiteMenuet antiqueMiroirsMiroirs: Alborada del graciosoMiroirs: La vallée des clochesMiroirs: Noctuelles (Night Moths)Miroirs: Une barque sur l'océanMother Goose (Ma Mère l'Oye)Overture de féerie: ShéhérazadePapillon, Op. 77Pavane pour une infante défuntePiano Concerto in D major for the left handPiano Concerto in G majorPiano Trio in A minorPièce en forme de HabaneraRapsodie espagnoleShéhérazadeShéhérazade: La Flûte enchantéeSonata Op.posthSonata for Violin and CelloSonatine George BalanchineSonatine en trioSonatine in F sharp majorString Quartet in F majorTout est lumièreTrois beaux oiseaux du ParadisTrois poèmes de Stéphane MallarméTzigane, for violin and orchestraTzigane, for violin and pianoValses nobles et sentimentalesValses nobles et sentimentales, for orchestraValses nobles et sentimentales, for pianoViolin Sonata no. 2 in G major