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Video streamed event and on demand: French Delicacies

Watch online on bsolive.comBournemouth Symphony OrchestraRecorded at Lighthouse, Poole, United Kingdom
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Wednesday 28 October 202019:30
On demand until Friday 27 November 2020 19:30

Fauré’s effervescent suite although written at the end of a long career retains a lightness and freshness that makes his music stand out. Ravel’s equally as exquisite orchestral version of Mother Goose utters a distinct melodic language among his works – fastidiously attuned to the subtlest delicacies. Saint-Saëns’ Symphony No.2 is, by any standards, an outright winner and deserves to be much better known. Elegantly crafted, it defies convention not least by basing the first movement on a fugue.

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