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Work: Images, for orchestra: Rondes de printemps

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ComposerDebussy, Claude (1862-1918)
Period20th century
Year1909
Work typeOrchestral
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Brilliant “Images and Dreams” from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Robert Treviño © DR
Mixed performances from Poole but with an unforgettable Symphonie fantastique that was both illuminating and electrifying.
****1
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Smudgy haze and glaring sunbursts

Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
A typically adventurous programme "curated" by Esa-Pekka Salonen paired Boulez with Debussy. 
***11
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A Romantic Symphony at Sydney Opera House

The latest Sydney Symphony Orchestra concert had everything from French impressionism to a world premiere, to a performance of a much-loved Romantic Symphony. The evening opened with two movements from Debussy’s Images for orchestra. Written originally as a set of three movements, they stand equally well on their own.
***11
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Prom 10: Postcards from Spain

Prom 10 was a heady mix of Franco-Spanish music, from Debussy’s evocative Images for orchestra to Manual de Falla’s exotic Nights in the Gardens of Spain, all under the baton, appropriately, of Basque-born conductor Juanjo Mena, who takes over as Chief Conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in September.
****1
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Intronisation de Jonathan Nott à Genève : entre espoirs et attentes

Les attentes du concert d’intronisation de Jonathan Nott à la tête de l’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande auront certainement un peu pesé sur un concert qui fut bon dans l’ensemble mais ne décollera jamais vraiment. Wait and see…
***11
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