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Work: Les Indes Galantes: Air des Sauvages

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ComposerRameau, Jean-Philippe (1683-1764)
PeriodBaroque
Work typeOpera scene/aria
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Opera seria brought to life by Zazzo and the Geneva Chamber Orchestra

Question: how do you demonstrate to a sceptical audience that baroque opera seria doesn’t have to be boring? To answer this, the organisers of Sommets Musicaux and David Greilsammer, conductor of the Geneva Chamber Orchestra came up with a programme consisting of four Handel arias interspersed with orchestral passages from French baroque opera, these chosen for their variety and dance-based char
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Le vieil homme et la musique : Grigory Sokolov à la Halle aux Grains

Grigory Sokolov © Vico Chamla
Près d'un an après avoir enchanté le public toulousain de la Halle aux Grains, le géant de Leningrad revenait pour un nouveau récital sous l'égide de l'association des Grands Interprètes. En ligne de mire du virtuose : une véritable dissertation sur l'ornement à travers l'histoire de la musique autour de Joseph Haydn et Franz Schubert
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