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Early Music Concerts 2016-2017: (FR) L'Armée de Romantiques Concert: César Franck, the Bach of the XiXth Century (4 Dec 2016)

Contributed by admin on Nov 27, 2016

Location: Chapelle Corneille (Auditorium de Normandie), Rouen, FR

"Born in Belgium in 1822, César Franck spent his whole carreer in Paris, where he was the considered the symbol of the renewal of French music counterbalancing the crushing wagnerian influence. Organist, composer, pedagogue, he was also a major force in the rediscovery of Bach" ...

César Franck (1822-1890)
Sonate pour violon et piano
Quintette pour cordes et piano
Prélude, fugue et variation (version pour harmonium et piano)

 
L’Armée des Romantiques
Girolamo Bottiglieri & Raya Raytcheva, violons
Caroline Cohen-Adad, alto
Emmanuel Balssa, violoncelle
Rémy Cardinale, piano Érard 1895

Jean-Baptiste Monnot, harmonium Alexandre (ca. 1855 (Harmonium), restored in 2011-2012 by the  Ville de Rouen, kindly lent out by the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Rouen. Thanks go to Claude Brendel et François Ménissier)

Visit the Académie Bach website for more information and of ticket availability.