'Les Nuits d'Eté',
heard by GIUSEPPE PENNISI from
Rome's Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
After the unmistakably Italian Cassandra by Gnecchi and the unmistakably American A View from the Bridge by Bolcom, we could not miss something unmistakably French. The opportunity was offered by the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia with a concert mostly based on late nineteenth century music. I say 'mostly' because the introduction was a quite sleek and contemporary but very British piece: Dance Figures by George Benjamin, a fifteen minute compact and highly rhythmical composition summarizing nine choreographic scenes for orchestra...
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