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Unmistakably French

'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...

Copyright © 28 January 2011 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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HECTOR BERLIOZ

CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS

FRANCE

ACCADEMIA NAZIONALE DI SANTA CECILIA

ROME

ITALY

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