Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
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1745-12-25
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Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges

Biography (Wikipedia)

Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges (December 25, 1745 – June 10, 1799) was a champion fencer, classical composer, virtuoso violinist, and conductor of the leading symphony orchestra in Paris. Born in the French colony of Guadeloupe, he was the son of George Bologne de Saint-Georges, a wealthy married planter, and Anne dites Nanon, his wife's African slave.

His father took him to France when he was young, and he was educated there, also becoming a champion fencer. During the French Revolution, the younger Saint-Georges served as a colonel of the Légion St.-Georges, the first all-black regiment in Europe. He fought on the side of the Republic. Today the Chevalier de Saint-Georges is best remembered as the first classical composer of African ancestry; he composed numerous string quartets and other instrumental music, and opera.

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Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Largo (2nd movement) from Violin Concerto in A major, Op.5 no.2
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Largo (2nd movement) from Violin Concerto in A major, Op.5 no.2

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Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
L' Amant anonyme (Overture)
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L' Amant anonyme (Overture)
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Symphony in G major Op.11`1 (1st mvt)
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Symphony in G major Op.11`1 (1st mvt)
Joseph Bologne Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Tafelmusik & Jeanne Lamon
L'amant anonyme: Overture
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L'amant anonyme: Overture

L'amant anonyme: Overture

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Joseph Bologne Chevalier de Saint-Georges
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Conductor
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Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Violin Concerto in D major (Op 3 no 1) (1774)
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Violin Concerto in D major (Op 3 no 1) (1774)
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Ballet music (L'amant anonyme)
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Ballet music (L'amant anonyme)
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Symphony in G major Op 11 No 1 (1779)
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Symphony in G major Op 11 No 1 (1779)
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Overture: L'amant anonyme
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Overture: L'amant anonyme
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Violin concerto in D major, Op.3 no.1
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Violin concerto in D major, Op.3 no.1
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Symphony in G major (Op.11, No.1): 1st mvt
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Symphony in G major (Op.11, No.1): 1st mvt
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Overture to the opera "L'amant anonyme" (1780)
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Overture to the opera "L'amant anonyme" (1780)
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Sonata in Bb major for harp and flute (Rondeau)
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Sonata in Bb major for harp and flute (Rondeau)
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Violin concerto no.2 in D major (1st mvt)
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Violin concerto no.2 in D major (1st mvt)
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Quartet for Strings
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Quartet for Strings

Quartet for Strings

Performer
Chineke! Junior Quartet
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Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Symphony No. 1 in G major (1st mvt)
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Symphony No. 1 in G major (1st mvt)
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Symphony In G Major, Op. 11 No. 1
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Symphony In G Major, Op. 11 No. 1
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Violin Concerto in D major, Op.3 No.1
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op.3 No.1
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Violin Concerto In G Major
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Violin Concerto In G Major
Joseph Bologne Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Qian Zhou, Toronto Camerata & Kevin Mallon
Violin concerto no.10 in D major - 1st movement, Allegro moderato
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Violin concerto no.10 in D major - 1st movement, Allegro moderato

Violin concerto no.10 in D major - 1st movement, Allegro moderato

Composer
Joseph Bologne Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Performer
Qian Zhou
Conductor
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Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Violin concerto no.10 in D major (2nd mvt)
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Violin concerto no.10 in D major (2nd mvt)
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Violin concerto in C major, Op.5 no.1 - 1st movement, Allegro
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Violin concerto in C major, Op.5 no.1 - 1st movement, Allegro

Violin concerto in C major, Op.5 no.1 - 1st movement, Allegro

Performer
Miroslav Vilimec
Orchestra
Pilsen Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor
Frantisek Preisler
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Aria con variazioni in G major
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Aria con variazioni in G major
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Violin concerto in D major, Op.3 no.1 - 2nd movement, Adagio
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Violin concerto in D major, Op.3 no.1 - 2nd movement, Adagio
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Violin concerto in A major, Op.5 no.2 - 3rd movement, Rondeau
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Violin concerto in A major, Op.5 no.2 - 3rd movement, Rondeau
Chevalier de Saint-Georges Joseph Boulogne
Violin Concerto in G major, Op 8 No 9 - second movement (Largo)
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Violin Concerto in G major, Op 8 No 9 - second movement (Largo)

Violin Concerto in G major, Op 8 No 9 - second movement (Largo)

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Chevalier de Saint-Georges Joseph Boulogne
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Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Largo (2nd movement) from Violin Concerto in A major, Op.5 no.2
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Largo (2nd movement) from Violin Concerto in A major, Op.5 no.2
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Symphony No. 1 in G major - Allegro (1st mvt)
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Symphony No. 1 in G major - Allegro (1st mvt)
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
String Quartet in G minor Op.14 No.6
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String Quartet in G minor Op.14 No.6
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Symphony in G major Op 11 No 1
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Symphony in G major Op 11 No 1

Symphony in G major Op 11 No 1

Orchestra
Orchestre De Chambre De Versailles
Conductor
Bernard Wahl
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Ernestine: Scena
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Ernestine: Scena
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
L'autre jour a l'ombrage
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L'autre jour a l'ombrage
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-29T09:50:08
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Jul
2018
Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom

Proms 2018: Prom 20: Ten Pieces Prom

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-29T09:50:08
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29
Jul
2018
Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom

Proms 2018: Prom 19: Ten Pieces Prom

Royal Albert Hall

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