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London Symphony Orchestra and Leonidas Kavakos in French Music

Live from the Barbican Hall, London, Martin Handley presents the London Symphony Orchestra and Leonidas Kavakos under Sir Simon Rattle in a programme of French music.

Dutilleux 100

Sir Simon Rattle conducts the London Symphony Orchestra and Leonidas Kavakos in a programme of French music.

Live from the Barbican Hall, London

Presented by Martin Handley

Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin
Dutilleux: L'arbre des songes
Delage: Four Hindu Poems

8.20: Interval

Dutilleux: M├ętaboles
Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe - Suite No 2

Julia Bullock, soprano
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle, conductor

Sir Simon Rattle conducts an evocative programme featuring masterful works by three pre-eminent French composers of the 20th century.
Delage's rarely heard Four Hindu Poems is a set of sparse, jewel-like miniatures for small ensemble and soprano. It is set alongside masterpieces by Ravel and Dutilleux, including Dutilleux's violin concerto L'arbre des songes (Tree of Dreams), performed by Leonidas Kavakos, and Ravel's Daphnis and Chloe Suite No 2, which the composer described as a 'symphonie choreographique'.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    Le tombeau de Couperin

    Orchestra: LSO. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Henri Dutilleux

    L'arbre des songes

    Orchestra: LSO. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Valses nobles et sentimentales

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Maurice Ravel: The complete solo piano music.
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  • Delage

    Four Hindu Poems

    Orchestra: LSO. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Henri Dutilleux

    Metaboles

    Orchestra: LSO. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Daphnis and Chloe - Suite No.2

    Orchestra: LSO. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.

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