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Paris-Manchester 1918 - Elgar, Debussy and Wagner

Musicians from the Royal Northern College of Music and the Paris Conservatoire join forces at London's Cadogan Hall in music by Debussy, Elgar and Wagner.

Paris-Manchester 1918. Musicians from the Royal Northern College of Music and the Paris Conservatoire join forces at London's Cadogan Hall to explore music performed in Manchester and Paris during the First World War. Included in the programme is music by Richard Wagner, a composer championed by Sir Thomas Beecham in his wartime concerts with the Hallé Orchestra.
Presented by Ian Skelly.

Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Elgar: Enigma Variations
Interval
Wagner: The Ring, an orchestral adventure (arr. de Vlieger)
Musicians from the RNCM and Paris Conservatoire
Markus Stenz (conductor)

This concert forms part of Paris-Manchester 1918, a partnership project between the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) and the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (CNSMDP) that combines performance and research to shed light on the musical life of Paris and Manchester during the First World War.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune

    Orchestra: RNCM Symphony Orchestra. Orchestra: Paris Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Markus Stenz.
  • Edward Elgar

    Variations on an original theme ('Enigma') Op.36 for orchestra

    Orchestra: RNCM Symphony Orchestra. Orchestra: Paris Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Markus Stenz.
  • César Franck

    Prélude, Choral et Fugue, M21

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Hyperion.
  • Richard Wagner

    The Ring - an orchestral adventure

    Music Arranger: Henk de Vlieger. Orchestra: RNCM Symphony Orchestra. Orchestra: Paris Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Markus Stenz.
  • Cecilia McDowall

    Ave Maris Stella

    Singer: Rachel Nicholls. Choir: Canterbury Chamber Choir. Choir: Parmiter's Senior Singers. Orchestra: Orchestra Nova. Conductor: George Vass.
    • Dutton.

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