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Debussy's Paris

In Tune from Birmingham marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Debussy with music and chat inspired by the sounds of the Belle Epoque and Debussy's Paris.

In Tune from Birmingham marking the 100th anniversary of the death of Debussy with music and chat inspired by the sounds of the Belle Epoque and Debussy's Paris.

Guests include Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla and members of the CBSO, BCMG and soprano Ruby Hughes, Franco-Nigerian soprano Omo Bello and pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.

18.30 "Debussy's Paris" - 1. The Watteau Revival.
Georgia Mann in Paris looking at some of the key artistic and cultural events from Debussy's city from the years 1860 and 1918.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Gabriel Pierné

    Concertstucke for harp (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Annie Challan. Orchestra: Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No 5 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andris Nelsons.
  • Claude Debussy

    Reflets dans l'eau (Images Book 1)

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
  • Claude Debussy

    L' Isle Joyeuse

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
  • Ernest Chausson

    Soir de Fete (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Claude Debussy

    Danse Sacrée et Danse Profane

    Ensemble: CBSO Ensemble.
  • Adolf Spahn

    Viens poupoule

    Performer: Maurice Chevalier.
  • Claude Debussy

    Claire de lune

    Performer: Lucy Crowe. Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Duo

    Performer: Alexandra Wood. Performer: Ulrich Heinen.
  • Julian Anderson

    Tombeau

    Ensemble: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group.
  • Erik Satie

    Tombeau

    Ensemble: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Danse des Sauvages (Les Indes Galantes)

    Orchestra: Musicians du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.

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