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Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra

The Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra plays music ranging from Faure, Debussy and Ravel to Samuel Barber, Leonard Bernstein and Henri Dutilleux at the Philharmonie, Paris.

Fiona Talkington introduces recordings made at the Philharmonie concert hall in Paris.
Opened in January 2015, this set of spaces in the north of Paris has at its core a symphonic concert hall of 2,400 seats designed by Jean Nouvel. The Radio Philharmonic is heard there today in performances conducted by Ingo Metzmacher and Mikko Franck.

Debussy: Jeux
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G
Henri Dutilleux (1916-2013) - Symphony No. 2 ('Le Double')
Francesco Piemontesi (piano)
Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra, Ingo Metzmacher, conductor

followed at approx 3.20pm by

Copland: Quiet City
Fauré: Suite from Pelléas et Mélisande, op. 80
Philip Glass: Double Concerto for Violin and Cello (French Premiere)
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances, from 'West Side Story'
Gidon Kremer (violin), Giedrė Dirvanauskaitė (cello)
Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra, Mikko Franck, conductor

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Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Clair de lune (Suite Bergamasque)

    Performer: Francesco Piemontesi.
  • Henri Dutilleux

    Symphony No.2 'Double'

    Orchestra: Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France. Conductor: Ingo Metzmacher.
  • Aaron Copland

    Quiet City

    Performer: Alexandre Baty. Performer: Stephane Suchanek. Orchestra: Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France. Conductor: Mikko Franck.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Suite from 'Pelleas and Melisande'

    Orchestra: Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France. Conductor: Mikko Franck.
  • Philip Glass

    Double concerto for violin and cello

    Performer: Gidon Kremer. Performer: Giedrė Dirvanauskaitė. Orchestra: Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France. Conductor: Mikko Franck.
  • Giya Kancheli

    Rag-Gidon-Time

    Performer: Gidon Kremer. Performer: Giedrė Dirvanauskaitė.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

    Orchestra: Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France. Conductor: Mikko Franck.
  • Alexandre Desplat

    AC Wk21 ???? Desplat - complete concert

    Orchestra: Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France. Conductor: Mikko Franck.
  • Alexandre Desplat

    Music from the film 'The Kings Speech'

    Orchestra: Orchestre national de France.

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