Symphonic Redemption in Brussels
A concert from Brussels as part of the Klarafestival 2019. Presented by Fiona Talkington. Berlioz, Wagner and Debussy.
A concert from the Palais des Beaux-Arts, (BOZAR) Brussels, as part of the Klarafestival 2019. Presented by Fiona Talkington. Berlioz, Wagner and Debussy.
The Montreal Symphony Orchestra under their chief conductor Kent Nagano perform a programme creatively titled 'Symphonic Redemption', which uses Wagner's Wesendonck Lieder as a fulcrum between Berlioz and Debussy to span the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, with Debussy's orchestral language continuing Wagner's own explorations.
Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust (orchestral excerpts)
Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder
Marie-Nicole Lemieux, (contralto)
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Kent Nagano (conductor)
Image credit: BOZAR/Yannick Sas