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Total Immersion: Lili and Nadia Boulanger

Total Immersion: Musicians from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama perform pieces by Lili and Nadia Boulanger, plus a tribute work by Nadia's last pupil and one by Stravinsky whom Nadia revered.

Total Immersion: Musicians from the Guildhall School perform music by Lili and Nadia Boulanger, plus a tribute work by Nadia's last pupil and one by Stravinsky, whom Nadia revered.
Presented by Penny Gore.

2pm
Lili Boulanger: Thème et variations
Élisabeth Pion (piano)

Lili Boulanger: D’un matin de printemps
Maria Włoszczowska (violin)
Leo Popplewell (cello)
Gary Beecher (piano)

Nadia Boulanger: Soleils couchants; Heures ternes; Elle a vendu mon cœur
Michael Daub (baritone)
Gary Beecher (piano)

Lili Boulanger: Nocturne & Cortége
Maria Włoszczowska (violin)
Gary Beecher (piano)

Nadia Boulanger: La mer; Le beau navire; Soir d’hiver
Alexandra Lowe (soprano)
Gary Beecher (piano)

Nadia Boulanger: Three Pieces for Cello and Piano
Leo Popplewell (cello)
Gary Beecher (piano)

Nadia Boulanger: O schwöre nicht!; Was will die einsame Thräne?; Ach, die Augen sind es wieder; J’ai frappé; Chanson: ‘Les lilas sont en folie’
Liam Bonthrone (tenor)
Gary Beecher (piano)

Stravinsky: Lied ohne Name
Daniel Plant & Rachel Hurst (bassoons)

Emile Naoumolf: In memoriam Lili Boulanger
Daniel Plant (bassoon)
Gary Beecher (piano)

Recorded at Milton Court Concert Hall on 6 April 2019 as part of the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s Total Immersion.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Lili Boulanger

    Theme et variations for piano

    Performer: Elisabeth Pion.
  • Lili Boulanger

    D'un matin de printemps

    Performer: Maria Wloszczowska. Performer: Leo Popplewell. Performer: Gary Beecher.
  • Nadia Boulanger

    Soleils couchants

    Performer: Gary Beecher. Singer: Michael Daub.
  • Nadia Boulanger

    Heures ternes

    Performer: Gary Beecher. Singer: Michael Daub.
  • Nadia Boulanger

    Chanson 'Elle a vendu mon coeur'

    Singer: Michael Daub. Performer: Gary Beecher.
  • Lili Boulanger

    Nocturne et Cortege

    Performer: Maria Wloszczowska. Performer: Gary Beecher.
  • Nadia Boulanger

    La mer

    Performer: Gary Beecher. Singer: Alexandra Lowe.
  • Nadia Boulanger

    Le beau navire

    Performer: Gary Beecher. Singer: Alexandra Lowe.
  • Nadia Boulanger

    Soir d'hiver

    Performer: Gary Beecher. Singer: Alexandra Lowe.
  • Nadia Boulanger

    Three Pieces for Cello and Piano

    Performer: Leo Popplewell. Performer: Gary Beecher.
  • Nadia Boulanger

    O schwöre nicht!

    Performer: Gary Beecher. Singer: Liam Bonthrone.
  • Nadia Boulanger

    Was will die einsame Träne?

    Performer: Gary Beecher. Singer: Liam Bonthrone.
  • Nadia Boulanger

    Ach, die Augen sind es wieder

    Performer: Gary Beecher. Singer: Liam Bonthrone.
  • Nadia Boulanger

    J'ai frappé

    Performer: Gary Beecher. Singer: Liam Bonthrone.
  • Nadia Boulanger

    Chanson: Les lilas son en folie

    Performer: Gary Beecher. Singer: Liam Bonthrone.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Lied ohne Name for 2 bassoons

    Performer: Daniel Plant. Performer: Rachel Hurst.
  • Emile Naoumoff

    In memoriam Lili Boulanger for bassoon and piano

    Performer: Daniel Plant. Performer: Gary Beecher.
  • Richard Strauss

    Romanze for clarinet and orchestra TrV 80

    Performer: Michael Collins. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Saraband

    Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Singer: David Butt Philip. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.

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