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    Shani Diluka | piano
    Pierre Fouchenneret l violin
    Natalie Dessay | song and narration

    Shani Diluka, with Natalie Dessay, sets her metronome to that of In Search of Lost Time.

    Shani Diluka
    Shani Diluka © Liliroze
    Pierre Fouchenneret
    Pierre Fouchenneret - DR
    Natalie Dessay
    Natalie Dessay © Simon Fowler

    Debussy Rêverie for piano
    « Longtemps je me suis couché de bonne heure »*
    Fauré Au bord de l’eau, Le Secret, Clair de lune, Après un rêve
    Gluck La Plainte d’Orphée (piano transcription by Wilhelm Kempff-Gluck)
    Massenet Elégie for piano solo
    Duparc Invitation au voyage
    « Je me rendais compte de tout ce qu’a de réel l’œuvre de Wagner »*
    Wagner Elégie for piano WWV 93
    Wagner-Liszt La mort d’Isolde (transcription for piano)
    « L’année précédente, il avait entendu une œuvre musicale exécutée au piano et au violon »*
    Vinteuil's Sonata, unpublished for violin and piano
    Hahn Nocturne
    Ysaÿe Mazurka de salon No. 1 op. 10
    Chaminade-Kreisler Sérénade espagnole op. 150
    « La Mer fascinera toujours ceux chez qui le dégoût de la vie... »**
    Fauré Les Berceaux (arrangement for piano by Shani Diluka)
    Romance sans paroles, for piano op. 17 n° 3
    « Ce goût, c’était celui du petit morceau de madeleine »*
    Hahn Les Rêveries du Prince Eglantine, for piano
    Ninette, waltz for piano No. 3
    Debussy Il pleure dans mon cœur, C’est l’extase langoureuse, Apparition, L’isle Joyeuse, pour piano

    * In Search of Lost Time | ** Pleasures and Days

     Young audience workshops Comment ça marche ?

    A lover of literature, Shani Diluka sets her inner metronome to that of In Search of Lost Time, a monument with pages steeped in music. In the company of Natalie Dessay, who will read Proust and sing Baudelaire, Verlaine and Mallarmé, the pianist will stroll through Fauré, Massenet and Debussy, among others. It is impossible to forget Wagner, the writer's idol whose Isolde will expire under Liszt's fingers. A transcription by Wilhelm Kempff will allow us to invite the Chevalier von Gluck, celebrated in a few rhymes of the Portraits of Musicians (1894). And what about Vinteuil? Imagined with Pierre Fouchenneret in the guise of Reynaldo Hahn, Eugène Ysaÿe and... Cécile Chaminade, whom the Austrian Kreisler accompanies in Spain.

    COREALISATION Jeanine Roze Production / Théâtre des Champs-Elysées