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Elsa Dreisig | soprano
Philippe Jaroussky | countertenor
Stéphane Degout | baritone
Trio Wanderer
Quatuor Modigliani
Nikola Nikilov
| violin
Heloïse Luzzati, Xavier Philips | cello
Mathilde Caldérini, Anastasie Lefebvre de Rieux | flute
Laurianne Corneille, Marie-Josèphe Jude, Romain Louveau, Célia Oneto Bensaid | piano

 

A symbolic date to celebrate women composers through the centuries.

Lili Boulanger
Lili Boulanger - DR
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Programme

Rita Strohl (1865-1941)
« Les remords », « La nuit » excerpts from Bilitis, poem in 12 songs, excerpts from Chansons de Bilitis by Pierre Louÿs (Elsa Dreisig, Romain Louveau)
« Un Fantôme », « Spleen », « Obsession », excerpts from Six Poésies based on Baudelaire's poems op. 20  (Stéphane Degout, Romain Louveau)
Lili Boulanger (1893-1918)
D’un soir triste, D’un matin de printemps (Trio Wanderer)
Lise Borel (born in 1993)
Cinq prières de feu, Melodies based on Alicia Gallienne's poems (Philippe Jaroussky, Laurianne Corneille)
Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944)
« Mignonne », melody based on a poem by Pierre de Ronsard poem, « Sombrero» , melody based on a poem by Édouard Guinand (Philippe Jaroussky, Laurianne Corneille)
Charlotte Sohy (1887-1955)
Trio op. 24 (Nikola Nikolov, Xavier Phillips, Célia Oneto Bensaid)
Pauline Viardot (1821-1910)
« Die Sterne » for soprano, cello, piano (Elsa Dreisig, Xavier Phillips et Célia Oneto Bensaid)
« La Nuit » for soprano, violin, cello, piano  (Elsa Dreisig, Nikola Nikolov, Xavier Phillips et Célia Oneto Bensaid)
Germaine Tailleferre (1892-1983)
Fantaisie for string quartet and piano (Quatuor Modigliani, Marie-Josèphe Jude)
Mel Bonis (1858-1937)
Fantaisie - Septet op. 72 (Quatuor Modigliani, Mathilde Caldérini, Anastasie Lefebvre de Rieux, Marie-Josèphe Jude)

To read

If playing a musical instrument was part of the education of every young girl from a good family, a career as an instrumentalist and/or composer was once "out of the ordinary". The women composers featured in this evening's concert have all had extraordinary fates. What unites them is above all a strong personality and an undeniable talent for which they often had to fight to have it recognised. Several of them were helped and encouraged by their family environment, but not all. If Pauline Viardot (1821-1910) benefited from the aura of her tenor father and above all from her famous sister La Malibran, others, like Mel Bonis (1858-1937), had to face many steep paths before finding recognition from their peers. Many of the works performed this evening will be new discoveries, but it is important to bring them to light. Whether through melodies or chamber pieces, these ladies of the past will be honoured this evening by singers and instrumentalists determined to put them back in the spotlight.

COPRODUCTION Théâtre des Champs-Elysées / Festival « Un temps pour Elles »

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