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THE SEASONS

Program

Joseph Haydn
The Seasons

Haydn’s four seasons celebrate nature in an oratorio he wrote with all the gusto he had put into his recently successful Creation. The Seasons also owed much to the Baron van Swieten, a Dutch diplomat and patron who wrote a somewhat naive libretto transcended by Haydn in a lively, expressive oratorio in which the music conjures up an admirable imitation of nature. The larger than life foliage, crowing cockerel and whistling ploughman usher us straight into the 19th century of Haydn’s heirs, Schubert and Mahler. To mark the event, accentus teams up again with one of its most loyal partners: the Paris Chamber Orchestra led by Douglas Boyd.

3h without interval

Chantez avec accentus !
Trois ateliers menés par Christophe Grapperon pour se préparer à chanter des extraits des Saisons de Haydn en fin de concert :
> samedi 2 décembre de 16h à 18h
> samedi 9 décembre de 11h à 13h
> samedi 16 décembre de 18h à 18h30
Accessible aux personnes ayant acheté un billet “participatif” pour le concert

Cast

Mari Eriksmoen soprano (photo)
Toby Spence tenor
Daniel Schmutzhard baritone
accentus
Orchestre de chambre de Paris
Frank Markowitsch choirmaster
Douglas Boyd conductor

Performances

  • Dec
    16

    19h30 - Paris, Philharmonie
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