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SAINT GEORGES SUR CHER

2021: Year of Saint-Saëns

Concert for all audiences | Organized by the Municipality of Saint-Georges sur Cher | Festillésime

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2021: Year of Saint-Saëns
2021: Year of Saint-Saëns

HEURE & LIEU

16 Apr 2021, 20:30

SAINT GEORGES SUR CHER, PARTY ROOM

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SYMPHONIC CONCERT

Large workforce of the EO41 under the direction of Claude KESMAECKER

in the program :

Camille SAINT-SAËNS (1835-1921)

Dance of Death with Violin (G, D, A, Eb) soloist Opus 40 - 1874

Concert Piece with Solo Harp Opus 154 - 1918

Samson and Delilah Opus 47 - 1877 Excerpts: My Heart opens to your Bacchanalian Voice

Symphony No. 3 in C minor “with Organ” - Opus 78 - 1886

I. Adagio | Allegro moderato, Poco adagio 

II. Allegro moderato | Presto, Maestoso – Allegro

By dedicating a complete program to Camille Saint-Saëns, the EO41 commemorates the centenary of the composer’s death (fromCarnival of the Animals among others) while highlighting local heritage through the organs of Loir-et-Cher and the Center - Val de Loire region(an organ is possible for places that do not have one).

Indeed, the monumental3rd Symphony combines the timbre of the organ with that of the symphony orchestra and thus magnifies the sound palette, notablyduring the thunderous entry of the instrument in the last theme, used several times in the cinema.

It is also an opportunity to rediscover some of the musician’s most famous pages such asthereDance of Death in which the instruments are identified with characters or two extracts fromSamson and Delilah and in particular the enthusiastic“Bacchanal ».

The delicate and refinedConcert Piece for harp completes this captivating program.

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