For weeks, the teams of the Festival Ravel, the third edition opens Sunday, are on a war footing. And for good reason. In addition to the ambitious programming, a delegation, comprised mainly of the local choir Oldarra, the pianist Jean-François Heisser (co-director of the event) and the violinist Renaud Capuçon, should play this 25 August the formal meal of the G7 at the Palace Hotel! On the menu? Basque songs-traditional, Gypsy Ravel, sonata of Debussy, the Meditation from Thais Massenet’s… so Many masterpieces to the glory of “the spirit of French musical: this mixture of curiosity, boldness, and refinement that characterizes Ravel, and that can be found in the filiation which connects Berlioz Maunoury,” says Heisser.
“as Soon as we knew that the summit diplomatic coincide with the opening of the event, it seemed natural to offer a musical presence”
This is him and his sidekick Bruno Berenguer who had the idea of this mini-impromptu concert. “As soon as we knew that the summit diplomatic coincide with the opening of the event, it seemed natural to offer a musical presence”, …
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