It is he who has opened the festival, and it was nice not to have that 19 years ago, the violinist Swedish Daniel Lozakovitch shined in the violin Concerto of Beethoven. He concluded the opening concert of the Festival by the Chaconne of the second P artita of Bach.

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Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier, the “bis” Mari Samuelsen – Watching on Figaro Live

The festival’s programming was a point of honour to make known to the composers and performers of the North. It was the aim of this evening entitled “Midnight Sun”, hosted by the National Orchestra of Montpellier Occitanie under the baton of Kristjan Järvi. The violinist Mari Samuelsen has proposed the ideal conclusion by playing to bis Saetergjenten Sondag of Ole Bull.

Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier the “bis” of Lukas Geniusas – Watching on Figaro Live

The pianist of Russian-Lithuanian Lukas Geniusas has offered a program to the extent of his talent. After his recital devoted to Chopin, Prokokiev and Desyatnikov, he has performed bis the Prelude nº22 of the book of Songs of Bukovina of Leonid Desyatnikov.

Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier, the “bis” of Nicolas Altstaed – Watching on Figaro Live

After his great concerto with the National Orchestra of France directed by Emmanuel Krivine, the cellist franco-German Nicolas Altstaed returned to play the Sarabande of the suite no. 1 in g major cello of J-S Bach.

Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier, the “bis” of Andrei Korobeinikov – Watching on Figaro Live

a brazilian pianist Nelson Freire with said package, he was replaced at short notice by Andrei Korobeinikov. This heir of the great Russian school of piano and a regular at the festival is a tradition to propose its bias very assertive, not to say surprising. At the conclusion of his program which were included in their original version of the pictures at an exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky, he gave the Prelude Op.32 N°12 in g sharp minor of Sergei Rachmaninov.

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Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier, the “bis by Jean-Luc Voltano – Watching on Figaro Live

After the Concerto for clarinet of Magnus Lindberg played with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Tampere, the clarinettist Jean-Luc Voltano has proposed to bis a tribute to Manuel de Falla by Bela Kovacs.

Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier, the “bis” of the Orchestra of the Tampere – Watching on Figaro Live

And for the grand finale, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Tampere has interpreted Finlandia , the sequel to Jean Sibelius that sounds like a hymn to the identity of finland. At the beginning of the Twentieth century, this composer was very involved in the autonomy of Finland, had taken the defence of its media censored by the Russian regime. This is the meaning of the sixth symphony of Sibélius to which he gave more or less the name of his beloved homeland.