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Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

ÎLOT AMERICA AMERICA :

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

1h45 with interval

program

Leonard Bernstein
On the Waterfront
Aaron Copland
Lincoln Portrait
Ilitch Tchaïkovski
Symphony No. 5

 
The spirit of America courses through this evening’s programme, opening with Aaron Copland’s stirring tribute to Abraham Lincoln, a symphonic work in the grand manner interspersed with extracts from the 16th US President’s addresses and correspondence, read here with his customary elegance by French film actor Lambert Wilson. The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is here in its homeland, having premiered the work in 1942. We are then ferried away to Leonard Bernstein’s sizzling soundtrack for Elia Kazan’s On the Waterfront. The concert closes with a composer who had a huge influence on Lenny: Johannes Brahms. La Seine Musicale welcomes the CSO, one of the USA’s longest-established symphony orchestras, for this marquee event.

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Sep
08 September 2017 - 20h30
La Seine Musicale (from 10 to 45€)
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