“Rebetiko”, music and image to express exile and nostalgia

Scheduled for November 18 at Théâtre Halle Roublot and at Mouffetard – Théâtre de la Marionnette in Paris from November 22 to 30, Rebetico Presented by the Anima Théâtre Company is a puppet show and holographic projections, a gem of fidelity in images that carry a tale that is personal, universal, intimate, and political. A …

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What are you doing on this weekend night? (November 25, 26 and 27, 2022)

What do you do on this weekend night when fall is in full swing and the Christmas frenzy is gradually starting to creep into your head? This is the program that has beautiful things to do, for all audiences with what it takes to help you find your happiness in the gift department. We’re not …

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Interstitial Dialogue | National Conservatory of Music and Dance in Paris

For several years, the Conservatory has offered students in composition classes the opportunity to do in-depth work with the soloists of the Ensemble interontemporain: a way to nurture young talent while highlighting it. This is the case again this season: under the direction of Oskar Joeckl – who this season has been appointed co-conductor assistant …

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Richard Strauss and his residence in Switzerland

Filled with international triumphs and a career in the Nazi era, Richard Strauss left Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 1945 with his wife, seeing German music’s shrines in ruins. The octogenarian couple settled in Switzerland, the country they stayed in frequently throughout their lives: Zermatt, Uchi (Lausanne), Pontresina, St. Moritz and Sils-Maria (Engadin). No sooner had Strauss left …

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[Interview] Fred Palim: “My music doesn’t need images or dialogue, everything is already there”

On the occasion of the release of Fred Pallem & Le Sacre du Tympanum’s 10th album, we went to ask the conductor some questions to discuss Le Sacre’s 20th anniversary, Fables de La Fontaine remixes, and of course X. © Sylvain Grapeaux BENZINEMAG:X is the tenth album in the 20-year career of For You and …

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Festival Vibrations: Six Not-to-miss College Music Concerts

Credit: University of Montreal College of Music University of Montreal College of Music’s Vibrations Festival features an explosive program developed under the label Creativity, Discovery and Collaboration. Presented from November 24th to December 3rd at the Salle Claude-Champagne of the University of Montreal’s College of Music, the Vibrations Festival will present six major concerts at …

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“In francophone Africa, music is often associated with talent and we forget that it is a profession that requires sacrifice and discipline.”

(Ecofin Agency) – Sony Music Africa General Manager Elvis Adedema was present at the Salon des Music Industries Francophone Africa (SIMA). He comes back to us about his group’s activity in francophone Africa and about the main topics discussed during the event. Ecofin: Hello Elvis Adidiema. Why was it important for Sony Music Africa to …

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Nadia Boulanger, A History of North American Music

What do Copeland, Glass, Pezzola, Michel Legrand and Igor Markievicz have in common? An exceptional teacher, world famous, the great Nadia Boulanger, respectfully called “Mademoiselle”. But Lily’s sister was also a composer. In five meetings, Radio France has highlighted this much-forgotten work, including two world premieres fugue And the Allegro. Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) will always …

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