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As If by a Miracle … Songs of Sweet France

A concert on the 130th anniversary of the death of C. Francek

 

New date 19/9/2021 – Sunday, 3 p.m.

03/01/2021 – Sunday, 3 p.m.

 

Brevnov Monastery – Teresian Hall

 

Poetry by French poets in combination with music by composers who were based in Paris. The sarcastic humour in the poetry by the cursed French poets Paul Verlaine and Charles Baudelaire and the romantic poems by Jacques Prevert will evoke the atmosphere of sweet France, presented by the popular actress from the National Theatre, Taťjána Medvecká.

 

GRAN DUETTO CONCERTANTE:

  • JAN RIEDLBAUCH – Flute
  • MILOSLAV KLUS – Guitar

TAŤÁNA MEDVECKÁ – Reciter

 

 

Poetry by French poets in combination with music by composers who were based in Paris. The sarcastic humour in the poetry by the cursed French poets Paul Verlaine and Charles Baudelaire and the romantic poems by Jacques Prevert will evoke the atmosphere of sweet France, presented by the popular actress from the National Theatre, Taťjána Medvecká.


Jean Philippe Rameau (1683–1764): The Tambourine (Le tambourin)*

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791): Rondo from the Sonata in C major, KV 545*

Jacques Ibert (1890–1962): Entr’acte

César-Auguste Franck (1822–1890): Doll’s Complaints (Les Plaintes d’une Poupée)

Manuel de Falla (1876–1916): Homage to Debussy (Homenaje: Pour le tombeau de Claude Debussy)*

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1877–1959): Prelude No. 1 in E minor for solo guitar

Gabriel Fauré (1845–1924): Pavane, Op. 50 for flute and guitar**

Claude Debussy (1862–1918): The Girl with the Flaxen Hair (La fille aux cheveux de lin)

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Prelude No. 5 in D major for solo guitar; Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 for flute and guitar

Paul Marie Verlaine (1844–1896)

Charles Pierre Baudelaire (1821–1867)

Jacques Prévert (1900–1977)

Songs of Sweet France

 

* Instrumentation by M. Klaus

** Instrumentation by S. Nesyba

 

Dramaturgy: Jan Riedlbauch, Miloslav Klaus

 
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