Claude Debussy
Anywhere away from the world

Book presentation
Thu 2 December 2021
18.00
Palazzetto Bru Zane, Venice
Book presentation in Italian

Enzo Restagno is a great connoisseur of Debussy's scores and a keen reader of his correspondence. In this biography, he speaks about the composer’s family, friends and loves, about recognition and misunderstandings, about economic difficulties and a thirst for knowledge. But above all he talks about the composer’s works, and his belief that music should not be “confined to reproducing Nature more or less exactly, but rather to producing the mysterious correspondences which link Nature with Imagination”. Debussy’s life and music also bear witness to a golden age, and to Paris at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, when it was at the crossroads of all the arts.
Enzo Restagno, Paolo Pinamonti speakers
free admission | reservation required
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