Cycle
The world of César Franck (1822-90)

Femmes de légende

Symphonic pieces by Holmès, Jaëll, Bonis and Boulanger, women composers from Franck's time
Concert Symphonic Music
The creative life of César Franck coincided with the emergence of a number of female personalities in the very masculine milieu of French composers. While some of them worked in obscurity all their lives, others achieved genuine fame, only to be all too quickly forgotten by posterity.

Dates

Sat 2 April 2022
20.00
Halle aux Grains, Toulouse

Performers

ORCHESTRE NATIONAL DU CAPITOLE DE TOULOUSE
Leo Hussain conductor
Anaïs Constans soprano
Aude Extrémo mezzo-soprano
NN tenor

Programme

Augusta HOLMÈS
Andromède
Marie JAËLL
Ossiane: Chant de douleur
Mel BONIS
Femmes de légende
Nadia BOULANGER
La Sirène
In collaboration with the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
Recording for the Bru Zane label
Bru Zane Mediabase
Digital resources for French Romantic music
The website hosts articles on people, works and topics authored by musicologists and historians collaborating with Palazzetto Bru Zane.