Les Violons du Roy · Tharaud Inédit
Bourgie Hall, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, June 2, 2017
Worldwide rights until September 1, 2020 (3 years) for radio, television and video on demand broadcasting.
Alexandre Tharaud, piano
Mathieu Lussier, conductor
Les Violons du Roy
Jacques Ibert – Divertissement – 16 minutes
Richard Wagner – Siegfried Idyll – 22 minutes
Johann Strauss II – Emperor Waltz, op. 437 (arr. A. Schoenberg) – 19 minutes
Oscar Strasnoy – Kuleshov, for piano & chamber orchestra – 23 minutes
Pianist Alexandre Tharaud presents the world premiere of “Kuleshov” – a work by Franco-Argentinian composer Oscar Strasnoy composed expressly for the latter and the internationally renowned Canadian chamber orchestra, Les Violons du Roy.
Preceding this performance, Les Violons du Roy present Jacques Ibert’s irresistible Divertissement as well as a masterful performance of Richard Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll, followed by Johann Strauss’ Emperor Waltz, in an arrangement of the great Arnold Schonberg.