Friday 29 October 2021 1:00PM

Académie Orsay-Royaumont

Boulanger, Chausson, Fauré and more


Download the PDF programme and song sheet/translations here. Reproduction and distribution is strictly prohibited.

Change Of Artist and Programme
Due to travel restrictions, Michael Arivony and Teodora Oprisor are unable to perform in the above concert. We are grateful to Grace Durham and Edward Liddall for extending their performance, and the programme will now be as follows:


  • Grace Durham mezzo-soprano
  • Edward Liddall piano

Created in 2018, and a joint initiative of the Musée d’Orsay in Paris with the Royaumont Foundation, the Académie Orsay-Royaumont gives young artists the chance to work with the greatest masters in the disciplines of French mélodie and German Lied. Some of the results can be sampled here, with music by neglected figures heard alongside classics of the French and German song repertoires.

  • Graciane Finzi (b.1945)
      • Cabaret Voltaire
  • Ernest Chausson (1855-1899)
      • Hébé Op. 2 No. 6
  • Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
      • Clair de lune Op. 46 No. 2
      • Dans la forêt de septembre Op. 85 No. 1
  • Lliam Paterson (b.1991)
      • The Isle Is Full of Noises
        • (UK première)
  • Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
      • Arianna a Naxos HXXVIb 2
  • Ravel (1875-1937)
      • 5 mélodies populaires grecques
  • Lili Boulanger (1893-1918)
      • Clairières dans le ciel
        • Nous nous aimerons

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