Wednesday 11 July 2018 7:30PM

Ensemble Variances; Thierry Pécou composer

Debussy, François-Bernard Mâche, Szymanowski, Takemitsu and more


  • Ensemble Variances
  • Anssi Karttunen cello
  • Thierry Pécou composer

‘Every concert we embark on a new adventure with our audience: welcome on board’, notes Ensemble Variances.

Processed whale sounds, electric piano and a combination of strings and wind instruments belong to Thierry Pécou’s Méditation, a thrilling addition to his Paris-based ensemble’s repertoire.

  • Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
        • Prélude à l'après midi d'un faune (arr. Michael Webster)
  • François-Bernard Mâche (b.1935)
        • Sopiana
  • Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937)
        • Myths Op. 30
  • Interval
  • Tōru Takemitsu (1930-1996)
        • Toward the Sea III
  • Thierry Pécou (b.1965)
        • Méditation sur la fin de l'espèce (UK première) [1]
  1. Commissioned by Wigmore Hall with the support of André Hoffmann, president of the Fondation Hoffmann, a Swiss grant-making foundation

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