Saturday 10 February 2018 7:30PM

Nash Ensemble

Ravel, Stravinsky, Debussy and Fauré

Additional notes

There is a pre-concert event ahead of this concert at 6:00pm


  • Nash Ensemble
  • Sophie Bevan soprano
  • Leslie Caron reciter

Sensuous works by Stravinsky and Ravel conjure up seductive soundworlds in this enchanting programme.

Oscar-nominated actress Leslie Caron joins the Nash Ensemble to read the erotic poems of Debussy’s Chansons de Bilitis, a dozen miniatures touched by the heat and passion of ancient Greece.

This concert is scheduled for deferred broadcast as part of BBC Radio 3's In Concert series.

  • Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
        • Sonatine (arr. Carlos Salzedo/Skaila Kanga for flute, viola and harp)
  • Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
        • Two poems by Konstantin Balmont
        • Three Japanese lyrics
  • Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
        • Chansons de Bilitis (arr. Pierre Boulez)
  • Interval
  • Maurice Ravel
        • Trois Poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé
  • Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
        • Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor Op. 15

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