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RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 2012-2013 Season

HEAT, HOLINESS AND LEFT-HAND PIANO
Friday 26 April 2013, 8pm
National Concert Hall
Ends 9.35pm approx

Messiaen L'Ascension - 4 méditations symphoniques [27']
Ravel Piano Concerto for the Left Hand [19']
Ibert Escales (Ports of Call) [14']

Jean-Frédéric Neuburger piano
Pascal Rophé conductor

HEAT, HOLINESS AND LEFT-HAND PIANO
ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

FRENCH MUSIC SPECIALIST PASCAL ROPHÉ CONDUCTS A COLOURFUL PROGRAMME OF MUSIC FROM HIS HOMELAND with Messiaen's moving, devout and joyous setting of Catholic liturgy and Biblical texts, L'Ascension, Ravel's effervescent Piano Concerto for the Left Hand - featuring Jean-Frederic Neuburger at the piano - looks west towards America to dazzlingly embrace the improvisatory brilliance of jazz. Ibert's magical 'Ports of Call', meanwhile, revels in the captivating colour and exotic heat of Italian, Spanish and Arabic influences on a musical tour around the Mediterranean.

Soundings, 7pm: In Conversation
Eugene Downes
with Pascal Rophé

Tickets: €10, €18, €24, €30, €35
(concessions €9, €16, €22, €27, €32)
Booking (no fees): 01 417 0000 or ONLINE

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