Poulenc: Stabat Mater

Composer Francis Poulenc, known as the ‘joyful Catholic’, absorbed the most diverse musical styles to create his own musical universe, one that always fascinates, surprises and moves the listener. And never unengaged, as we can see in Les animaux modèles, which takes its inspiration from the fables of Lafontaine and was intended as a criticism of the Nazis. His Piano Concerto was to strengthen the bonds between the US and his native city, Paris.  His deep faith and spirituality inspired him to some of his greatest masterpieces, such as the Stabat Mater. An homage to a deceased friend, it is emotionally charged and magnificent. Yet here and there we catch a glimpse of hope and humour, or as he himself wrote: ‘a requiem without despair’.

Programme

Francis Poulenc Les animaux modèles, op. 111

Francis Poulenc Concerto pour piano

Francis Poulenc Stabat Mater

Tickets Flagey (Studio 4)

Ticketshop

Heilig Kruisplein | 1050 Brussels | Tel: +32 (0)2/620 41 10
tuesday-friday, 12:00 > 17:00 & one hour before each performance

Online

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Rates

  • €41/36/31: concerts on friday, saturday, sunday
  • €31/26/21: concerts on thursday

booking fee €1/ticket

Discounts

  • €5: -18 years
  • €12: -26 years
  • -10%: +65 years, unemployed, disabled, Knack Club, Le Vif Club, Club du Soir, BNP Paribas Fortis (clients & employees), Arsène 50, Cultuurwaardebon, Article 27, Paspartoe, groups (+10 persons)
  • -25%: Flagey à la carte (4 tickets of your choice)

Exceptions:

Happy 2018! (5 & 6/01/2018): €55/50/45 (incl. drinks & tapas)
Flagey Piano Days (22 & 24/02/2018): €31/26/21
Modern Times (1 & 5/03/2018): €41/36/31

Location

Flagey  | Heilig Kruisplein 1  | 1050 Brussels

 

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parking: Flagey (Flageyplein, 1050 Brussels)

contact: +32 (0)2/641 10 10

Info

fri 30/03/2018

  • 19:30 – introduction: Sander De Keere & Hervé Niquet
  • Wolfgang – discover what you hear!
  • concert presentation: Sander De Keere

sun 06/04/2018

  • 19:15 – introduction

76’ (excl. pauze) | coprod. Flagey, De Bijloke, CCHA