Ravel spent nearly 3 years working on Daphnis et Chloé, which he referred to as a ‘choreographic symphony’. The scene in which the two lovers find each other again at sunrise is one of the most poetic musical renderings of a nature painting: the rustling of the wood gives way to bird songs, which in turn overflow into a passionate melody.


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Guillaume Connesson
Concerto pour violoncelle et orchestre (2008)
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Clair de lune

Maurice Ravel
Trois chansons: II. Trois beaux oiseaux du paradis
Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2

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Venue: Studio 4, Flagey

Location: Place Sainte Croix Heilig Kruisplein | 1050 Brussels
Telephone: +32 2 641 10 20
Online: www.flagey.be

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