introduction

Stravinsky’s Le sacre du printemps is now more than 100 years old – but the masterpiece that changed music history forever has lost none of its power.

80 years after first performing Stravinsky’s work, the Brussels Philharmonic is giving the brand new Violin Concerto by Guillaume Connesson its world première. Less controversial than Stravinsky, perhaps, but at least as intense and gripping…

programme

Ralph Vaughan Williams • Serenade to Music
Guillaume Connesson • Concerto pour violon (2018) (world premiere)
Igor Stravinsky • Le roi des étoiles
Igor Stravinsky • Le sacre du printemps

Playlist

artists

Stéphane Denève

conductor

Stéphane Denève is the music director of the Brussels Philharmonic. This top French conductor designs his programmes combining 21st century music with the great classics, thereby opening up a dialogue between the repertoire of the past and that of the future.

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Renaud Capuçon, violin

soloist

French violinist Renaud Capuçon is one of the world’s most beloved musicians. Renaud is firmly established as a major soloist, recitalist and chamber musician, working with the top international orchestras and conductors and performing in the most prestigious venues.

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Vlaams Radio Koor

ensemble

The Vlaams Radio Koor was founded in 1937 by the Belgian public broadcaster of the day. Today it has become a choir of exceptionally high quality that counts both domestically and internationally among the top ensembles.

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Guillaume Connesson

composer

Guillaume Connesson is without doubt one of the most important composers of the 21st century. His very diverse repertoire (from orchestral and vocal to ballet, film- and theater music) is performed regularly by the world’s top orchestras.

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practical info

Tickets

from €31

location

Concert

Place Sainte-Croix, 1050 Brussels | +32 2 641 10 20

ticketshop

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