March 10 @ 7pm: Jean Michel Goury & Friends
Concert and screening at the Fondation des Etats Unis, Monday, March 10 around « Manhattan Rhapsody »
Work for and by saxophone, orchestrated by Jean-Michel Goury, professor at the Conservatoire de Boulogne-Billancourt, with his saxophone ensemble.
With the participation of American students from the Conservatoire de Boulogne-Billancourt, resident artists at the Fondation des Etats-Unis :
Don-Paul Kahl, Jacob Kopcienski, Noa Mick
PROGRAM OF THE EVENING:
19h: First broadcast: » Captain Nemo’s secret agreements « , directed by Nelson Castro
« La nuit originelle » by Claudio Gabriele (for 3 alto saxs)
« Manhattan Rhapsody » by Denis Levaillant (tenor sax and piano)
« Nanook » trio by Thierry Pecou (2 saxs and piano)
« Le Fakir » by Denis Levaillant (soprano sax and piano)
« Calderosax » by Philippe GEISS (sopranino sax and set of 12 saxophones)
20:15: Broadcast of the ballet film « La petite danseuse de Degas » (beginning of the 2nd act) by Denis Levaillant
Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Paris conducted by Koen Kessels. Soloist (tenor sax): JM Goury.
« The Joyfull Night » by Denis Levaillant – Poems by René Char and Paul Eluard (flute in G, tenor sax, celesta, piano)
« Bess, You is My Woman » and « A woman is a certaintime thing » by George Gershwin/arr: Y Josset (flute in C, sax, viola, piano, celesta).
« Captain Nemo’s « Les Accords secrets » by Denis Levaillant (set of 12 saxophones).
« Suite American Stories » by George Gershwin/arr:JM Londeix (set of 12 saxophones).