Fondation des États-Unis | Thursday, November 30 at 8pm : Concert – Ensembe Calliopée « Les Etats Unis, Terre d’accueil #1 »
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Thursday, November 30 at 8pm : Concert – Ensembe Calliopée « Les Etats Unis, Terre d’accueil #1 »

The FEU is delighted to announce the artistic residency of Ensemble Calliopée at the FEU this year. They will present two concerts on the theme of the United States as a « Welcoming Land », as well as several outreach concerts in Parisian hospitals and for schoolchildren. This residency was made possible thanks to the support of the Mairie de Paris.

This first concert highlights the the United States as a welcoming land, a land of immigration. The intense relations that the « New World », born of the mixture of cultures, and the « Old Continent » of Europe have always maintained have nourished reciprocal influences, from Mozart’s famous librettist to contemporary creation.

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The Program

Wolfgang-Amadeus MOZART/ Lorenzo DA PONTE
Don Giovanni (1787)
arrangements for strings and winds by David Walter, musical extracts with readings from Lorenzo Da Ponte’s libretto

Antonin DVORAK
Quatuor « américain » n°12 op.96 (1893)
excerpt arrangement by David Walter for wind quintet

Jim EUROPE
Ragtime for wind quintet (1914)

Walter DAMROSCH
Hymn to Peace for wind quintet (1919)

Serge PROKOFIEV
Quintet in G minor « Trapèze » Opus 39 for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola, double bass(1924)

Pablo CASALS
The song of birds, song of peace arrangement for cello and strings

Bohuslav MARTINU
Nonette H.374 for string trio, double bass and wind quintet (1959)

Osvaldo GOLIJOV
Lullaby and Doina for string trio, double bass, flute and clarinet (2001)

The Musicians

Karine Lethiec, artistic director, viola and presentations
Christophe Giovaninetti, violin
Diana Ligeti, cello
Lorraine Durantel, double bass
Anne-Cecile Cuniot, flute
David Walter, oboe
Carjez Gerretsen, clarinet
Lola Descours, bassoon
Vladimir Dubois, French horn
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