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French Flair: Morlot, Capuçon & Thibaudet

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Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra

Masters Series

A world premiere and Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances.

Two of the greatest living French instrumentalists perform together for the very first time in Australia in a highlight of the WASO season - the world premiere of Swiss composer Richard Dubugnon's Eros Athanatos

Setting the scene is Debussy’s Ibéria, music of dazzling expressive power, drenched in the intoxicating sounds of Spain.Toconclude, Ludovic Morlot unleashes Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances - music of taut muscularity that showcases all the exceptional colours of the orchestra.


PROGRAM

DEBUSSY Images: Ibéria
RICHARD DUBUGNON Eros Athanatos - Fantaisie concertante for cello and piano (World Premiere)
RACHMANINOV Symphonic Dances


ARTISTS

Ludovic Morlot conductor (WASO debut)
Gautier Capuçon cello (pictured)
Jean-Yves Thibaudet piano


Performance finishes approx. 9:30pm (includes interval)


MEET THE ARTIST

Ludovic Morlot
Post-concert Friday night


World Artist Ludovic Morlot appears courtesy of Singapore Airlines
Meet the Artist is supported by Wesfarmers Arts
Richard Dubugnon’s Eros Athanatos was commissioned by WASO with support from Jude and Barrie Lepley, and the Royal Flanders Philharmonic, L’Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and the Beijing Music Festival Arts Foundation