Concert settings of Ravel’s second opera and a cantata by Debussy on the “Evening Concert”

June 07, 2016

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s the Chicago Symphony Orchestra led by guest conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen with Ravel’s “Mother Goose Suite” and concert version of his second opera “The Child and the Spells”.  Also on the program Debussy’s cantata “The Blessed Damozel”.

Tuesday June 7: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO 16-23) Salonen conducts Ravel

Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Debussy: La damoiselle elue; Kate Royal, soprano; Elodie Mechain, contralto;
Ravel: L'enfant et les sortileges; Chloe Briot, soprano; Marie-Eve Munger, soprano; KateRoyal, soprano; Marianne Crebassa, mezzo-soprano; Elodie Mechain, contralto; Manuel Nunez-Camelino, tenor; Stephane Degout, baritone; Eric Owens, bass-baritone; Bradley Smoak, bass baritone; Chicago Symphony Chorus
[CSO fills: Ravel: Pavane pour une infante defunte; Jean Martinon, conductor

Ravel: Alborada del gracioso; Jean Martinon, conductor

Ravel: Introduction and Allegro; Jean Martinon, conductor]

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