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Classical

Concert in the dark

Maison symphonique February 16, 2018

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With the orchestra hidden behind a curtain and the hall plunged into darkness, you’ll be left with only music to whisk you back to the 1960s with, among others, the premiere of a work for electric guitar and orchestra by John Anthony Lennon.

Ligeti, Atmosphères (10 min.)
Stockhausen, Klavierstück I, for solo piano (3 min.)
Jimi Hendrix, Purple Haze, for string orchestra (4 min.)
Improvisation inspired by the music of Frank Zappa, for clarinet solo (5 min.)
Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor, for Organ, BWV 565 (9 min.)
John Anthony Lennon, The Electric Candlelight Concerto, for electric guitar and orchestra (25 min.) – World premiere
R. Strauss, Also sprach Zarathustra, op. 30 (excerpt)

Postconcert | 1960s Funk themed Party : you are invited to dress up according to the theme and join us for a dance party at the Foyer Allegro, with music mixed by the Voyage Funktastique collective.

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