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Fire and Water: Génial!

Maison symphonique March 22, 2020

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In accordance with government directives, Place des Arts has suspended its activities. These measures have been put into effect due to circumstances relating to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic which are beyond our control. Consequently, the Fire and Water: Génial! concert has been cancelled. Ticket holders will be contacted by email about the procedures to be implemented.   

You find a long feather, bright as fire, in the middle of the forest. Where did it come from? Why did it fall? What enchanting animal will you meet? Russians view The Firebird as both benevolent and destructive, comforting and disturbing, much like fire itself. The orchestral suite based on Stravinsky’s ballet captures the character’s ambiguity with dazzlingly acrobatic music. But before you can tame the fire, you have to face the music and get a little wet! Embark on the changing waters of Smetana’s Vltava, then ride the ocean swells with Ravel’s Une Barque sur l’océan.

SMETANA: Vltava
RAVEL: Une Barque sur l’océan
DEBUSSY: Nocturnes, III. Sirènes
STRAVINSKY: The Firebird, suite (1919)

Presented by Télé-Québec

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