Thursday, June 21, 2012
Rêverie: The life and loves of Claude Debussy
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Claude Debussy, one of the most prolific and innovative composers of the early 20th century, Rêverie is the fourth biographical programme of composers’ words and music to be compiled and scripted by concert pianist Lucy Parham.
The narrative of Rêverie, which takes the form of a personal journal, follows him from his initial success with the Prix de Rome in 1885 to his untimely death in 1918. It is punctuated with solo piano works ranging from the ever-popular lyricism of Clair de Lune, Reverie, 1st Arabesque, and The Girl with the Flaxen Hair to such virtuosic showpieces as Jardins sous la pluie, the Etudes and L’isle joyeuse.
Critically acclaimed pianist Lucy Parham will be joined by Olivier Award winning actor Alex Jennings in this advance perfomance of Rêverie, before its Wigmore Hall debut.
This performance will take place on Wednesday 11th of July at 8 pm in The Wesley Chapel in Harrogate.
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Tickets cost £18 and can be booked using this link.