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Divertimento

Cultural, Concert, Classical music in Cannes
  • ALFRED SCHNITTKE
    Suite in the old style (1972)

    JOSEPH HAYDN
    Concerto for Cello and Orchestra No. 2 in D major, Hob.VIIb.2 (1783)

    BÉLA BARTÓK
    Divertimento for string orchestra (1939)

    A leading figure in French cello since winning the Queen Elisabeth Competition, Victor Julien-Lafferrière performs Haydn's Concerto No. 2, a work centred on the melodic beauty and haunting timbre of the cello. It is one of the most elegant works of the classical era, to which Schnittke and Bartók...
    ALFRED SCHNITTKE
    Suite in the old style (1972)

    JOSEPH HAYDN
    Concerto for Cello and Orchestra No. 2 in D major, Hob.VIIb.2 (1783)

    BÉLA BARTÓK
    Divertimento for string orchestra (1939)

    A leading figure in French cello since winning the Queen Elisabeth Competition, Victor Julien-Lafferrière performs Haydn's Concerto No. 2, a work centred on the melodic beauty and haunting timbre of the cello. It is one of the most elegant works of the classical era, to which Schnittke and Bartók refer. The Suite in the Old Style is full of tasty pastiches of the Baroque aesthetic, while the Divertimento resurrects the spirit of Haydn and his time, in reaction to the dark hours that Europe is about to experience. Composed in 1939, the Divertimento seems to be a final tribute to the world of yesterday. Speaking of his piece, Bartók exclaimed, mad with anguish, "One more moment of happiness!


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  • Spoken languages
    • French
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  • On November 5, 2022 at 8:00 PM