Saturday, April 27, with Arthur Honegger
's "King David." Composed in 1921 as incidental music for a play, the chorus will perform this with a narrator and soloists for the various roles.
Chapter 5 surveys the rich contributions of French composers beginning in the late nineteenth century, including Gabriel Faure's charming Cantique de Racine; the avant-garde output of Arthur Honegger
, Darius Milhaud, and Francis Poulenc; the beloved requiems of Maurice Durufle and Faure; and Olivier Messiaen's more traditional O sacrum convivium and innovative Rechants.
Sasnauskas' Chamber Choir) in an impressive 20th century oratorio Le Roi David by Arthur Honegger
, a French composer of Swiss heritage.
87), he often clashed with Jean Cocteau and found an unlikely disciple in Arthur Honegger
, who used a bouteillophone (introduced in Parade and consisting of water-filled bottles) in one of his own ballets.
The most conspicuous of them is the Dusty Rusty Hush, whose compact and boldly rhythmicised masses of sound come across as reminiscent of Arthur Honegger
's famed Pacific 231.
L'Aiglon (The Eaglet) premiered in March, 1937, co-composed by Arthur Honegger
and Jacques Ibert.
He also received the Prix Arthur Honegger
(1977), the Sibelius Prize of the Wihuri Foundation, the National Prize of Poland (both in 1983), the Premio Lorenzo il Magnifico (1985), the University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition (1992), the Prize of the International Music Council/UNESCO (1993) and the Music Prize of the city of Duisburg (1999), the Cannes Award as "Living Composer of the Year" (2000), the Romano Guardini Prize of the Catholic Academy in Bavaria (2002) and the Praemium Imperiale (2004).
The evening will include Pastoral d' ete by Arthur Honegger
, Study for solo clarinet and orchestra by Cypriot composer Marios Christou, Fantasy on Themes from Verdi's La Traviata for clarinet and string orchestra by Donato Lovreglio and Symphony no.
Stravinsky, Hindemith, Gershwin, Schoenberg, Bartok, Arthur Honegger
, Richard Strauss: all these composers Lambert treated as emperors so deficient in clothes that they were ostentatiously dying of pneumonia.
The program includes Arthur Honegger
's "Pastorale D'[ETH]t" and Ludwig Van Beethoven's Symphony No.
And most delightful of all were Petits Cours de Morale by Arthur Honegger
, laconic, pithy, and eye-archingly pointed.