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Thu 23.02 - 20:15 - Studio 4

Brussels Philharmonic, Vlaams Radio Koor

Brussels Philharmonic, Vlaams Radio Koor, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Stéphane Denève

Although the western musical tradition has detached itself from its ecclesiastical cradle, religious texts and the mysticism of faith remain a source of inspiration for many composers.

Thus Stravinsky chose the Laudate Dominum from Psalm 150 for his Symphony of Psalms. For the deeply religious James MacMillan, it was not the psalms but the rosary that served as inspiration for his 3rd Piano Concerto: a lively, charming and at times ethereal work. 

Flagey, Brussels Philharmonic, Vlaams Radio Koor

Programme

Igor Stravinsky, Canonic Variations on “Vom Himmel Hoch da komm’ ich her” of Johann Sebastian Bach — Symphony of Psalms, W60

James MacMillan, Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 3, “The Mysteries of Light” — Miserere

Artists

Brussels Philharmonic

Vlaams Radio Koor

Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

Stéphane Denève, dir.