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Gautier Capuçon

Ravel: Daphnis & Chloé

Brussels Philharmonic, Vlaams Radiokoor, Gautier Capuçon, Stéphane Denève

A score that has achieved the status of a classic. "It is not only Ravel's best work, but also one of the most beautiful works of art in French music".

Ravel spent nearly 3 years working on Daphnis et Chloé, which he referred to as a ‘choreographic symphony’. The scene in which the two lovers find each other again at sunrise is one of the most poetic musical renderings of a nature painting: the rustling of the wood gives way to bird songs, which in turn overflow into a passionate melody.

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