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A French Evening with Gautier Capuçon

Monday, August 5, 2019, 12:30 PM MDT

Sun Valley Pavilion

Festival Orchestra

Alasdair Neale, Conductor

Gautier Capuçon, Cello, Artist-in-Residence


Minuet from Sonatine for Piano


Concerto No. 1 in A Minor for Cello, Op. 33
Gautier Capuçon, Cello


La Valse

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A French Evening with Gautier Capuçon

In 1903, the Weekly Critical Review sponsored a competition that caught Ravel’s eye, calling for a 75-measure movement from a piano sonatina. Intrigued by the challenge (and perhaps frustrated by his lack of success with entries to competitions at the conservative Paris Conservatoire), Ravel dashed off an entry and sent it in ...

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Pre-Concert Chat: A French Evening With Gautier Capuçon

Join Associate Conductor, Sameer Patel, 45 minutes before the concert for a 30-minute, enlightening chat about this concert's French-inspired works by Ravel and Saint-Saëns, and what to look for during the performance. Join in person on the lawn next to the Paver Bar or live stream audio on your phone at the link below.

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Sun Valley Pavilion
300 Dollar Rd
Sun Valley, Idaho 83353 United States
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