Monet: The Flowers of War

  • Wombat Hollow 300 Kirkland Road East Kangaloon, NSW, 2576 Australia

Monet: The Flowers of War

The Last Shining of the Belle Époque

A concert of projections of the World War 1 paintings of Claude Monet with music written during WWI by serving French composers Jean Cras, Philippe Gaubert and Maurice Ravel with works by Lili Boulanger and Claude Debussy who both died in 1918.

Concert followed by supper.

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PROGRAM

(Australian Premiere marked by *)

The Eye – The Alley of Roses and the Bridge

    1.    Claude Debussy Finale: Animé, léger et nerveux from the Cello Sonata (1915)
           David Pereira cello Tamara-Anna Cislowska piano

    2.    Maurice Ravel Modéré from the Piano Trio (1914)
           Christopher Latham violin, David Pereira cello, Tamara-Anna Cislowska piano
 
    3.    Claude Debussy Allegro Vivo from the Violin Sonata in G Minor (1917)
            Christopher Latham violin, Tamara-Anna Cislowska piano

The Garden

    4.    Lili Boulanger D'un jardin clair from Trois morceaux pour piano (1914)
           Tamara-Anna Cislowska piano

    5.    Lili Boulanger Nocturne for violin and piano (1914)
           Christopher Latham violin, Tamara-Anna Cislowska piano

The Weeping Willow

    6.    *Claude Debussy Pour L'Égyptienne from Épigraphes antiques (1914-1915) arr. for
             flute, violin, cello & piano
            Jane Rutter flute, Christopher Latham violin, David Pereira cello,
            Tamara-Anna Cislowska piano

    7.    *Jean Cras Paysage Maritime (1917) arr. for flute and piano
           Jane Rutter flute, Tamara-Anna Cislowska piano

The Floating World

    8.    *Philippe Gaubert Nymphes à la fontaine from Medailles antiques (1916)
           Jane Rutter flute, Christopher Latham violin, Tamara-Anna Cislowska piano

    9.    *Philippe Gaubert Soir sur la plaine from Deux esquisses (1914)
           Jane Rutter flute, Tamara-Anna Cislowska piano

    10.    Lili Boulanger Cortège from Trois Morceaux for flute and piano (1914)
            Jane Rutter flute, Tamara-Anna Cislowska piano

The Shimmering Pool

    11.    Maurice Ravel Berceuse sur le nom de Gabriel Fauré for violin and piano (1922)
           Christopher Latham violin, Tamara-Anna Cislowska piano

    12.    Maurice Ravel Passacaille (Très large) from the Piano Trio (1914)
            Christopher Latham violin, David Pereira cello, Tamara-Anna Cislowska piano

The Lotus

    13.    Jean Cras Mystérieuses from Âmes d'enfants (1917) arr. flute, violin, cello & piano
            Jane Rutter flute, Christopher Latham violin, David Pereira cello,
            Tamara-Anna Cislowska piano

Towards the Light

    14.    *Jean Cras Danze tenere arr. for flute, violin, cello and piano (1917)
            Jane Rutter flute, Christopher Latham violin, David Pereira cello,
            Tamara-Anna Cislowska piano

Duration 70 mins

PERFORMERS

Jane Rutter flute
Tamara-Anna Cislowska piano
David Pereira cello
Christopher Latham Director and violin