Philippe Quint, violin
DEBUSSY Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
SAINT-SAËNS Violin Concerto No. 3
RAVEL Une barque sur l’océan (A Boat on the Ocean)
STRAVINSKY Firebird Suite (1919)
Travel with us to a magical place, where fauns and mythical birds still roam the forests. The French and Russian composers on this program painted evocative pictures with their music. Russian-American violinist Philippe Quint (“brilliant technique and compelling personality” –Cincinnati Enquirer) shines in violin works by Saint-Saëns and Ravel.
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