Fabien Gabel Conducts French Masterworks

Presented by Houston Symphony at Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, Houston TX

Feb 11 - 12 2022
Fabien Gabel Conducts French Masterworks

Music of the remarkable Boulanger sisters anchors this program of shimmering French masterworks, led by renowned French conductor Fabien Gabel.

Nadia Boulanger goes down in history as the greatest composition teacher of all time, shaping the sound of everyone from Aaron Copland to Philip Glass to Quincy Jones, and the outstanding Alexandra Dariescu performs her Fantaisie Variée for Piano and Orchestra. Then, star vocalists join the orchestra for Lili Boulanger’s Scenes from Faust et Hélène, the work with which she became the first woman to win the coveted Prix de Rome at just 19 years of age. Plus, Dariescu performs exquisite music of 19th century organ and piano virtuoso César Franck, and the orchestra gives the Houston

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Feb 11, 2022 at 08:00 pm (Fri)
  • Feb 12, 2022 at 08:00 pm (Sat)

Additional time info:

Livestream is Saturday

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Jones Hall for the Performing Arts

615 Louisiana St., Houston, TX 77002

Google Map of 615 Louisiana St., Houston, TX 77002

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