Debussy: The Complete Preludes Book I

12:00 PM  - 1:00 PM
Thursday Mar 1, 2018
Mairs Concert Hall, Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, Music Building

Macalester pianists Paul Chery '18, Van Anh Le '18, and Anna Rotolo '20 perform the first book of Préludes by French composer Claude Debussy (1862-1918) in a special Thursday noon recital. Enjoy the rare opportunity to hear this cycle of twelve innovative and masterfully crafted pieces in one sitting, about 45 minutes of music. Macalester alum Hyun Uk Jeong '17 rounds out the hour with a performance of Debussy's virtuosic and thrilling piece, L'isle joyeuse.

Program information:

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Préludes, Book I (1910)

Danseuses de Delphes: Lent et grave (Van Anh Le)
Voiles: Modéré (Anna Rotolo)
Le vent dans la plaine: Animé (Paul Chery)
«Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir»: Modéré (Paul Chery)
Les collines d'Anacapri: Très modéré (Anna Rotolo)
Des pas sur la neige: Triste et lent (Paul Chery)
Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest: Animé et tumultueux (Anna Rotolo)
La fille aux cheveux de lin: Très calme et doucement expressif (Paul Chery)
La sérénade interrompue: Modérément animé (Van Anh Le)
La cathédrale engloutie: Profondément calme (Van Anh Le)
La danse de Puck: Capricieux et léger (Van Anh Le)
Minstrels: Modéré (Anna Rotolo)

L'isle joyeuse (1904) (Hyuk Uk Jeong)

This event is for: Alumni, Students, Staff, Faculty, Parents and Families and Public

Admission: Free

Sponsored By: Music

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