The Octuor de France at Biarritz…
From 22 to 24 March 2013, France will Octet in Biarritz, Hotel du Palais, for three concerts. The program in the first hearing, the Quintet for piano and strings Adolphe Blanc (1828-1895) with this year, for the first time, the pianist Franz Michel. The classic masterpieces as Schubert Octet will obviously present, but also for the Quartet for the End of Time by Olivier Messiaen …
Centenary of Jean Françaix
The “Octuor de France” is associated with the commemoration of the centenary of Jean Françaix.
Several works by the composer will be honored during the 2012 season.
A 3 Cd’s album devoted to chamber music will be published in May.
In addition, the Octet France perform works by Jean Françaix during his concerts of the season:
Friday, October 5 at Pont-Aven: Theme and Variations for Clarinet and Piano – Quintet for Clarinet and Strings
Wednesday 24 October at Epernay: Octet
Association Jean Françaix: www.jeanfrancaix.org