Claude Debussy, The Gift of Space

Jean-François Zygel's music lesson

Jean-François Zygel, an incomparable pianist and teacher, presents a music lesson, illustrated on the piano and with the participation of the cellist Henri Demarquette and the Quatuor Klimt. One hour of words and music, filmed live, to discover the secrets of Debussy's music.

The music lessons

The lessons given during the last 10 years by Jean-François Zygel, the incomparable pianist and teacher, at the Town Hall of the 20th arrondissement in Paris and then in the Théâtre du Châtelet that the Production company Naïve filmed in recent years are famous.

They have helped us to gain a special insight into the works of Bartok, Chopin, Shostakovich, Debussy, Fauré, Mendelssohn, Ravel, and more recently Mozart and Schubert. During these music lessons, Jean-François Zygel presents the composers' works, providing his own piano accompaniment, and is often joined by musicians. In this way he enables his audience to (re)discover part of the classical music repertoire from the inside, in a manner which is both fun and original.

Jean-François Zygel piano

Quatuor Klimt
Henri Demarquette cello

Movie director : Marie-Christine Gambart
Collection : Jean-François Zygel's Lesson In Music
Musical period : Music from the 20th century

Duration : 01 h 10 min
Location : Town Hall of the XXth arrondissement (Paris, France)
Recording date : 2003
Production date : 2003
Production : © TELESCOPE Audiovisuel
Available version(s) : FR

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