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Presto

With François-Xavier Roth. Hosted by Pierre Charvet

Pierre Charvet presents some masterworks of the classical repertoire with conductor François-Xavier Roth.

The program Presto presents classical music masterworks in a simple and dynamic tone. Sequences follow the rhythm of music. Comments avoid musicological details and focus solely on the music and its effect on the audience. The French composer Pierre Charvet goes back over the rich history of music with François-Xavier Roth conducting the ensemble Les Siècles, which plays on modern or epoch instruments depending on the work presented.

From Rameau to Mendelssohn, from Johann Sebastian Bach to Richard Wagner, this program offers to familiarize oneself with the broad historical context which has seen the birth of some famous masterworks, such as Rossini's Overture to William Tell or Fauré's Pavane. The ideal educational program to know a bit more about or rediscover masterworks of the music history.

Pierre Charvet comments


François-Xavier Roth conductor
Les Siècles

Movie director : François-René Martin

Duration : 01 h 01 min
Production date : 2007
Production : © Bel Air Media / Mirare Productions
Available version(s) : FR



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