Concert

Laurence Equilbey conducts Beethoven's Ninth Symphony — With Camille Schnoor, Okka van der Damerau, Benjamin Bruns, Günther Groissböck

Insula orchestra

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Cast

Camille Schnoor — Soprano
Okka Von der Damerau — Contralto
Benjamin Bruns — Tenor
Günther Groissböck — Bass
Chœur Accentus
Christophe Grapperon — Chorus Master
Laurence Equilbey — Conductor

Program notes

Conductor Laurence Equilbey welcomes you to the sublime Seine Musicale for an evening in the company of prestigious lyrical artists. Camille Schnoor, Okka van der Damerau, Benjamin Bruns and Günther Groissböck take on the roles of soloists in the most famous of symphonies, Beethoven’s Ninth! The prestigious stage will also serve as the backdrop for a unique large-scale experiment: during the performance, the set-up of the orchestra will change for each movement, allowing us to observe how differences in the position of each orchestral section impact the listening experience. A celebration worthy of the genius composer’s 250th birthday, with the Insula orchestra, known for its “historically informed” interpretations, and the Accentus chorus…

 

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Directed by:
Olivier Simonnet
Venue: La Seine Musicale (Boulogne-Billancourt, France)
Broadcast date: Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 6:00 PM
Production date: 2020
Duration: 1 h 9 min
Production: © Camera lucida productions. Avec le soutien du Département des Hauts-de-Seine.
Resolution: Full HD