Concerts & Shows

2019-2020 Concerts & Shows

Ravel Transatlantique

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  • October 3, 2019

Acclaimed pianist Hélène Tysman and the ensemble les Percussions Claviers de Lyon will interpret a selection of compositions by Maurice Ravel - Rapsodie Espagnole (1907), Gaspard de la Nuit (1908)and Concerto in G major (1932), along with Rhapsody in Blue (1924)  by George Gershwin. All of the pieces were first created during Ravel's "crazy tour" of North America in 1928, a trip during which he met George Gershwin. Ravel's classical music is here notably influenced by American jazz rhythms.

$30 per person ; free for Lycée students
    • Hélène Tysman is a renowned pianist, winner of the prestigious International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. She has played internationally and recently diversified her work, collaborating with a variety of artists.

      Hélène Tysman is a renowned pianist, winner of the prestigious International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. She has played internationally and recently diversified her work, collaborating with a variety of artists.

    • Les Percussions Claviers de Lyon bring together marimbas, vibraphones and xylophones, creating original rhythmic music as well as interpreting classics by Debussy, Ravel, and Bernstein.

      Les Percussions Claviers de Lyon bring together marimbas, vibraphones and xylophones, creating original rhythmic music as well as interpreting classics by Debussy, Ravel, and Bernstein.