The Birds Concert

This program evokes, through the fascination of men for birds, a certain vision of music in the 17th and 18th centuries, between science, nature and culture.

Bird song is very different from the sound of instruments, but no other animal has given so much inspiration to musicians and composers, from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. Through fascination for birdsong this programme brings to life a certain vision of the music of the 17th and 18th centuries focusing on science, nature and culture.

Program at 3 or 5 musicians:
Kôske Nozaki, recorders and flageolets
(Serge Saitta, traverso)
Florence Bolton, viola da gamba
Benjamin Perrot, theorbo
(Clément Geoffroy / Jean-Miguel Aristizabal , harpsichord)

Music of:
* Jean-Philippe Rameau (v.1683-1764)
* Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
* François Couperin (1668-1733)
* Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
* Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
* Vincent Bouchot (né en 1966)

This project is part of the Parcours de Production Solidaire program of the Centre-Val de Loire Region. Mécénat Musical Société Générale is a sponsor of the project La Musique des oiseaux.

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