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2017.02.10 Concert, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles: Thomas Ades

Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles

10 February 2017, 8 pm

Los Angeles Philharmonic

Thomas Adès, conductor

Simon Keenlyside, baritone

Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano

Steven Isserlis, cello


Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte (c. 10 minutes) Program Notes

Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre (c. 8 minutes) Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre Program Notes

Thomas Adès: Lieux Retrouvés (LA Phil co-commission; US Premiere) (c. 15 minutes) Program Notes

Thomas Adès: Totentanz (West Coast Premiere) (c. 35 minutes)

More information and tickets

Sound bites

Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times, 12.02.17

“….“Totentanz” was written in memory of Polish composer Witold Lutoslawski and given its premiere at the Proms in London four years ago with soloists Simon Keenlyside and Christianne Stotijn, who also appeared at Disney……Keenlyside and Stotijn cut a thick, sardonic rug — he demanding, she imaginatively acquiescing…..”


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