Concert and screening at the Fondation des Etats Unis, Monday, March 10 around “Manhattan Rhapsody” Work for and by saxophone, orchestrated by Jean-Michel Goury, professor at the Conservatoire de Boulogne-Billancourt, with his saxophone ensemble. With the participation of American students from the Conservatoire de Boulogne-Billancourt, resident artists at the Fondation des Etats-Unis :
Don-Paul Kahl, Jacob Kopcienski, Noa Mick
PROGRAM OF THE EVENING:
19h: First broadcast: ” Captain Nemo’s secret agreements “, directed by Nelson Castro
“La nuit originelle” by Claudio Gabriele (for 3 alto saxs) “Manhattan Rhapsody” by Denis Levaillant (tenor sax and piano) “Nanook” trio by Thierry Pecou (2 saxs and piano) “Le Fakir” by Denis Levaillant (soprano sax and piano) “Calderosax” by Philippe GEISS (sopranino sax and set of 12 saxophones)
20:15: Broadcast of the ballet film “La petite danseuse de Degas” (beginning of the 2nd act) by Denis Levaillant
Orchestre de l’Opéra national de Paris conducted by Koen Kessels. Soloist (tenor sax): JM Goury. “The Joyfull Night” by Denis Levaillant – Poems by René Char and Paul Eluard (flute in G, tenor sax, celesta, piano) “Bess, You is My Woman” and “A woman is a certaintime thing” by George Gershwin/arr: Y Josset (flute in C, sax, viola, piano, celesta). “Captain Nemo’s “Les Accords secrets” by Denis Levaillant (set of 12 saxophones). “Suite American Stories” by George Gershwin/arr:JM Londeix (set of 12 saxophones).