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Brussels Philharmonic

Grieg. Peer Gynt

  • Brussels Philharmonic & Vlaams Radio Koor

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Topstuk Grieg

orchestral
Fri 24 Jan 2020 -20.00
Concert hall
introduction by Francis Maes 19.15
start 20.00
expected end time 22.30

Standard €22.00 - €42.00

Reduction -26 €11.00 - €21.00

Reduction 65+ €19.80 - €37.80

Incl. booking fee and forwarding costs

At last, the entire Grieg masterpiece

Edvard Grieg never wrote a truly Norwegian opera, even though that was his dearest wish. Peer Gynt was the only work that even came close. For that, he wrote music to accompany text written by the great Norwegian playwright Hendrik Ibsen. Grieg never fulfilled his dream of transferring the entire work from the theatre to the concert hall. It was only 35 years ago, when the full original score resurfaced, that this once again became possible. In this concert, the Brussels Philharmonic perform this rarely heard version of Peer Gynt's wondrous  journey, illustrated with some of Grieg’s most immortal melodies, such as Morning Mood and In the Hall of the Mountain King.

In collaboration with Het Banket

programme

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
Peer Gynt

performers

Brussels Philharmonic: orchestra
Vlaams Radiokoor: choir
Stéphane Denève: conductor
Filip Jordens: acting
Jolien De Gendt (Solveig), Kelly Poukens (Anitra), Kristien Nijs, Sarah Van Mol & Evi Roelants (3 Satyrs), Conor Biggs (Thief) & Philippe Souvagie (Healer): soloists
Brechtje Louwaard & Tristan Versteven: text & concept
Gerda Dendooven: illustrations

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Brussels Philharmonic: orchestra
Vlaams Radiokoor: choir
Stéphane Denève: conductor
Filip Jordens: acting
Joli...

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Fri 24 Jan 2020 -20.00
Concert hall
introduction by Francis Maes 19.15
start 20.00
expected end time 22.30

Standard €22.00 - €42.00

Reduction -26 €11.00 - €21.00

Reduction 65+ €19.80 - €37.80

Incl. booking fee and forwarding costs

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