The BBCSO had a major French theme running throughout its 2013/2014 Barbican Centre’s season, featuring French conductors, soloists and music by 20 different composers. 9 different works from French composers were performed among which six British premieres and one world premiere by Tristan Murail.
Tristan Murail (FR) - Reflections / Reflets I – Spleen
Gérard Grisey (FR) - Mégalithes
Hugues Dufourt (FR) - Piano Concerto
Pierre Boulez (FR) - Cummings ist der Dichter
Gérard Pesson (FR) - Ravel à son âme
Marc-André Dalbavie (FR) - Concerto for flute
Bruno Mantovani (FR) - Concerto for two pianos
Olivier Messiaen (FR) - Éclairs sur l’au-delà...
Pascal Dusapin (FR) - Concerto pour violon
Arthur Honegger (FR) - Rugby
French / British
Barbican Centre - London, United Kingdom