Bard Music Festival Presents
Friday, February 19, 2021 – Thursday, February 25, 2021
A Program of French Piano Music
Inspired by the World of Nadia Boulanger
A recital of French music featuring pianists Danny Driver and Piers Lane recorded at The Menuhin Hall, Sussex, England in November 2020.
César Franck (1822–90) Organ Chorale No. 1, arranged for 2 pianos by Henri Duparc (1890)
Lili Boulanger (1893–1918) Theme and Variations (1914)
Gabriel Fauré (1845–1924) Theme and Variations in C-sharp minor, Op. 73 (1895)
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1921) Variations on a Theme of Beethoven for Two Pianos, Op. 35 (1874)
An Introduction to Music by French Composers
Join renowned scholars Byron Adams and Kimberly Francis for an introduction to works by four composers who helped shape the history of French music—César Franck, Camille Saint-Saëns, Gabriel Fauré, and Lili Boulanger—and the person who connects them, Nadia Boulanger.
The recital and Scholar Talk were offered as a limited stream from February 19–25, 2021, and are not currently available to view.
For more information, call 845-758-6822,
or visit https://fishercenter.bard.edu/events/driver-lane.