La Folle Journée de Varsovie 2016 – Nature (35)
23–25 September 2016
FAMILY FUN (children aged above 6) / A FRESH LOOK AT THE CLASSICS ▫ in orchestral mode
Johnny Rasse / Jean Boucault bird singers
Geneviève Laurenceau violin
Shani Diluka piano
Orchestra of the Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera
Piotr Staniszewski conductor
Ewa Budny-Orłowska, Magdalena Kawalec, Grzegorz Maślanka, Karol Garczyński dance
Anna Szawiel host
Robert Schumann: Bird as Prophet from Waldszenen (Forest Scenes)
Pablo Casals: Song of the Birds
Enrique Granados: The Girl and the Nightingale from Goyescas
George Perlman: A Birdling Sings
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebee
Gioacchino Rossini: Overture to The Thieving Magpie
Richard Wagner: Overture to The Flying Dutchman
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Waltz of the Flowers and other fragments from The Nutcracker
Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Suite from Swan Lake (fragments)
Giacomo Puccini: fragments of Act II of Madama Butterfly
duration: 75 min.
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The programme of the seventh La Folle Journée de Varsovie embraces works inspired by nature ranging from the Renaissance to our times. The event’s three days will include around sixty concerts, gathering almost a thousand performers from all over the world. Besides performances from world-famous artists, the festival offers concerts for children, appearances by young performers, and unconventional presentations of classical music.