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CANCELLED - Ludovic Morlot conducts the Academy Symphony Orchestra

Ludovic Morlot in a suit

Ludovic Morlot conductor
Katy Smith violin
Margarita Balanas cello

Dutilleux Métaboles
Saint-Saëns La muse et le poète, Op 132
Debussy Ibéria from Images

Alumnus Ludovic Morlot, Conductor Emeritus of the Seattle Symphony, makes his debut appearance with the Academy Symphony Orchestra for an all-French programme. Dutilleux’s Métaboles of 1965 moves away from traditional forms and presents musical ideas that undergo radical transformations in a series of metamorphoses, each highlighting a particular instrumental group.

Advanced Diploma students Katy Smith and Margarita Balanas perform the solo parts in Saint-Saēns’s La muse et le poète for violin, cello and orchestra. The concert closes with the second of Debussy’s ‘images’ for orchestra, infused with Spanish folk music.

Image © Lisa Marie Mazzucco

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