Stéphane Denève

The French magic of Stéphane Denève

Programme

  • Albert Roussel Bacchus et Ariane: Suite no. 2
  • Richard Rijnvos Australia (world premiere)
  • Maurice Ravel Daphnis et Chloé

Stéphane Denève dives "down under" with Richard Rijnvos. And with Ravel's sparkling Daphnis et Chloé, he shows why he is so renowned for his interpretation of French music.

Famous French ballets
French conductor Stéphane Denève has already shown in previous Matinees that he can work magic with French scores. In addition to his love of contemporary music, this is the main reason why he has become a regular guest conductor of the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra starting this season. Denève immediately puts a first exclamation point behind the collaboration with two superb French ballets - Roussel's flaming Bacchus et Ariane and Ravel's complete Daphnis et Chloé. The opportunity for the orchestra to excel in refinement and splashes of color.

Red earth and Aborigines
The regular guest conductor further solidifies his relationship with the orchestra with new notes from Dutch soil. If there is one Dutch composer who can rival the colorfulness and rhythmic finesse of French scores, it is Richard Rijnvos. In the spring of 2022, he impressed with his breathtaking Amérique du Sud. Now Denève takes on the premiere of the latest movement from the Grand Atlas cycle with Australia. The sound of red earth and Aborigines translated into the world of Rijnvos.

Date:
Saturday, April 20, 2024
Time:
14:15
Intermission:
Yes
Location:
The Royal Concertgebouw

Amsterdam
-
Large Hall

Performers

Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Go to the website
Stéphane Denève
Conductor
View profile
Netherlands Radio Choir
Choir
Go to the website
Martin Wright
Choir conductor

Coming soon

Bram van Sambeek
Thursday, April 25, 2024
AVROTROS Friday Concert

Dima Slobodeniouk: Dvořák's Seventh

Sunday, April 28, 2024
The Sunday Morning Concert

Dvořák's 7th symphony and Rossini's Bassoon Concerto

Hannes Minnaar
Saturday, May 11, 2024
NTR Saturday Matinee

Canellakis, Minnaar, Shostakovich and De Graaff

12 May 2024

Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Karina Canellakis at Wiener Musikverein – Beethoven and Shostakovich

Noa Wildschut
Friday, May 17, 2024
AVROTROS Friday Concert

Petrenko and Wildschut play Tchaikovsky & Sheherezade

Sunday, May 19, 2024
The Sunday Morning Concert

Rimsky-Korsakov's Sheherazade and Tchaikovsky with Noa Wildschut

Markus Stenz
Saturday, June 1, 2024
NTR Saturday Matinee

Unsuk Chin: Alice in Wonderland

Karina Canellakis
Friday, June 14, 2024
AVROTROS Friday Concert

Final concert: La Damnation de Faust by Berlioz

Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Other series

VriendenLoterij Summer Concerts – Bomsori Kim returns with Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto

Follow us on social media