Orchestre de Chambre de Genève concert, ‘From Geneva to Paris’/‘De Genève à Paris’

Sunday 08.09.2024

Immerse yourself in a vibrant musical universe with the Geneva Chamber Orchestra for a concert under the sign of joy, summer and celebration!

For this special programme entitled ‘From Geneva to Paris’/‘De Genève à Paris’, the OCG plays:

Mozart: Symphony No. 5 (composed just before Mozart's arrival in Geneva) (7 minutes): Let yourself be transported by the cheerful melody of this symphony, composed by the famous musician during his stay in Geneva.

Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme for cello and orchestra (20 minutes): Admire the virtuosity of this graceful and elegant cello concerto.

Honegger: Summer Pastoral (10 minutes): Escape into a bucolic landscape with this pastoral piece by the Swiss composer Honegger, full of poetry and lyricism.

Mozart: Symphony No. 31 ‘Paris’ (19 minutes): Rediscover the effervescent atmosphere of the French capital with this sparkling and lively symphony.

Duke Ellington: Caravan (arr. for chamber orchestra by Raphaël Merlin) (5 minutes): Let yourself be charmed by the syncopated rhythms and haunting harmonies of this jazz piece revisited for chamber orchestra.

This concert will be conducted by Raphaël Merlin, a virtuoso cellist and artistic and musical director of the Geneva Chamber Orchestra. His passion for music and his exceptional talent guarantee you an unforgettable moment.

Presented by Republic and canton of Geneva

A co-production of Presence Switzerland and the Geneva Chamber Orchestra