Get drunk with Debussy played by the goddesses
「Philia Hall 25th Anniversary Concert Claude Debussy 100 Years After Death Chamber Music Retrospective Exhibition」
(TOP image) Tamaki Kawakubo (C) Yuji Hori / Mie Kobayashi (C) Akira Muto / Yoshiko Kawamoto / Mari Endo (C) Katsumi Nakayama
Yurie Miura (C) Yuji Hori / Yoshie Ueno (C) Akira Muto / Naoko Yoshino (C) Akira Muto
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File.3 Claude Debussy 100 Years After Death Chamber Music Retrospective Exhibition
(Kosaburo Mori / Music Writer)
Claude Debussy (1862-1918), a great French composer famous for his symphonic poem "The Sea", decided to compose "Six Sonatas for Various Instruments" in his last years. It was also to counter the prosperous German composers of the time and to show the world the splendor of French music.
It was a serious writing from the beginning, but at that time and even now, most of the composers in the classical music world are of German descent. Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, as well as Brahms, Wagner, Mendelssohn, etc., all come to mind and become German composers.
German music is a bit rough, but I was particular about the structure and form. When I see the "form" a little, I'm worried about "Wakatta!". And that became "fun!" And "talking!", And in fact I love it too.
So what is Debussy's music?
I still remember how I felt when I first heard it.
I'm not sure.
Is it fashionable?
Glitter and beautiful.
But veryI feel free ... it was fresh.
Certainly there are nuances reminiscent of the touch of a French Impressionist painter.
If Monet tried to depict the transition of light and the passage of time in the fixed plane of painting, Debussy would have a colorful and three-dimensional image of what he hears through the temporal art of music. It can be said that he left. (By the way, Debussy himself seems to have hated being called an "Impressionist")
Toru Takemitsu of contemporary music, jazz pianist Bill Evans. The music of people influenced by Debussy is also free and elusive, and is transparent and beautiful.
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Debussy's death, a concert covering chamber music works will be held. The venue is the Philia Hall in Aoba-ku, Yokohama, a chamber music hall of fame that is perfect for enjoying an ensemble with a small number of people.
The instruments used are violin, viola, cello, piano, flute, and harp. It is a program where you can enjoy various combinations of tones and sounds, from solo performances to ensembles by up to five people.
The performers are all the talented regulars of Philia Hall's famous series "Encounter with the Goddess (Muse)", and of course only those who are good at French music. You can imagine Debussy, who didn't dislike women (it is said that he had a lot of troubles), was happy with Ninmari in the world.
Even the sonatas of his later years who died after being able to compose only 3 songs while aiming for 6 songsOf course, it will be played.
Yoshie Ueno (C) Akira Muto, Yoshiko Kawamoto, Naoko Yoshino (C) Akira Muto
My personal recommendation is "Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp".
The main melody with a mysterious and slightly inaccessible atmosphere.
I will try my best to follow it with my ears.
Anxiety when I suddenly lose sight of it.
And the feeling of relief that I feel when it reappears out of nowhere.
Naoko Yoshino, the best harp in the world when you play this song, is a beautiful harp feat. Enjoy it!
Philia Hall 25th Anniversary Concert
Chamber Music Retrospective Exhibition 100 Years After Claude Debussy's Death
Date: Saturday, November 24, 2018
Venue: Yokohama City Aoba Ward Cultural Center Philia Hall
Start: 14: 00 / Scheduled to end: 16:30
Price: (All seats reserved) S seat ¥ 6,000 / A seat ¥ 5,500
*See below for details
A hall for classical music on the 5th floor of the main building of Aobadai Tokyu Square South-1. The hall has a shoebox type without a proscenium arch, which is represented by the four major halls in the world. Even from the scale of 500 seats, the audience seats and the stage are integrated to create a sense of intimacy not only in sound but also visually. You can enjoy the overflowing performance.
Address2-1-1 Aobadai, Aoba-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa Aobadai Tokyu Square South-1 Main Building 5th floor
TEL045-982-9999 (Ticket Center)
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