La Vie Parisienne
Break open the bubbly! After the year we’ve had, we’ve all earned a glass of champagne and no music sparkles more brightly than Offenbach’s Gaîté Parisienne.
The classic ballet takes all the composer’s fizziest tunes and gives them a luxury makeover.
Think can-cans, joie-de-vivre and Belle Époque Paris in all its ritzy, raucous excess.
The LPO’s Parisian guest conductor Fabien Gabel is bringing it all back tonight.
It’s the crowning flourish of a French-themed concert that begins with Ravel’s ravishing book of musical fairytales and features pianist Alexandra Dariescu in his brilliant, jazz influenced Concerto in G.
Naughty – but very, very nice.
- London Philharmonic Orchestra
- Fabien Gabel conductor
- Alexandra Dariescu piano
- Ravel: Ma mère l'Oye (Mother Goose) Suite arr. for orchestra; Piano Concerto in G
- Offenbach: Gaité Parisienne, ballet suite
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Dates & times
First broadcast: available from 8pm on Wed 28 Apr and for seven days on demand.
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