Bride and Groom of the Eiffel Tower – April 8, Bourgie Hall LiveEvents April 1, 2017 2523 Bride and Groom of the Eiffel Tower – NEM Les mariés de la tour Eiffel (Bride and Groom of the Eiffel Tower, 1938-1939) is the title of both a painting by Chagall and a Surrealist collective ballet composed in 1921 to a libretto by Jean Cocteau. This work is preceded by Poulenc’s trendy Parisian cantata, a masterpiece by Debussy, and a fanciful suite by Germaine Tailleferre, the only woman member of the famous Groupe des Six. Presented by the NEM in collaboration with the Arte Musica Foundation Duration: 2 Hrs Artists NOUVEL ENSEMBLE MODERNE (NEM) Normand Forget, conductor Jean Maheux, baritone Programme POULENC Le bal masqué for baritone and small ensemble DEBUSSY Prélude à “L’après-midi d’un faune” (arr. Schoenberg) TAILLEFERRE Suite burlesque (arr. M. Bettez) AURIC, MILHAUD, POULENC, TAILLEFERRE and HONEGGER Les mariés de la tour Eiffel (arr. M. Constant) For tickets and information: www.mbam.qc.ca/en/concerts 514-285-2000 Bourgie Concert Hall 1339 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2E8 Related
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