Centennial of the passing of Fernand Halphen

Events organized for this celebration

For the centennial year of the passing of Fernand Halphen (1872 - 1917), several events will take place : Concerts, publication of a collective book, and release of a new CD at the end of 2017.

Four concerts
During March 2017, 4 concerts performed by the Orchestra of the Campus of Orsay, in partnership with the EIJM, will put in light works from fernand Halphen, alongside with works from Gabriel Fauré (from whom he was a student) and of Camille Saint-Saëns.

On the program :
- the symphony in ut minor by Fernand Halphen, which hasn’t been performed since 1930,
- the concerto n°3 for violin by Saint-Saëns with a Gabriel Tchalik on the violin,
- overture of "Masques et Bergamasques" by Fauré.

A collective book to be published
A collective work entitled Du salon au front : Fernand Halphen (1872-1917), compositeur, mécène et chef de musique militaire, under the direction of Laure Schnapper, with the collaboration of Pierre-André Meyer- Préface by Hervé Roten, will be published in April 2017 for the centennila of this composer and patron, killed for France.

Release of a new CD in the « Classics » collection by the EIJM Publishing House
At the end of 2017, a new CD in the Classics collection will be released, including in particular the symphony in ut minor by Fernand Halphen.


Read Fernand Halphen’s biography

Order the double CD dedicated to Fernand Halphen

Order sheet music by Fernand Halphen

Watch the concert dedicated to Fernand Halphen performed at the MAHJ

Listen to the radio show on fernand Halphen (in French)

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