Classique vous avez dit classique : Martin Barral and the orchestra from Orsay

A radio program hosted by Laure Schnapper every two Wednesday on Judaïques FM

Classique vous avez dit classique – March 1, 2017, Judaïques FM (94,8)


Laure Schnapper, with Martin Barral, present the orchestra of Orsay’s Campus, that will perform in March 2017 four concerts of music from the composers Fernand Halphen, Gabriel Fauré and Camille Saint-Saëns.
We will hear excerpts from the 2nd symphony by Félix Mendelsohn, the Andante religioso by Fernand Halphen and the concerto for violin by Camille Saint-Saëns.


Laure Schnapper is a musicologist in the G. Simmel Centre in EHESS university where she teaches. She is also president of the European Institute for Jewish Music.
After the publication of her PhD, L’ostinato, procédé musical universel (Champion, 1998), she wrote many articles about music in France in the 19th century, as well as a book on Henri Herz, magnat du piano. La vie musicale en France au XIXe siècle (Editions de l’EHESS, 2011), which received the Prix des Muses award. She also dedicated several articles on “degenerated” music, to the exiled composer Joseph Kosma, and to the composer Fernand Halphen (1872-1917).
In 2017, she directed the publication of the book Du salon au front. Fernand Halphen (1872-1917), compositeur, mécène et chef de musique militaire at the Hermann editions.

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