Symphonic hit with Goran Gora. Honegger’s Symphonie Liturgique

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It might seem at first glance that listening to Honegger’s music is much more exciting than discussing his biography, but if we delve deeper, we uncover exciting stories about love, friendship, Bach, rugby, Bugatti, Montmartre and toy trains. Honegger’s Pacific 231 (1923) is dedicated to a powerful locomotive of his time with the wheels set on two, three, and a single axle. In his Symphonie Liturgique (1946), the composer ponders the relationship between the modern man and stupidity, cruelty, suffering, technocracy, and bureaucracy.

14 Mar

19.00 / Thursday / Riga, The Great Guild

Conductor

Ainars Rubikis

Program

  • Arthurs HONEGGER Pacific 231
  • Arthurs HONEGGER Symphonie Liturgique

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