Maurice Ravel

Windscape
Brian Hatton

Ravel claimed that all music could be transcribed for instruments other than those for which it was originally written, as long as "good taste presides." On this new CD of wind quintet arrangements of some of his most beloved works, good taste certainly does preside. 

Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Marco Borggreve / Deutsche Grammophon

Saturday, July 29, 2017

8:00 PM

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Paul Groves, tenor
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
Children’s Chorus

STRAVINSKY Chant funèbre
RAVEL Piano Concerto for the left hand
BERLIOZ Te Deum

Hear this concert on demand

Dario Acosta / Deutsche Grammophon

Saturday night at 8, travel back in time to sunny July with the sounds of Ravel, Haydn, Adès, and Mozart at Tanglewood, in an encore broadcast of the BSO.

Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Decca

Saturday, February 17, 2018
8:00 PM

Jacques Lacombe, conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Tanglewood Festival Chorus

DEBUSSY (orch. RAVEL) Sarabande et Danse
RAVEL Piano Concerto for the left hand
RAVEL Daphnis et Chloé (complete)

Maurice Ravel, seated at a piano, with a birthday hat
Photo by Lipnitzki/Roger Viollet/Getty Images

The great French composer Maurice Ravel turns 142 today, and it seems like he's popping up everywhere, both in the news and in the concert hall.

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