Three Generations of French Composers, with Escaich

Saturday, September 12, 2020
8:00 PM

Organist Thierry Escaich joins the Boston Symphony Orchestra for Saint-Saëns's tour-de-force "Organ" Symphony and a concerto by Poulenc, plus Alain Altinoglu conducts music from Debussy's "Pelleas and Melisande."

Alain Altinoglu, conductor
Thierry Escaich, organ

This concert is no longer available on demand.

DEBUSSY (arr. ALTINOGLU) Suite from Pelleas and Melisande
POULENC Concerto for Organ, String Orchestra, and Timpani
SAINT-SAËNS Symphony No. 3, Organ Symphony

Thierry Escaich describes the artistic possibilities of the Symphony Hall Aeolian-Skinner organ in music by Poulenc and Saint-Saëns in a preview of the concert with WCRB's Brian McCreath: