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“In Mademoiselle’s Salon”


"I loved her as much as I hated her": here are the words of Michel Legrand on the subject of Nadia Boulanger. A ruthless demand mixed with tenderness and an unfailing sense of humor: "Mademoiselle" for her students, was undoubtedly one of the greatest French teachers of the last century. His demanding but stimulating musical and pedagogical thinking influenced the entire 20th century...

The Sostenuto Duo is passionate about this extraordinary musical personality and is offering for 2024 a new eclectic program in which the great pedagogue is evoked through the music of her own master (Fauré), her friends Stravinsky and Ravel), a few of his students and disciples (Gershwin, Françaix, Bernstein and Piazzolla), without forgetting his sister Lili.

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