What is it like to live in Russia, in the midst of endless forests, snowfields and icy waters? What mystery lies behind these huge spaces?
There is something indefinable about the Slavic people, this Slavic "soul", a deep despair and at the same time, a passionate and exalted character, an overflowing energy, an artistic sensitivity and a true reflection on life.
Naturally exuberant, the Slavic man feels the need to sing and dance his emotions.
From gypsy music to Russian folk songs, from festive colours to the grandeur of the Nordic countries, the programme lifts a corner of the veil on the sensitive and passionate world of Eastern Europe, thanks to composers who have left their mark on the history of music.