An intense Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher from the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Honneger: Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher

At the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam on the 27th of September, 2018

“I tried hard to be accessible to the man in the street while at the same time keeping the musician interested,” Arthur Honegger said of Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher (Joan of Arc at the Stake). This powerful, semi-staged version of his oratorio/mystery play at the Concertgebouw proved how eminently he achieved his goal.

Full review on Bachtrack.








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