A programme of music composed by three leading French composers, Francis Poulenc, Maurice Duruflé, and Olivier Messiaen, who were all working in Paris during World War 2, when the city was occupied by the German army, and governance was transferred to the puppet Vichy government.
Performed by Hughes Hall Senior Member pianist Ian de Massini and singer Jennifer Bastable.
Poulenc: Voyage à Paris; Française; Priez pour paix; Sanglots; Les Chemins de l’Amour.
Duruflé: Fugue sur le non d’Alain (piano solo) – World Premiere; Pie Jesu from the Requiem Mass.
Messiaen: Four movements from the song-cycle Harawi.
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 from 18:00 to 19:00 (BST)