Francis Poulenc

musicien français 1899-1963

New (re)creation of the historical 1958 reduction for 2 pianos of  Poulenc’s “Mamelles de Tirésias”, as arranged by Benjamin Britten (and approved by Poulenc). New edition by Emily Hendrich. Ariadne Grief (Thérèse), Matthew Morris (le mari), Anthony Birnie (le Directeur, Presto), Roger Vignoles (piano), Malcom Martineau / Philippe Riga (2nd piano). 18/10, 19/10 8pm; 21/10 4pm. Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh, UK.