Tag Archives: Requiem

Aide-toi, le ciel t’aidera

French composer Charles Gounod was born on June 17, 1818. He studied at the Conservatoire de Paris and won the Prix de Rome in 1839 for his cantata Fernand. This gave him the opportunity to study in Rome where he … Continue reading

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Faire quelque chose pour l’amour de l’art

French-Canadian conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin is new new man behind the podium at The Philadelphia Orchestra. His passion for his art is apparent. After the performance of Mozart’s Requiem on January 7, he told the audience that he reviews the score … Continue reading

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