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Embassy of France
Across Reservoir Road from Georgetown University 4101 Reservoir Road, NW Washington, DC 20007
202-944-6400
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attended Feb 26 2013

The event was very good but parking on the road was difficult in the rain for those of us with handicaps. When I asked to park in the garage (as in the past), I was told to leave the grounds or the guard would call the police!

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Quotes & Highlights

“Percussion Claviers de Lyon plays with great style and high energy.” —allmusic.com
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Description

In this performance, Percussions Claviers de Lyon will demonstrate its versatility with its Portrait of Claude Debussy, a program celebrating the 150th anniversary of the impressionist composer’s birth, which includes works by Debussy as well as Thierry Pécou and François Narboni, French contemporary composers inspired by him. 

Program 

Portrait of Claude Debussy 

- Claude Debussy…..Two Nocturnes* 

- Claude Debussy…..Four Preludes** 

- François Narboni…..Rigodon*** 

- Thierry Pécou…..L’Arbre aux Fleurs / The Tree Flowers**** 

  • For symphonic orchestra, transcription for percussion quintet by Gérard Lecointe 
  • For piano solo, transcription for percussion quintet by Gérard Lecointe 
  • Homage to Claude Debussy 
  • Commissioned by Percussions Claviers de Lyon