Henri Tomasi

1901 - 1971

French

Summary

Biography

Henri Tomasi (Marseilles, 17th August 1901 - Paris, 13th January 1971) entered the Paris Conservatory at the age of sixteen where he studied under Georges Caussade, Paul Vidal, Vincent d’Indy and Philippe Gaubert. In 1927 he was awarded a First Prize for conducting and the Grand Prix de Rome. He began a joint career as composer and conductor. His many works show a preference for the theatre and, in the field of instrumental music, for wind instruments. Among his very many ballets and operas are La Grisi, Les Santons, Féerie laotienne, Miguel Mañara, L’Atlantide, Le triomphe de Jeanne, Le silence de la mer. Among his symphonic works, he has written concertos for the flute, trumpet, saxophone, viola, horn, clarinet, trombone, bassoon, and violin.

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Performances

2nd October 2022

SOLOISTS
Tine Thing Helseth
PERFORMERS
Symphony San José
CONDUCTOR
Andres Cardenas
LOCATION
California Theatre, San Jose , CA, United States of America

15th October 2022

SOLOISTS
Joe Lulloff
PERFORMERS
Western PIedmont Symphony
CONDUCTOR
Matthew Troy
LOCATION
P.E. Monroe Aduditorium, Hickory , NC, United States of America

25th October 2022

PERFORMERS
Royal Welsh College Symphony Orchestra
CONDUCTOR
David Jones
LOCATION
St David's Hall, Cardiff, United Kingdom

12th November 2022

PERFORMERS
Harrogate Symphony Orchestra
CONDUCTOR
Bryan Western
LOCATION
Royal Hall, Harrogate, United Kingdom

17th March 2023

SOLOISTS
Hakan Hardenberger
PERFORMERS
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
CONDUCTOR
Fabien Gabel
LOCATION
Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis , IN, United States of America

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