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.

Performances

30th April 2021

PERFORMERS
Orchestre de L'opera de Marseille
LOCATION
Opéra, Marseille, France

30th April 2021

PERFORMERS
Orchestre de l'Opéra de Marseille
CONDUCTOR
Lawrence Foster
LOCATION
Opéra, Marseille, France

6th May 2021

PERFORMERS
Students of CRR de Paris
CONDUCTOR
Fabrice Brunaud
LOCATION
Théâtre André Malraux, Rueil-Malmaison, France

10th June 2021

SOLOISTS
Wei-Hsin Chang
PERFORMERS
National Chia Yi University Orchestra
CONDUCTOR
Jeffry Liang
LOCATION
National Chia Yi University, Taiwan

13th June 2021

SOLOISTS
Rossen Rusinov; trombone
PERFORMERS
Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal
CONDUCTOR
Julia Jones
LOCATION
Historische Stadthalle Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany

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