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

26th February 2021

SOLOISTS
Kyle Sherman
PERFORMERS
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
CONDUCTOR
Miguel Harth-Bedoay
LOCATION
Bass Perf Hall / Fort Worth, TX / United States

27th February 2021

SOLOISTS
Kyle Sherman
PERFORMERS
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
CONDUCTOR
Miguel Harth-Bedoay
LOCATION
Bass Perf Hall / Fort Worth, TX / United States

28th February 2021

SOLOISTS
Kyle Sherman
PERFORMERS
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
CONDUCTOR
Miguel Harth-Bedoay
LOCATION
Bass Perf Hall / Fort Worth, TX / United States

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