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

22nd August 2021

SOLOISTS
João Martinho
PERFORMERS
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg
CONDUCTOR
Kent Nagano
LOCATION
Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, Germany

23rd August 2021

SOLOISTS
Håkan Hardenberger
PERFORMERS
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
CONDUCTOR
Fabien Gabel
LOCATION
Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden

29th August 2021

PERFORMERS
Orchestre des Gardiens de la Paix
LOCATION
Eglise de la Madeleine, Paris, France

13th May 2022

SOLOISTS
Kyle Sherman, trumpet
PERFORMERS
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
CONDUCTOR
Miguel Harth-Bedoya
LOCATION
Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, United States of America

14th May 2022

SOLOISTS
Kyle Sherman, trumpet
PERFORMERS
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
CONDUCTOR
Miguel Harth-Bedoya
LOCATION
Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, United States of America

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