Jean Saulnier

Masters Series
03Aug — Reitoria U.Porto, 19h30

Jean Saulnier leads an active career as a recitalist, chamber musician and teacher, with broad experience in both the solo and the chamber music repertoire. He is a sought-after collaborator by the best musicians from Canada and abroad, speaking eloquently to the flexibility, natural playing ability, and spirit of partnership he brings to every performance.A recipient of numerous prizes in national and international competitions, including the William Kapell International Competition, the Prix d’Europe and the Leschetizky Competition, Jean Saulnier has performed in Canada, United States, South America and Europe. He has been guest soloist with renowned orchestras such as the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, the Orchestre symphonique de Québec, the Orchestre Métropolitain, the Rochester Philharmonic and I Musici de Montréal. He is frequently heard in major Canadian music festivals and on CBC radio.


Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Prelúdio no.1 (vol. 1) “Les Danseuses de Delphes”
Prelúdio no. 5 (vol.1): Les Collines d’Anacapri
Prelúdio no 9 (vol.1) : La Sérénade Interrompue
Estudo no. 11 “Pour les Arpèges Composés”
Prelúdio no 6 (vol.1) “Des pas sur la Neige” - L’isle joyeuse


Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Capriccio em Fá sustenido menor,  Op. 76, No. 1

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Kreisleriana, Op. 16

1. Äußerst bewegt (Extremamente emocionado)
2. Sehr innig und nicht zu rasch (Muito interiormente e não muito rápido)
3. Sehr aufgeregt (Muito agitato)
4. Sehr langsam (Muito lentamente)
5. Sehr lebhaft (Muito animado)
6. Sehr langsam (Muito lentamente), B-flat major
7. Sehr rasch (Muito rápido)
8. Schnell und spielend (Rápido e divertido)

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