Alexandre Bloch, conductor
Liza Kerob, violin
Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Francis Poulenc: Sinfonietta
Hector Berlioz: Rêverie et Caprice
Ernest Chausson: Poème op. 25
Igor Stravinsky: Symphony in C major
There are shades of the Seine on the banks of Aurajoki river as the Turku Philharmonic presents a programme of French music from the turn of the 20th century under Alexandre Bloch, returning for a second appearance with the orchestra. Poulenc’s lilting and rhythmic Sinfonietta forms a natural pair with the temperamental Symphony of Igor Stravinsky, who also used to live in France. Liza Kerob performs two lovely, lyrical works: Rêverie et Caprice by Berlioz and Poème by Chausson. Kerob has recorded the Berlioz with the Monte Carlo Philharmonic.