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François Leleux
& Eric Le Sage

Charismatic oboist in recital
Wednesday 16 August 2017
The Queen's Hall

François Leleux Oboe
Eric Le Sage Piano

Saint-Saëns Oboe Sonata in D Op 166
Hindemith Oboe Sonata
Poulenc Oboe Sonata
Schumann Adagio and Allegro in A flat Op 70
Dutilleux Oboe Sonata
Schumann Three Romances Op 94
Dorati Duo concertante

François Leleux is a remarkable musician, undeniably the finest oboist of his generation, and an astonishingly expressive, charismatic player. He combines a distinctively dramatic sound with a sparkling, sly wit.

He is joined by compatriot Eric Le Sage, a regular musical collaborator famed for the spontaneity and freshness of his pianism.

From the song-like simplicity of Schumann’s tender Romances to the gentle lyricism of Saint-Saëns and the aching beauty of Poulenc’s sophisticated Sonata, they conclude with the searching intensity of Dutilleux and dazzling oboe pyrotechnics of Antal Dorati’s Duo concertante.

This concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3


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  • Running time: 
    1hr 45mins approx (one interval)

Venue

The Queen's Hall

85-89 Clerk Street
Edinburgh
EH8 9JG

Supported by

Mr Hedley G Wright

With additional support from

Institut français d'Ecosse
Le Bureau Export

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François Leleux Oboe
Eric Le Sage Piano

Saint-Saëns Oboe Sonata in D Op 166
Hindemith Oboe Sonata
Poulenc Oboe Sonata
Schumann Adagio and Allegro in A flat Op 70
Dutilleux Oboe Sonata
Schumann Three Romances Op 94
Dorati Duo concertante


More information about the artists

François Leleux
Website | Facebook

Eric Le Sage
Website


This event was part of a previous International Festival and is therefore unavailable to book.

The 2018 International Festival will be available to browse online in the spring.

Tickets

Centre Stalls: £32.50
Rear stalls: £28.50 £12 £9
Side stalls: £28.50 £23 £20 £9
Centre gallery: £32.50 £28.50 £23
Side gallery: £23 £12 £9

Current discounts

Students: 30% OFF
Senior citizens: 30% OFF
Unemployed: 30% OFF
BECTU, Equity, MU: 30% OFF
Under 18s: 50% OFF
Young Scot cardholders: 50% OFF