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Symposium 50 - Poulenc’s Centenary

2 May 1999



  • Sonate pour clarinette et piano (1962)

    Allegro tristamente
    Allegro con fuoco


    Francis Poulenc

  • MIROIRS BRÛLANTS (Poems by Paul Eluard)

    Tu vois le feu du soir (1938)
    Je nommerai ton front (1939)



  • Trio pour piano, hautbois et basson (1926)

    Andante con moto
    RONDO: Très Vif



  • Sonate pour flûte et piano (1957)

    Allegretto malincolico
    Presto giocoso



  • Sextour pour piano, flûte, hautbois, clarinette, basson et cor (1932-39)

    Allegro vivace: Très Vite et emporté
    FINALE: Prestissimo—Très lent





    We wish to express our gratitude to Helicon’s Members
    whose support has made possible the events of this, our fourteenth season:

    Directors Circle

    Joan K. Easton, Zoltan Ovary, M.D.

    Sponsoring Members
    Lisa and Paul Welch

    Sustaining Members
    Timothy B. Harwood, Jeanne and David Martowski,
    David S. Moyer, Marion and Phil Ponzek, and Susan W. Rose

    Patty Otis Abel and Dennis R. Reiff, Leslie Armstrong, AIA, Abbe Aronson and Barry Wacksman,
    Cynthia Bolt, Nancy Cardozo, Denise M. Caven, V. Edward Dent, Pamela Drexel, Edward K. Dunham, M.D.,
    Geraldine C. Ford and Emory M. Ford Foundation, Bruce J. Grossman, Gail S. and Ernst R. Habicht, Jr.,
    Franklin Heller and Christian Steiner, Hannah H. Helms, Louise Hodgson, Sarah O. H. Johnson and Keith Lubell,
    Tibor Kerekes, Elizabeth Krimendahl, Psy.D., Peter C. Lombardo, M.D., Karen McLaughlin and Mark Schubin, Sarah G. Miles, Ernest Osle and Tara O’Leary, Heidi Rotterdam, M.D., Irwin S. Scherzer, Laura Schoen, Joe and Ann Scozzafava,
    Linda Grass Shapiro, Carol and Gerard Silverman, Arlene and Bruce Simon,
    William and Lavinia Simon, Jason Starr and Dr. Catherine Keller, Ruth Turner, Dianne and Bob Whitecotton,
    Joanne Witty and Eugene J. Keilin, and Susan Zolla-Pazner and Sherman Pazner

    Mary Rodgers Guettel, Sir Robert J. Campbell, M.D., KSJ and Sir Cesare L. Santeramo, KSJ, and Peter Yarrow

    Albert Fuller, President and Artistic Director, Franklin Heller, Treasurer, William A. Simon, Secretary,
    Joan K. Easton, Michael C. Hanes, Timothy B. Harwood, David S. Moyer, Zoltan Ovary, M.D., Patrick Rucker, Pamela Drexel

    Advisory Committee
    Leslie Armstrong, AIA, Abbe Aronson, Dorianne Beyer, James M. Cornacchia, Marianne Carroll, Jere T. Farrah,
    Mark Golderman, Randolph Harrison, Robert M. Light, Karen McLaughlin, Sherman S. Pazner, M.D., Richard Schemm,
    Thomas Sokolowski, Barry Wacksman, Lisa Welch, Dianne Whitecotton, Bob Whitecotton, Susan Zolla-Pazner, Ph.D.

    Craig Logan Jackson†, Gregory B. Smith†, Miss Alice Tully†

    James R. Roe, Executive Director
    Matthew Herren, Administrative Assistant

Special Thanks

    For their assistance with this 50th Symposium, Helicon is deeply grateful to
    the estate of Gladys Krieble Delmas, The Alice Tully Foundation, and to
    Peter Helm for the loan of his 1887 New York Steinway piano.