Here is the video of the World Premiere of my piece for orchestra given at the Saint-Gervais Chuch in Jonzac, August 12th 2012 : Saint-Exupéry : de cœur, de sable et d’étoiles.
It was a commissioned by the Festival des Eurochestries en Charente-Maritime. The Festival theme was : Saint-Exupéry : Homage to his works.
The orchestra was filled with members of the following ensembles : Youth Orchestra of Turkey (Orhun Orhon, music director), Youth Orchestra of Soria (Borja Quintas, music director) (Spain), Youth String Orchestra of Laval (Manon Reddy, music director) (Quebec), Youth String Orchestra of Moscow (Vasili Valitov, music director), Clarinets Quartet Ômega (Brasil), Violins Ensemble VIVAlini of Krasnoyarsk (Elena Voytina, music director) (Russia) together with Andrei and Igor members of Young Men Choir Ladya from Togliatti (Galina Devyatkina, music director) (Russia).
My thanks to Claude Révolte, president 0f Eurochestries.
My thanks to Éric Moreau who introduced me to Mr Philippe de Saint-Exupéry from the Fondation Antoine de Saint-Exupéry pour la Jeunesse.
I wish to thank as well the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec for supporting me by taking care of the travel fees.