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A Faure Recital, Vol. 2: In paradisum / Lortie


Release Date: 03/27/2020 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 20149  
Composer:  Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Louis Lortie
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Louis Lortie’s second volume of Fauré features Nocturnes, Barcarolles, and the Theme and Variations in C sharp minor, along with transcriptions of the ‘Pie Jesu’ and ‘In paradisum’ from the Requiem.

For over three decades, French-Canadian pianist Louis Lortie has performed world-wide, building a reputation as one of the world’s most versatile pianists. He extends his interpretative voice across a broad spectrum of repertoire, and his performances and award-winning recordings attest to his remarkable musical range. In demand on five continents, Lortie has established long-term partnerships with orchestras such as the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, Orchestre National de France and Dresden Philharmonic in
Read more Europe, and the Philadelphia Orchestra, Dallas Symphony, San Diego Symphony and St Louis Symphony in the US. In his native Canada he regularly performs with the major orchestras in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Ottawa and Calgary. Further afield, collaborations include the Shanghai Symphony, the Hong Kong Philharmonic and the National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan, and the Adelaide and Sydney Symphony Orchestras. Regular partnerships with conductors include, among others, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Edward Gardner, Sir Andrew Davis, Jaap Van Zweden, Simone Young, Antoni Wit and Thierry Fischer. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Requiem, Op. 48: Pie Jesu by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888 rev 1893; France 
Notes: arr. L. Lortie for piano 
2.
Barcarolle for Piano no 12 in E flat major, Op. 106bis by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1915; France 
3.
Nocturne for Piano no 11 in F sharp minor, Op. 104 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913; France 
4.
Ballade for Piano in F sharp major, Op. 19 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1879; France 
5.
Nocturne for Piano no 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 74 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; France 
6.
Theme and Variations for Piano in C sharp minor, Op. 73 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; France 
7.
Barcarolle for Piano no 1 in A minor, Op. 26 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1880; France 
8.
Barcarolle for Piano no 10 in A minor, Op. 104 no 2 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913; France 
9.
Nocturne for Piano no 10 in E minor, Op. 99 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1908; France 
10.
Nocturne for Piano no 13 in B minor, Op. 119 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1921; France 
11.
Requiem, Op. 48: In paradisum by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1890; France 
Notes: arr. L. Lortie for piano 

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