Music of the Week: Sept. 24, 2021: Cantique de Jean Racine Op 11 (Fauré)

Beautiful interpretation of Fauré’s choral piece by the Orchestre de Paris and choir under the direction of Paavo Järvi.

Fauré was a French composer, organist, pianist, and teacher who lived in the 19th and early 20th centuries. One of the most prominent French composers of his time, he is viewed as a bridge between the end of romanticism and the beginning of modernism.

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