The Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra has already organized several events around the Music Baccalaureate in the past, which brought together Radio France (the Directorate of Music and Creation and France Music), France Télévisions and the Ministry of National Education. For example, the concerts aroundAtom heart mother from Pink Floyd , on the 2011 bac program or on two chamber works by Mozart in 2016.
This year, the baccalaureate gives a large place to Beethoven on the occasion of the 250th anniversary of his birth with the Fifth Symphony.
Two concerts will take place at the Radio France Auditorium to give young music lovers an insight into this emblematic work. ATaround this monument, given in its entirety, other composers will be re-interpreted over time: starting from Bach with Immortal Bach compositiongiNorwegian poser Knut nystedt performed by the Choir of Radio France, up to Maurice Ravel with a world premiere by Frédéric Verrières plublic treasure. As for the famous "4 poms of the 5e », They will even take on the appearance of Mambo and symphonic disco.
The Radio France Auditorium will welcome for the first session at 2 p.m. more than fifty classes from all over France, and in the evening at 8 p.m., it will open its doors to all young people under 28 years of age.
Broadcast live on Culture Box and France Musique, this 8 p.m. concert will give everyone the opportunity to take advantage of this program designed around Beethoven for the 250th anniversary of its birth.
The site francemusique.fr, will also offer video content such as "The underside of a masterpiece" and "A work to share" made especially for the occasion and supplemented by numerous articles in the Bac dossier, produced each year by writing the channel.
Between the two concerts, an open stage will be offered to high school students who will also engage in the game of revisiting, in the public spaces of the Maison de la radio, at 3:15 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. These productions, encouraging musical practice, will have been developed in class, as part of the optional programs for the first and final grades.