Voice, piano and video recital “Songs and dances of death”

Recital by Karina Desbordes (soprano), Sylvie Lechevalier (piano) and Benoît Labourdette (video).
22 September 2018. Published by Benoît Labourdette.
Temps de lecture : 0 min  

Eternal Russian melodies in a poetic visual universe drawn live on architecture thanks to video projection.

On Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 8pm, at the Église écossaise de Paris (17 rue Bayard 75008 Paris), Karina Desbordes (soprano), Sylvie Lechevalier (piano) and Benoît Labourdette (video) offered a three-part poetic recital with this program:

  • Melodies
    • Nikolaï Rimski-Korsakov
    • Piotr Ilitch Tchaïkovski
    • Sergueï Rachmaninov
  • Songs and dances of death
    • Modeste Moussorgski
Extrait audio : “Solitude” - Piotr Ilitch Tchaïkovski - Op.73 n.6

Thank to Romain Baujard for the video recording.

Karina Desbordes’s website : www.karinadesbordes.com

Performing arts is my training and my initial culture. Young actor in the 90’s with among other La Compagnie du Chaland and Trottoir Express (France), I was teached to the work of the mask and the art of the jester with William Nedel. I also very early associate film and video on stage, including making many recordings of performances. In recent years, my work of film distribution in the form of live performance and multiple collaborations lead me to reinvest more directly the scenic design work, including accompanying projects with technical innovations and dramaturgical writing related (...)