Abbotsholme Arts Society

Debussy Remembered

“I do not know whether one ought to laugh or cry at it. Perhaps both”. These were the words of Claude Debussy, describing his ‘Sonate’, the most famous flute harp viola trio ever written. In 2018, Debussy’s centenary year, this programme of tribute explores the music of Debussy, his influences, and music inspired by the ‘Sonate’.

Claude Debussy Sonate

Francois Couperin La Superbe

Gabriel Fauré Après un rêve & Aurore

Claude Debussy En bateau

Maurice Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin

Claude Debussy Syrinx

Richard Rodney Bennett Sonata after Syrinx

Claude Debussy Children’s Corner

Trio Anima