Jean Racine

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French advocate of Jansenism

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Music included the Cantique de Jean Racine by Faure, Locus Iste by Bruckner, Stainer's The Appeal of the Crucified and Mozart's Ave Verum Corpus as well as God So Loved the World from Stainer's Crucifixion.
Through performances in adaptations of works by playwrights including Jean Racine, William Shakespeare, Bertolt Brecht and Moliere, he has built a reputation as an outstanding actor.
Although the Requiem is the centerpiece of the concert choir's program, it will includes two other works by Faur: "Pavane" and the "Cantique de Jean Racine."
The 17th-century French dramatist Jean Racine called his piece Phedre.
Cantique de Jean Racine, Op 11 by Gabriel Faure and edited well by John Ritter, with Katrina Ladwig as accompanist was absolutely delightful.
Chapter Six defines Jean Racine's autobiography, in which the dramatist recounts his own personal struggle with his father over his secret reading of the Aethiopica, as "The End of the Line" for the Early Modern fascination with the spectacle of the monstrous.
The concert, entitled "Late Romantic Choral Masterworks", will present Puccini's Messa di Gloria, Faure's Cantique de Jean Racine and Vaughan Williams' Five Mystical Songs.
(2) In 1898 and again in 1901, he presented two papers on Euripides at the annual meetings of the American Philological Association in which he compared Euripides' characterization of Iphigenia with that of Jean Racine and J.
Greenberg (Romance studies, Cornell U.) offers explanations for why the tragedies by French dramatist Jean Racine (1639-99) so affected their original audiences and continue to move audiences today, when the passing of the classical world they lamented is no longer an open wound.
As well as Warwick Arts Centre, Stratford Picture House and Shrewsbury Cineworld in the West Midlands, more than 200 venues around the world will also screen the production, which is a Ted Hughes version of the original play by Jean Racine.
Sir Nigel Sheinwald, Britain's ambassador in the United States, is said to have taken the help of his wife, Lady Julia, to persuade Helen Mirren to play the title role in a National Theatre production of Phedre, a tragedy by Jean Racine, which will move to Washington in September after a three month run in London.
However, the only truly familiar works in the concert, Faure's Cantique de Jean Racine and his Requiem, were adequate, if less than sparkling.
Tragic Passages: Jean Racine's Art of the Threshold.
Choral/ vocal works include notably a Mass, a Cantique de Jean Racine, and about forty melodies.