Jeune France (Young France).

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French group of composers reacting against Les Six, who they thought made too lighthearted music. Their goal was to restore the deeper spiritual and human values in French music. Yves Baudrier initiated the group. The group members eventually went their own directions in music.

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Thu 17 Apr: L’Alma Chamber Orchestra en concert, le jeudi 17 avril à la Salle Pleyel 252 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris
Wed 23 Apr: Trois Miniatures Pour quatuor à cordes, Premiere and workshop by the Arditti Quartet Milton court concert hall, Guildhall School of Music & Drama (London)
Thu 24 Apr: Von Hollywood nach Pankow - Hanns Eisler und die Frauen Arnold Schönberg Center Schwarzenbergplatz 6 1030 Wien
Sun 27 Apr: Godelieve Shrama + Wouter Snoei Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Piet Heinkade 1 Amsterdam
Sat 3 May: Melodia Women’s Choir of NYC Presents “The Poet’s Song” Church of the Holy Apostles New York
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Dying days:
(1735) Georg Friedrich [George Frideric] Händel: Premiere of Alcina, in London, England.
(1849) Giacomo Meyerbeer: Premiere of Le Prophète, in Paris, France.
(1928) Joseph Matthias Hauer: Premiere of Wandlungen, in Baden-Baden, Germany.
(1962) Krzysztof Penderecki: Premiere of Polymorphia, in Hamburg, Germany.
(1989) Wolfgang Rihm: Premiere of Medea-Spiel, in Salzburg, Austria.

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Mitch Leigh (17 Mar)
Jean Wiener (11 Mar)
John Carbon (4 Mar)
Pawlu Grech (3 Mar)
Luigi Nono (27 Feb)

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