Raphaël Feuillâtre, guitar

Thursday, November 21, 2024 - 7:30 PM
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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This concert is part of the Giesecke Bloom/Winkelman Artist Debut Series. You can subscribe to this series, Build Your Own subscription, or purchase a Season Pass. Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

About This Performance

One of the most exciting classical guitarists of his generation, Raphaël Feuillâtre has been praised for “his amazing sensitivity to his music and ability to create varied and beautiful soundscapes with his instrument” (Herald Tribune). The French guitarist’s PCMS debut offers an inspiring range of repertoire, spanning from Johann Sebastian Bach to the 20th century.

Bach: Prelude in C Major, BWV 846, from Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I
Couperin: Les barricades mystérieuses
Bach: Concerto in D Major, BWV 972 (after Vivaldi)
Scarlatti: Sonata in A Major, K. 208
Albéniz: Suite española, Op. 47, No. 5, Asturias (Leyenda)
Tarrega: Three Preludes
Mangoré: La Catedral
Piazzolla: Adiós Nonino

Raphaël Feuillâtre has received support from the Savarez string company and plays on Creation Cantiga Premium strings.

Watch the livestreamed concert via the video player below.

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Special thanks to Susan Giesecke Bloom and A. Charles Winkelman with support from The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, Theodore Presser Foundation, Dot and Rick Nelson, Sid Kaplan, and the American Philosophical Society for their support of our livestream series, and for helping us deliver world-class artistry to audiences around the globe.

The Artist(s)

Raphael Feuillatre
Raphaël Feuillâtre, guitar
Not a speck of museum dust rises when Raphaël Feuillâtre performs music from the distant past. The French classical guitarist, whose repertoire embraces everything from Johann Sebastian Bach and Rameau to contemporary compositions by Roland Dyens and Sérgio Assad, possesses the technical mastery and creative vision required to make works from all periods sound as if they were written yesterday – alive,… Read More


Raphaël Feuillâtre | Bach: Ich rufe zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ BWV 639
Raphaël Feuillâtre | Mangore: "Mazurka Appassionata"