- n French composer best known for his operas (1838-1875)
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- SM Philharmonic vows to rebuild
For Evelyn Dykema, there are different sorts of music. There is what you hear on radio, TV and online. And then there are the passionate sounds of the Santa Maria Philharmonic, rising to a roar and falling to a whisper as it accompanies soloists in Georges Bizet’s fiery opera, “Carmen.”
June 16, 2013 - Santa Maria Times
- Lalo Schifrin in NPR
The program I have recorded with Malcolm Martineau is a really rich variety of French mÃ©lodies over a hundred-year span, from the mid-19th to mid-20th century. It'sa rich tapestry - from Bizet to Poulenc - and it provides a delicious variety of... Susan Graham http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susan_Graham&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEJy2K1lqW32NQV61rhzZaq11yglw St. Louis Post-Dispatch http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.stltoday.com/blogzone/culture-club/culture-club/2009/01/mezzo-soprano-susan-graham-to-perform-duet-of-sorts-with-martha-stewart/&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGMRJ4B82uq-0Z3GLurzR28wOsDTA Jan 6, 2009
10395 14456 bizet I like opera," Schifrin says. "My father introduced me, even when I was even a child, to opera. And I was fascinated by the idea of dramatic story that develops with music. I paid attention to Verdi, Puccini, Bizet......"
- Oliver Sacks in Times Online
Nietzsche said, 'Bizet makes me a better philosopher',says Sacks, "and I sometimes feel that a musical background somehow organises more musical thinking."