Bernard Foccroulle

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Bernard Foccroulle (born in Liège, 23 November 1953) is a Belgian organist, composer, conductor and opera director. He studied at the Conservatoire de Liège and initially became known as a member of the Ricercar Consort. He was president of the Jeunesses musicales, then in 1992 named director of the Théâtre royal de la Monnaie.[1][2][3]

Works[edit]

  • Resonance (for pipe and electronic organ), 1976
  • Acousmie (for organ and synthesizer), 1980
  • Tiento de diversos modes, 1982
  • Sinforuen (for organ, bells and percussion), 1984
  • Capriccio, 1986[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pascale Seys, Access: Quels publics pour la musique classique? Page 288 Festival de Wallonie - 2003 "Bernard Foccroulle, directeur général de La Monnaie, Bruxelles. Bernard Foccroulle est né à Liège en 1953. Organiste de formation et membre du Ricercar Consort, il s'est distingué sur la scène internationale comme interprète du répertoire ..."
  2. ^ Paul F. State - Historical Dictionary of Brussels - Page 302 2004 "In 1992, Bernard Foccroulle succeeded Mortier as director, and new productions were added to the traditional ..."
  3. ^ Jacques Mercier - Belges en France - Page 150 2006 "Bernard Foccroulle est né à Liège en 1953. Organiste et compositeur, formé au Conservatoire de Liège, il est un brillant interprète. Il est président des Jeunesses musicales, puis en 1992 est nommé directeur du Théâtre royal de la Monnaie."
  4. ^ John Henderson - A directory of composers for organ1996 "Foccroulle B. b.1953 Belgium Bernard Foccroulle, writer and teacher, is director of the Brussels Opera. His compositions include Resonance 1976 (for pipe and electronic organ), Acousmie (for organ and synthesizer) 1980, Tiento de diversos"