French Kiss

Traditional New Year's Concert of the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra

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The 2023 New Year's Concert will delight music lovers with French charm, sophistication, passion and extravaganza. 

  • Conductor: David Niemann
  • Soloist: Fleur Barron, mezzo-soprano
  • Programme: E. Chabrier, G. Bizet, M. Ravel, H. Berlioz, C. Debussy, Ch. Aznavour, Barbara, J. Matičič, C. Dumont

French music will flow seamlessly from Georges Bizet and excerpts from Carmen, the Romantic composer’s most famous opera, a selection from the song cycle Les nuits d'été by Hector Berlioz, to passionate music by Maurice Ravel and popular French chansons by Charles Aznavour, Barbara and Édith Piaf, sung by the charismatic Singaporean-British mezzo-soprano Fleur Barron. The Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra will perform under the baton of one of the most talented conductors of his generation, the young German conductor David Niemann. Join us for an enchanting evening filled with a rich variety of French music styles and genres.


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