Digital Concert Hall

Francis Poulenc : Figure Humaine

Francis Poulenc : Figure Humaine

Text: Paul Eluard

Conductor: Yuval Benozer Assistant Conductor: Guy Pelc

Duration of work: 17:49 minutes

The Israeli Vocal Ensemble performs for the first time in Israel the cantata Figure Humaine, composed by Francis Poulenc in 1942, for texts by the French poet Paul Eluard, during the Nazi occupation. The work is considered by many to be the pinnacle of Poulenc’s work, if not one of the best works written in the 20th century.