Le roi d’Ys 10/03/2008 at 08:00 PM – Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center A tale of passion, scorn and redemption. A city faced with a watery annihilation. And the King’s daughter behind it all. Edouard Lalo’s grandest work, tells the tale of the mythical sunken city of Ys, a subject that has inspired writers, musicians,…

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Édouard Lalo, Le roi d’Ys By Vincent Giroud, Professor, Université de Franche-Comté Written for the concert Le roi d’Ys, performed on Oct 3, 2008 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Like his friend and admirer Emmanuel Chabrier, Édouard Lalo (1823-92) had an unorthodox musical career: he was never formally enrolled in the Paris Conservatoire, nor…

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