By Arnold Schönberg with musicians from the Chapelle Musical Reine Elisabeth: Tomoko Taguchi voice
Trio Tzilia: Tomoko Honda piano, Pieter Jansen violin, Benjamin Glorieux cello
Caroline Peeters flute, Evy Van Dongen clarinet, François Deppe direction, Jean-Luc Plouvier narration
Definitive masterpiece of musical expressionism, this work from 1912 renews the classic vocal style of song-speak. At once sublime and trivial, the songs of this lunatic Pierrot sets off a grand Cabaret of sharp light and shadow.