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Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique - SCO & Ticciati - Pizzicato


01 June 2012
Pizzicato

Avec leur interpretation de la Symphonie Fantastique, Robin Ticciati et le Scottish Chamber Orchestra savant ajouter un element particulier à la riche discographie de l'œuvre, car on n'aura pas encore entendu une Symphonie fantastique si légère, si transparente, et si superbement romantique. Ticciati a bien écouté ses concurrents avec ensembles sur instruments modernes du ‘Scottish Chamber' il réduit le vibrato et aiguise le son. Il use d'un rubato expressif et, avec des accents et des nuances dynamiques, il nous sert un son si richement colorié qu'on a envie de réécouter cette Symphonie aussitôt que les derniers sons du 5th mouvement se sont éteints. Ticciati remplace le grand orchestre par la fraîcheur et la delicatessen, sans manquer de force percussive dans des attaques franches et vives. Dès le premier movement, d'une retenue réveuse, on suit le jeune chef à travers un parcours tellement bien nuance que l'oreille doit constamment se réajuster à ces nouvelles valeurs et aux melodies décapées. Une lecture toute aussi vibrante de l'ouverture poor ‘Béatrice et Bénédict' est un complement bienvenu sur ce SACD impeccablement realise par Linn.

En revanche, je ne trouverai guère de mots positives par rapport à la Fantastique de Jean-Pilippe Trembay et de l'Orchestre de la Francophonie du Canada. Les deux premiers mouvements sont soignés, mais le 3rd est carrément ennuyeux et le 4th tourne  au grotesque et rate donc le sujet, le rêve de l'artiste étant un cauchemar vécu de façon trés realiste. Le finale souffre de la ‘construction'. La musique ne coule pas naturellement comme la ferait un film, mais nous est passée sous forme de diapositives, une image suivant l'autre.


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