The bassoon emerges from the shadows

Christian Merlin

Prokofiev gave it the role of grandfather in Peter and the Wolf. No wonder: the most underrated of wind instruments is also the deepest in the orchestra. It can be seen from afar, with its long tube of precious wood, but it has more than one trick up its sleeve: while composers have often exploited its mocking or mischievous side, the bassoon is also capable of singing with poignant, nostalgic lyricism. Let's discover an instrument
full of surprises.

Practical info

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

8, place de la République - Reims
Bus 11 and Cirybus: "Boulingrin" stop
Tramway: Lines A and B, "Schneiter" station
CPA parking lot: République