Un mois de harcèlement, quatre ans de dépression.
Raphaëlle, adolescente choyée, élève d’une des plus élitistes écoles parisiennes, a payé très cher l’agression violente et sans répit de « camarades » de classe, qui pensent pouvoir tout se permettre.
Ce long tunnel, marqué par les tentatives de suicide, la boulimie, les TOC et la déscolarisation, est aussi celui d’Isabelle, sa mère, qui vit l’effondrement de sa fille comme une remise en cause de ses qualifications de parent. …
With this superlative 1999 recording by violinist Isabelle van Keulen with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra under Thomas Dausgaard, the Swedish modernist Allan Pettersson's late Second Violin Concerto receives its first digital recording. The only previous recording on Capriccio from 1980 had been performed by the forces that gave the work its premiere early that year, violinist Ida Haendel with the Swedish Radio Symphony under Herbert Blomstedt, and it stood inviolate for almost 20 years until the arrival of this disc.
None of these reconstructions are included in Teldec’s Bach 2000, although the better-known ‘originals’ obviously are. The real newcomer is the Sinfonia, BWV1045 (5'34'') ‘to an unknown cantata’ which – as befits a BWV number that immediately precedes the First Brandenburg Concerto – is rumbustious, festive and thematically likeable. Time and again I could sense allusions to other Bach instrumental pieces, though the soloist’s ceaseless arpeggiating is sometimes a distraction. We’re told it’s authentic (the manuscript source suggests a violin concerto in the making) but something about its harmonic language doesn’t quite ring true, though that reaction might well be due to lack of familiarity.