The New Year’s concerts attracted a large audience at the Halle aux Grains. The Orchester du Capitole, conducted by Stanislav Kochanovsky, paid tribute to its General Delegate Thierry d’Argoubet.
From December 30 to January 1, the Halle aux Grains was sold out for the three New Year’s concerts, bringing together 6,000 spectators. And if Tugan Sokhiev, titular conductor of the Orchester du Capitole, did not ensure this festive meeting, he passed the baton to a fellow citizen, Stanislav Kochanovsky, who received all the votes, two years after his enthusiastic debut. at the head of the formation. It is true that the program chosen, with extracts from the music of Tchaikovsky’s ballets, “Swan Lake” and “The Nutcracker”, had something to delight the many spectators. On this occasion, the musicians of the Capitol paid tribute to the general delegate of the orchestra, Thierry d’Argoubet, who is retiring, “thanking him for all that (he) has given them during these years”. They then played him a piece he adores, “Le jardin féerique”, by Ravel.