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GUSTAVO DUDAMEL CONDUCTS BRAHMS Symphony Nº1 Op.68 III RFPhO LIVE IV / 2012
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The Salle Pleyel (French: Pleyel room) is a concert hall in Paris, France.The resident ensembles are the Orchestre de Paris and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France. History and Design: An earlier salle Pleyel opened in December 1839 at nº 22 rue Rochechouart; it saw the premieres of many important works, including the second (1868) and fifth (1896) piano concertos by Saint-Saëns, and Ravel's Pavane pour une infante défunte and Jeux d'eau (April 5, 1902) and Sonata for Violin and Cello (April 6, 1922). Its replacement, a 3,000-seat hall, was commissioned in 1927 by piano manufacturer Pleyel et Cie and designed by Gustave Lion The inauguration concert by the Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, with Robert Casadesus as soloist and Igor Stravinsky, Maurice Ravel, and Philippe Gaubert as conductors, included music by Wagner, Manuel de Falla, Igor Stravinsky, Paul Dukas, Debussy, and Ravel. A fire ravaged the interior of the hall on 28 June 1928 and the renovat