June 17, 2022
Black Oak Ensemble's recording "Avant l'orage: French String Trios 1926–1939" to be released by Cedille Records, July 14

Double-album features seven rarely heard French string trios composed between the World Wars, including world premiere recordings of trios by Henri Tomasi, Robert Casadesus, and Gustave Samazeuilh, along with works by Jean Cras, Emile Goué, Jean Françaix, and Gabriel Pierné.

June 17, 2022―The Black Oak Ensemble continues its efforts to reveal and record rarely heard string trios by both prominent and lesser-known composers of the 20th century with its new recording, Avant l’orage (Before the Storm), to be released by Cedille Records in celebration of Bastille Day on July 14, 2022. The two-disc set features seven string trios, three of which are world premiere recordings, by French composers written in the 1920s and 30s between the two World Wars. Avant l’orage is available for pre-order here.

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