Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
Famous Works Involving Orchestra
Carmen Suite No. 1, Carmen Suite No. 2, Jeux d’enfants
- Bizet was a child prodigy. His mother was an accomplished pianist, and his father was a voice teacher. They gave Bizet his first music lesson.
- Bizet’s early keyboard and orchestral compositions were unsuccessful. It was not until later in his life that they became popular.
- His birth name was Alexandre César Léopold.
Get to know Bizet in this video by Columbus Symphony Bassoonist Doug Fisher!
Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Bizet’s Music
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