Centre de recherches francophones belges

Novecento: Pianiste

As part of the ’Semaine de la Francophonie’, a week of events celebrating the French language, the Institut Français Écosse will be hosting an adaptation of Alessandro Baricco's Novecento: pianiste.

Film still of boy at piano and man standing

An abandoned child, born on The Virginian, Novecento is adopted by the ship's crew and grows into a pianist of exceptional talent. Originally created in 1994 by Alessandro Baricco this contemporary muscal tale has been adapted for performances by many different companies in many different forms.

This performance will be held on the 20th of March from 6.30-8pm.

For more details see the French Institute in Scotland page: