Chanel – Spring Summer 2011 by Karl Lagerfeld – Full Fashion Show Part 1 in High Quality. (Widescreen – Exclusive Video)
Very artistic, the place is spectacular . It’s classic music is always in fashion. i love the whole thing.
ORCHESTRA BY MICHEL GAUBERT
” It all started with a wisecrack made by Karl Lagerfeld in the Chanel Studio in July this year.
While we were talking about the October fashion show, a French-style garden setting in the Grand Palais and Last Year at Marienbad as inspiration for the collection, Karl was wondering what we should do for music. He was quick to come up with the idea of a philarmonic orchestra.
It was quite an idea since we had to get an orchestra of 80 musicians to play bang in the centre of the Grand Palais, a magical location by all standards whose accoustics are not its best feature.
Thomas Roussel, a young conductor with great ideas, was to be the man for the job; a man of talent who is always a pleasure to work with. During our discussions, we came up with the idea of making a soundtrack that was to be our version of Last Year at Marienbad, as the original score, composed by Francis Seyrig, would have been slightly nerve-racking to present the collection…” Chanel News