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Camilla Tilling (Angel), Rod Gilfry (Saint François), Hubert Delamboye (Leper), Henk Neven (Frère Léon), Tom Randle (Frère Massée), Donald Kaasch (Frère Élie), Armand Arapian (Frère Bernard), Jan Willem Baljet (Frère Sylvestre), André Morsch (Frère Rufin)
The Hague Philharmonic Orchestra &...
This Netherlands Opera production from Pierre Audi… is a triumph of wonderfully inventive, yet sympathetic direction. The imagery follows Messiaen's knack for sophisticated simplicity. His... — More…
DVD Video + CD$19.75
Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, 11.01.2017
Philippe Jaroussky, Sir Bryn Terfel, Wiebke Lehmkuhl, Pavol Breslik, Hanna-Elisabeth Müller
NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, Ensemble Praetorius, NDR Choir, Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Thomas Hengelbrock
There are plenty of musical highlights – oboist Kalev Kuljus’s exquisite ‘Pan’, from Britten’s Six Metamorphoses after Ovid; a lithe, light-textured finale from Messiaen’s Turangalila Symphony;... — More…
Luxembourg 7 July 1979
CD + DVD Video$26.25
Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle
Rattle’s performance of Messiaen’s 1963 score superbly well, and the control of rhythm and colour is exemplary. The LSO winds and percussion are on superb form and Pierre-Laurent Aimard’s contribution... — More…