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George Benjamin: Lessons in Love and Violence

Stéphane Degout (King), Barbara Hannigan (Isabel), Gyula Orendt (Gaveston/Stranger), Peter Hoare (Mortimer), Samuel Boden (Boy/Young King)

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, George Benjamin

The singing—and the orchestra, conducted by the composer himself—is flawless...powerful singing and a balanced execution of sound give voice to a dramatic libretto and an arresting score, making... More…
  • Limelight Magazine Recordings of the Year
    2019
    Nominated - Opera
  • Grammy Awards
    62nd Awards (2019)
    Nominee - Best Opera Recording

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Benjamin, G: Lessons in Love and Violence

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  • Samuel Boden, Andri Björn Róbertsson, Barbara Hannigan, Krisztina Szabó, Peter Hoare, Gyula Orendt, Jennifer France, Stéphane Degout
  • Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
  • George Benjamin

Part 1, Scene 1: I. It's Nothing To Do With Loving a Man

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Part 1, Scene 1: II. Not When You Grip My Neck

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Part 1, Scene 1: III. Don't Call Him Nothing

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Part 1, Scene 2: I. Who Are These People, Mortimer?

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Part 1, Scene 2: II. My Husband Died

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Part 1, Scene 2: III. Bring Me A Cup Of Vinegar

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Part 1, Scene 2: IV. Why Do The Poor Sleep Three In A Bed

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Part 1, Scene 3: I. How Can I Love You?

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Part 1, Scene 3: II. Here - Look - Is My Baby King

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Part 1, Scene 3: III. Please, Everyone Be Seated

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Part 1, Scene 4: I. I'm Cold. I Was Dreaming

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Part 1, Scene 4: II. Why Should You Love Him, Tell Me?

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Part 1, Scene 4: III. Then Stay In The Dark

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Part 2, Scene 5: I. D'You Like Dogs

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Part 2, Scene 5: II. Let The Man In

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Part 2, Scene 5: III. When A Man Will Be Cut Into Pieces

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Part 2, Scene 6: I. Drumming - I Can Hear Drumming

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Part 2, Scene 6: II. Oh, I Am A Bad Person

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Part 2, Scene 6: III. Take It, Mortimer

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Part 2, Scene 6: IV. Here - Look, Is The Living King

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Part 2, Scene 6: V. Why Do I Feel Nothing

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Part 2, Scene 7: I. What Is The Music?

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Part 2, Scene 7: II. Let Me Explain To You The Entertainment

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