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Véronique Gens (Proserpine), Marie-Adeline Henry (Angiola), Frédéric Antoun (Sabatino), Andrew Foster-Williams (Squarocca), Jean Teitgen (Renzo)
Munchner Rundfunkorchester, Flemish Radio Choir, Ulf Schirmer
Frédéric Antoun is a bright, not exactly nuanced Sabatino and Jean Teitgen a warm and sympathetic Renzo, but the main prize goes to Véronique Gens for her utterly superb singing of the title... — More…
2 CDs + Book
Elizabeth Watts (Josephine), Toby Spence (Ralph Rackstraw), John Mark Ainsley (Sir Joseph Porter KCB), Andrew Foster-Williams (Captain Corcoran), Hilary Summers (Buttercup), Neal Davies (Dick Deadeye), Gavan Ring (Bill Bobstay), Barnaby Rea (Bob Becket), Kitty Whately (Hebe), Tim Brooke-Taylor (narrator)
Richard Egarr brings springy energy to the score...Elizabeth Watts's Josephine has a mischievous touch. — More…
Flemish Radio Choir & Brussels Philharmonic, Hervé Niquet
Hervé Niquet and his forces are superb guides through this repertory, little of which has previously appeared on disc…orchestral textures are admirably lucid, the choral singing beautifully focused... — More…
2 CDs + Book
Mathias Vidal (Le Marquis de Cinq-Mars), Véronique Gens (La Princesse Marie de Gonzague), Tassis Christoyannis (Le Conseiller de Thou), Andrew Foster-Williams (Le Père Joseph), André Heyboer (Le Vicomte de Fontrailles), Norma Nahoun (Marion Delorme), Marie Lenormand (Ninon de L’Enclos, Un Berger),...
Extremely well performed by Ulf Schirmer and his Bavarian forces…Mathias Vidal has an ideal voice for this repertoire: slightly reedy, with a pleasing fast vibrato. Véronique Gens finds all the... — More…
2 CDs + Book
Gabrielle Philiponet (Marina), Jennifer Borghi (Vanda), Nora Gubisch (Marpha), Philippe Talbot (Dimitri), Andrew Foster-Williams (Le Comte de Lusace), Nicolas Courjal (L’Archevêque Job), Julien Véronèse (Le Prieur), Jean Teitgen (Le Roi de Pologne), Joris Derder (Le Chef des Bohémiens / Un Officier),...
Joncières had clearly absorbed what he could from Meyerbeer, Weber, Gounod, Verdi and others...This performance manifestly believes in Dimitri, and the fusion of fine, fervent singing and vivid,... — More…
Cantates, choeurs et musique symphonique
Chantal Santon, Virginie Pochon, Gabrielle Philiponet (sopranos), Jennifer Borghi, Marie Kalinine, Noelle Schepens (mezzos), Frédéric Antoun, Julien Dran, Mathias Vidal (tenors), Joris Derder (baritone), Andrew Foster-Williams (bass-baritone), Jean Teitgen (bass)
Brussels Philharmonic, Flemish...