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Sandrine Piau (soprano)
Le Concert de la Loge, Julien Chauvin
This is utterly adorable from start to finish…In the booklet Piau speaks of her joy at performing this kind of repertoire and her rapture is palpable from the breathless opening moments of Saint-Saens’s... — More…
Véronique Gens (soprano)
Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Hervé Niquet
Gens is in fine voice – indeed, she seems to be in her prime. Her diction is as always immaculate and she produces a stream of elegant tone…and the required vocal heft to ride Massenet’s orchestra... — More…
Idil Biret (piano), Irina Nikotina (violin, Massenet Concerto)
Bilkent Symphony Orchestra, Alain Pâris
Nora Gubisch (Thérèse), Charles Castronovo (Armand de Clerval), Étienne Dupuis (André Thorel), François Lis (Morel), Yves Saelens (Un Officier), Patrick Bolleire (Un Officier / Un Officier municipal), Gaspard Ferret (Une Voix)
Choeur et Orchestre Opéra national Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon,...
Altinoglu conducts with idiomatic flair, varying the pace in a way that points up the score’s strengths. Gubisch’s contralto-ish Thérèse sounds a touch matronly, but the tender husband-and-wife... — More…