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Véronique Gens (Ketty Stevenson), Étienne Dupuis (Robert Perceval), Nicole Car (Julia), Eric Huchet (William Stevenson), Chantal Santon Jeffrey (Helene Le Barrois), Armando Noguera (Harris), Munchner Rundfunkorchester, Stefan Blunier
Look beyond the champagne-bubbles and bedroom farce antics and it quickly becomes apparent that this Fledermausesque rom-com about an unscrupulous American tycoon and his neglected wife has plenty... — More…
CD + BookOriginal price ($39.50) Reduced price $35.50
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…
Yann Beuron (Orphée), Natalie Dessay (Euridice), Laurent Naouri (Jupiter), Jean-Paul Fouchecourt (Pluton-Aristée), Ewa Podles (L'Opinion Publique), Patricia Petibon (Cupidon), Jennifer Smith (Diane), Veronique Gens (Vénus), Steven Cole (John Styx), Virginie Pochon (Minerve), Etienne Lescroart (Mercure)
Both the 'earthly' leads are superb: Natalie Dessay's secure, clear coloratura is well employed as the nagging wife...and one feels sorry for her hapless husband, Orphee, amiably characterized... — More…
2 CDsOriginal price ($18.75) Reduced price $15.50
Katherine Watson (soprano), Véronique Gens (soprano), Chantal Santon Jeffrey (soprano), Philippe-Nicolas Martin, Reinoud Van Mechelen (tenor), Zachary Wilder (tenor), Tassis Christoyannis (bass), Le Concert Spirituel, Hervé Niquet
The story is a splendid vehicle for Véronique Gens…She is in glorious voice...Van Mechelen is ideal as his namesake, mellifluous and attentive to the text. The other singers, familiar specialists... — More…
2 CDs + BookOriginal price ($38.25) Reduced price $30.50
Véronique Gens (Lilia), Karine Deshayes (Olympia), Edgaras Montvidas (Hélios), Nicolas Courjal (Nicanor / Satan), Julien Véronèse (Magnus)
Flemish Radio Choir & Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra, Hervé Niquet
we would listen in vain for anything approaching Berlioz's or Verdi's individuality, but the music is competently written and the soloists, especially Nicolas Coujal doubling as two baddie baritones,... — More…
Chantal Santon-Jeffery, Antoinette Dennefeld, Tassis Christoyannis, Véronique Gens, Éric Huchet, Loïc Félix, Matthieu Lécroart, Anaïs Constans, Patrick Kabongo, François Piolino, Yoann Dubruque, Raphaël Brémard, Jérôme Boutillier, Antoine Philippot, Philippe-Nicolas Martin, Diana Axentii
Offenbach deftly plays to the 19th-century French passion for all things Iberian with Spanish accents in the orchestration…A strong cast includes Véronique Gens as the wicked sister Leona who... — More…
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…
Recorded live at De Nederlandse Opera, September 2011
Véronique Gens (Iphigénie), Salomé Haller (Diane), Nicolas Testé (Agamemnon) & Anne Sofie von Otter (Clytemnestre), Mireille Delunsch (Iphigénie), Laurent Alvaro (Thoas), Jean-François Lapointe (Oreste), Yann Beuron (Pylade) & Salomé Haller (Diane)
Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble &...
in this performance every cross-hatched, baleful figure is crisp and clear...Veronique Gens's submissive, poised Iphigénie [en Aulide] becomes Mireille Delunsch's red-eyed, hysterical Iphigénie... — More…
Edgaras Montvidas, Véronique Gens, Jean-François Lapointe, Rachel Frenkel
Chor Des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Ulf Schirmer
There is much that is strong and much that is beautiful…Edgaras Montvidas and Véronique Gens make a fine pair of lovers, their ardent duet in Act 2 being one of the high spots…There’s excellent... — More…
CD + BookOriginal price ($41.50) Reduced price $33.25