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Magdalena Kožená (Juliette), Steve Davislim (Michel), Frédéric Goncalves, Michéle Lagrange & Nicolas Testé
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras
…the ardour of the exchanges are superbly captured by Mackerras and his instrumentalists. Magdalena Kožená is magnificent as the volatile Julietta and is excellently matched by Steve Davislim's... — More…
Czech Philharmonic, Jiří Bělohlávek
This sounds throughout, even in the numinous calling of the Lord which conjures up the composer’s familiar spooky vein, like Martinů lite…There’s a performance of the First Symphony, Bělohlávek’s... — More…
Simona Saturová (Ariane), Zoltán Nagy (Theseus), Baurzhan Anderzhanov (Minotaurus), Abdellah Lasri (Bouroun/Wachmann), Tijl Faveyts (Alter Mann), Ivo Kahánek (piano)
Essener Philharmoniker, Aalto-Theater Essen Choir soloists, Tomáš Netopil
The score’s haunting neo-Classicism is brought to fresh life by Netopil, who draws superlative playing from his Essen orchestra. His Ariane, Simona Šaturová...with a softergrained soprano still... — More…
Juanita Lascarro (Julietta) & Kurt Streit (Michel)
Frankfurt Opera Orchestra, Chor der Oper Frankfurt, Sebastian Weigle
Sebastian Weigle draws incisive playing from the Frankfurters, teasing out the crunchy textures…[Lascarro is] intense and passionate…[Streit] attacks Michel’s treacherously high-lying, declamatory... — More…
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John Mitchinson, Helen Field, John Tomlinson & Catherine Savory
Prague Philharmonic Choir, Kühn Children´s Chorus & Brno Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras
The vocal performances are without exception magnificent: John Mitchinson as Manolios and Helen Field as Katerina, respectively Christ and Mary Magdalen, deliver near definitive readings of their... — More…
Jaroslav Horácek (Grigoris), René Tucek (Kostandis), Zdenek Jankovský (Yannakos) Oldrich Spisar (Panait), Vilém Pribyl (Manolios), Lubomír Havlák (Michelis), Nada Šormová (Lenio), Richard Novák (Fotis), Karel Petr (Starý muž), Eva Depoltová (Katerina), Božena Effenberková (Despinio), Martin Ružek...
A charismatic 1981 performance from Czech conductor Libor Pešek — More…