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This page lists all recordings of Thaïs by Jules Emile Frederic Massenet (1842-1912).

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Anna Moffo (Thaïs), Gabriel Bacquier (Athanaël), José Carreras (Nicias), Justino Diaz (Palémon), Patricia Clark (Crobyle), Antonia Butler (Myrtale), Elizabeth Bainbridge (Albine), Jessica Cash (La Charmeuse), Leslie Fyson (Servant)

Ambrosian Opera Chorus & New Philharmonia Orchestra, Julius...

Lushly upholstered at every turn, this should have been a perfect Thaïs, but Anna Moffo in the title role has problems with pitch which mar a vintage recording. However Jose Carreras and Gabriel... More…

2 CDs


Usually despatched in 3 - 4 weeks

This release includes a digital booklet

Renée Fleming (Thaïs), Thomas Hampson (Athanael), Giuseppe Sabbatini (Nicias), Estefano Palatchi (Palemon)

Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine, Yves Abel

At last – a modern recording of Thaïs with a soprano who can sing the title-role. All we need is a soprano with a fabulously beautiful voice, idiomatic French, a sensuous legato, pure high notes... More…

2 CDs


Usually despatched in 8 - 10 working days

No digital booklet included

Beverly Sills (Thaïs), Sherrill Milnes (Athanaël), Nicolai Gedda (Nicias), Richard Van Allan (Palémon), Ann-Marie Connors (Crobyle), Ann Murray (Myrtale), Norma Burrowes (La Charmeuse), Patricia Kern (Albine), Brian Ethridge (Un Serviteur)

John Alldis Choir & New Philharmonia Orchestra,...

2 CDs


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Geori Boue, Roger Bourdin, Michel Roux, Berthe Montmart, Odette Ricquier Yvonne Leroy, Jean Giraudeau

Orchestre et Choeurs de l'Opera de Paris, George Sebastian

No digital booklet included

Anna Smiech (Soprano), Christine Buffle (Soprano), Christophe Fel (Bass), Elodie Méchain (Mezzo soprano), Enrico Masiero (Baritone), Eva Mei (Soprano), Michele Pertusi (Bass), Tiziana Carraro (Mezzo soprano), William Joyner (Tenor)

Venice La Fenice Orchestra, Venice La Fenice Chorus, Marcello...

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Beverly Sills, Sherrill Milnes, Nicolai Gedda, Ann Murray, Richard van Allan, Norma Burrowes & Patricia Kern

John Alldis Choir & New Philharmonia Orchestra, Lorin Maazel

Maazel's 1976 studio recording boasts Beverly Sills in her prime as the eponymous courtesan, exuding a cool but tangible eroticism and sounding utterly at home with the role's high tessitura.... More…

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Nicolai Gedda (Werther), Victoria de los Ángeles (Charlotte, Manon), Henri Legay (Des Grieux), Beverly Sills (Thaïs), Sherrill Milnes (Athanaël), José van Dam (Don Quichotte), Alain Fondary (Sancho Panza), Teresa Berganza (Dulcinée) Georges Pretre, Pierre Monteux, Lorin Maazel, Michel Plasson

Much gorgeousness lurks within, not least Victoria de los Angeles’ Manon, the opportunity to hear an excellent cast in Hérodiade, plus the small and rare jewel that is Le jongleur de Notre- Dame.... More…

16 CDs

($59.25) $44.75

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Eva Mei (Thaïs), Michele Pertusi (Athanaël), William Joyner (Nicias), Christophe Fel (Palémon), Christine Buffle (Crobyle), Elodie Méchain (Myrtale), Tiziana Carraro (Albine), Anna Smiech (La Charmeuse), Enrico Masiero (Servant)

Orchestra and chorus of Teatro La Fenice di Venezia, Marcello...

2 CDs


Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

and finale from Il Tabarro

Fiorella Carmen Forti (Thaïs), Ettore Bastianini (Athanaël), Glauco Scarlini (Nicias), Antonio Massaria (Palémon), Alma Pezzi (Crobyle), Aurora Cattelani (Myrtale), Liliana Hussu (Albine)

Orhcestra & Chorus of Opera di Trieste, Luigi Toffolo

2 CDs


Usually despatched in 4 - 5 working days

Renée Fleming (Thaïs), Thomas Hampson (Athanaël) & Michael Schade (Nicias)

Orchestra & Chorus of the Metropolitan Opera, New York, Jesús López-Cobos (conductor) & John Cox (stage director)

Renée Fleming is vocally splendid, positively caressing Massenet's ornate vocal line with luscious ease...Thomas Hampson is an appropriately grim Athanaël, boiling with sublimated lust. More…

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