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Of Madness and Love - works by Berlioz inspired by Shakespeare incl. Roi Lear; Roméo et Juliette; La mort de Cléopatre / Vesselina Kasarova, mz; Soyoung Yoon, violin

Album Summary

>Berlioz, Hector : Roi Lear
>Berlioz, Hector : Roméo et Juliette
>Berlioz, Hector : Romanze für Violini und Orchester
>Berlioz, Hector : La Mort de Cléopâtre, for soprano & orchestra, H.36
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer
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Notes & Reviews:

After completing her training as a concert pianist and gaining her diploma, Vesselina Kasarova went on to study singing at the Music Academy of Sofia. She has since then given concerts and recitals throughout Europe, the USA and Japan. Ivor Bolton is chief conductor of the Mozarteumorchester Salzburg, with whom he has appeared annually at the Salzburg Festival since 2000, and on tour (including at the 2006 BBC Proms in London), and with whom he has already built up an extensive discography including a critically successful series of Bruckner Symphony recordings. The Sinfonieorchester Basel, rooted in the nation's northwest, is one of the oldest and most important orchestras in Switzerland. Of Madness and Love features vocal and instrumental works of Hector Berlioz inspired by the words of William Shakespeare.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Stadtcasino Basel, Musiksaal (08/25/2014-08/28/2014).



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Works Details

>Berlioz, Hector : Roi Lear :: Grande Ouverture
  • Conductor: Ivor Bolton
  • Ensemble: Basel Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Stadtcasino Basel, Musiksaal (08/25/2014-08/28/2014)
  • Running Time: 16 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 05/1831

>Berlioz, Hector : Roméo et Juliette :: Scène d'amour
  • Conductor: Ivor Bolton
  • Ensemble: Basel Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Stadtcasino Basel, Musiksaal (08/25/2014-08/28/2014)
  • Running Time: 16 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 09/1839

>Berlioz, Hector : Romanze für Violini und Orchester :: Rêverie et Caprice
  • Performer: Soyoung Yoon (Violin)
  • Conductor: Ivor Bolton
  • Ensemble: Basel Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Stadtcasino Basel, Musiksaal (08/25/2014-08/28/2014)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 03/1841

>Berlioz, Hector : La Mort de Cléopâtre, for soprano & orchestra, H.36
  • Performer: Vesselina Kasarova (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Ivor Bolton
  • Ensemble: Basel Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Stadtcasino Basel, Musiksaal (08/25/2014-08/28/2014)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 07/1829