Notes & Reviews:
Les Pêcheurs de perles is known above all for its magnificent duet for tenor and baritone. Here, that celebrated number is set in the context of a complete performance that expresses the very essence of Gallic style. Pierre Dervaux leads the forces of the Opéra-Comique and a cast of emblematic French singers of the post-War era. They are joined by Nicolai Gedda – Swedish-born, but characteristically and idiomatically elegant as the romantic hero Nadir.