- Fabrice Mantegna (Tenor)
- Richard Rittelmann (Baritone)
- Hanna Schaer (Mezzo Soprano)
- Vincent Texier (Baritone)
- Annie Vavrille (Mezzo Soprano)
- Sarah Aristidou (Voice)
- Renaud Delaigue (Voice)
- Douglas Duteil (Voice)
- Thierry Felix (Voice)
- Daniel Galvez-Vallejo (Tenor)
- Sibylle Liévois (Voice)
Notes & Reviews:
With his 'Saul', the Italian composer Flavio Testi joins the select company of great musicians who have retold the eminently tragic story of the king of Israel and his tormented relationship with his son Jonathan and the shepherd David who will succeed to his throne. But unlike Handel, Charpentier and Nielsen, he has not based his work directly on the Bible, but on the highly personal drama by Andre Gide.
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Andrea Luchesi (1741-1801): Sinfonie Avanti L'Opera / Ferruccio Busoni CO, Massimo Belli
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Toshio Hosokawa (b.1955): Voyage VIII; Voyage X Nozarashi; Stunden-Blumen; Arc Song; / Melbyn Poore, tuba; Tadashi Tajima, shakuhachi; Helen Bledsoe, flute; Ulrich Löffler, piano; Peter Veale, oboe; Mifjam Schröder, harp
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Lars Bisgaard (b.1947), Finn Lykkebo (1937-1984) & Per Norgard (b. 1932): Contemporary Danish Piano Music / Carl Petersson, piano
Paula Diehl (b.1925): Separation - Various Works / Bradford Gleim, baritone; Chiharu Naruse, piano; Moyzes Quartet; Moravian PO, Petr Vronsky; Slovak RSO & Choir, Robert Stankovsky; Czech RSO, Vladimír Válek
Works DetailsTesti, Flavio : Saül, opera in 3 acts
- Performers: Sarah Aristidou (Voice); Renaud Delaigue (Voice); Douglas Duteil (Voice); Thierry Felix (Voice); Daniel Galvez-Vallejo (Tenor); Sibylle Liévois (Voice); Fabrice Mantegna (Tenor); Richard Rittelmann (Baritone); Hanna Schaer (Mezzo Soprano); Vincent Texier (Baritone); Annie Vavrille (Mezzo Soprano)
- Conductor: Massimo Zanetti
- Ensemble: ORTF Philharmonic Orchestra
- Running Time: 4 min. 43 sec.
- Period Time: Modern
- Written: 1991